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Tuesday, 09 March 2010 15:09

Everything You Need To Know About LGBTQ Rights In Virginia

LGBT rights in Virginia.

LGBTQ rights have come a long way in Virginia, and there have been some major advances in recent years. There are still some challenges ahead, but it's clear that Virginia is making progress.

  • Same-Sex Marriage Ban Won’t Be Removed From Virginia Constitution

Despite the House rejected an amendment to remove the same-sex marriage ban from Virginia’s constitution, many are hopeful that this will change in the future.

Click this link to see why same-sex marriage is not legal in Virginia >>

  • Loudoun County School Board Passes Major Inclusive Policy

The Loudoun County School Board passed a major inclusive policy. The goal is to create a safe and inclusive environment for all students, regardless of their sexual orientation and gender identity. This policy update comes at a time when many states and school districts are struggling with how to best support LGBTQ+ students. The Loudoun County School Board's decision to protect students from LGBT discrimination and harassment is an important step in creating a more inclusive and welcoming environment for all students.

Click here to learn more about this inclusive policy! >>

  • Attempt to Remove Constitutional Ban on Same-Sex Marriage Passes Important Milestones 

The constitutional amendment banning marriage for same-sex couples has been in place since voters approval in 2006. An attempt to remove this ban has been introduced in the state.

See how the vote went to repeal the marriage equality ban in Virginia House and Senate >>

 

On the other hand, it's hit or miss in Michigan.

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