The LGBT Democrats of Virginia PAC, formerly the Virginia Partisans, announced that the organization has endorsed Terry McAuliffe for Governor. “We are excited to endorse Terry McAuliffe, and it’s not just because he’s the Democratic nominee,” said Brad Hodgson, PAC President. “Terry has been long been an outspoken advocate for the LGBT community and their [...]
LGBT Democrats of Virginia contacted the 2013 Democratic nominee for Governor of Virginia, Terry McAuliffe, to find out where he stands on LGBT equality. His statement is below.
“As Governor, I will re-enact and enforce tough non-discrimination protections because no one should lose their job because of who they love. Virginia has to be known [...]
In the last five years opinions have been rapidly changing in support of LGBT citizens. President Obama is in support of marriage equality, the abolishment of Don’t Ask Don’t Tell has given freedom to those who serve and will serve in our military, and finally the court challenges to DOMA show that discrimination cannot [...]
President Barack Obama, in what is being described as a much more liberal inaugural address than his last in 2009, made many references to the challenges the nation faces, and the importance of working together, as a nation, to overcome those challenges.
Obama took a moment to focus on gay rights, saying, “Our journey is [...]
The following is an open letter from Sen. Donald McEachin asking for your support for the Virginia Non-Discrimination Act. You can reach the Equality Virginia petition at http://www.equalityvirginia.org/what-we-do/ending-discrimination/workplace-discrimination/support-sb701/.
Dear LGBT Caucus,
Let me first thank you for all your hard work on behalf of Democrats and causes we both hold dear. Your [...]
The LGBT Democrats of VA Caucus will hold its general membership meeting on Saturday, December 8th at noon at the Sadler Center at William & Mary. The meeting will be in the James Room of the center, which is located at 200 Stadium Drive, Williamsburg, VA 23186. The meeting will follow the State Party of [...]
Virginia Partisans, the PAC of LGBT Democrats of Virginia, today announced endorsements of 14 incumbents and candidates for federal and local offices in Virginia’s upcoming Nov. 6th general election. These 14 candidates join five others previously endorsed during the primary season this summer, for a total of 19 endorsements.
“We learned last year [...]
The election is only 21 days away and there is a lot of work to do to make sure that President Obama and all of our Democratic candidates get elected across the state. Virtual phone banking is incredibly popular and you can do it from anywhere by just logging on to www.barackobama.com or [...]
The Republican National Convention and so is the Democratic National Convention. The latest polls are out and President Obama got a bump from the convention and some wonderful speakers who laid out the stark difference between he and Mitt Romney. President Clinton did an outstanding job of dissecting the falsehoods of the Romney/Ryan campaign, but he was not the only [...]
September and October will be hugemonths for the Obama Campaign here in Virginia. More Obama offices are opening across Virginia since we are a very big battle ground state. Bottom line is that when the President wins Virginia he has a second term! The Republicans know that too and they are here for a fight. More [...]
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