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Virginia Lawmakers Establish More LGBTQ Protections

Virginia Lawmakers Establish More LGBTQ Protections

This year's General Assembly session, the second in which Virginia's legislative body has been under Democratic control, saw further improvements over last year's already outstanding push for LGBTQ equality. The Democratic-controlled Virginia General Assembly worked...

Lawmakers Ban Gay Panic Defense In Virginia

Lawmakers Ban Gay Panic Defense In Virginia

A bill that will outlaw the notorious "gay panic" and "trans panic" defenses is headed to Governor Northam's desk for his signature. Virginia lawmakers passed a bill that will ban the use of a person’s perceived or actual sexual orientation or gender identity as a...




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