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Across the country, people are calling for justice for black trans individuals that have been violently killed. (WYDaily/Wikimedia Commons)

Black, trans and afraid: A community fighting for acceptance

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The Black Lives Matter movement has sparked outcries for justice in various communities across the nation and now black transgender individuals are also sharing...
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Black and gay in America: How a ‘subset’ of men struggle for acceptance

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Living life in the LGBTQ community can be difficult for anyone, but for black gay men acceptance poses an even greater challenge.  A 2016 study...
After discussions about LGBTQ inclusion caused strife at the 2019 annual conference of the United Methodist Church, local congregations are also taking a stance on the issue. (WYDaily/Wikimedia Commons)

Pride festival postponed to next year. You can expect a virtual event instead

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Celebrating Pride in the Historic Triangle will have to wait. Love is Love Tidewater postponed its first Pride Festival to next year because of the...

Virginia lawmakers send LGBTQ protections bill to governor

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RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Virginia lawmakers gave final passage Wednesday to a comprehensive anti-discrimination bill that advocates said will make the state...
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Here’s how employers are creating a diverse workplace through the LGBTQ community

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While finding a job can be difficult for anyone, individuals in the LGBTQ community might have a more difficult time finding workplaces that accept...

Virginia lawmakers pass protections for LGBTQ people

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RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Virginia lawmakers passed comprehensive anti-discrimination legislation Thursday that advocates said makes the state the first in the South...
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ICYMI: MLK Memorial, churches and LGBTQ, pot arrests and more

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With dozens of headlines every day, it’s easy to miss some here and there. Get in on the conversation with this list of WYDaily’s most-read...
After discussions about LGBTQ inclusion caused strife at the 2019 annual conference of the United Methodist Church, local congregations are also taking a stance on the issue. (WYDaily/Wikimedia Commons)

LGBTQ or bust: Some churches say it’s worth splitting for

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While finding a religious organization can be a life-changing event for many, it can be a struggle for members of the LGBTQ community. In Williamsburg,...