About Us

The LGBT Democrats of Virginia is the LGBT caucus of the Democratic Party of Virginia, and was formed in 2009 as the official LGBT organization within the Democratic Party of Virginia, taking the place of Virginia Partisans.

We present issues and act as an advocate for LGBT persons within the Democratic Party of Virginia; help elect Democratic candidates by providing a centralized repository of expertise and a clearinghouse for all LGBT campaign activities through working with various Democratic campaigns by organizing LGBT persons in Virginia to promote the values of service, competence and honor in support of the Democratic Party and its candidates; encourage participation of LGBT persons in the party; encourage, educate, and finance LGBT persons who aspire to public office; and raise awareness of LGBT issues in the Commonwealth and the Democratic Party of Virginia.

Membership is open to gay, lesbian, bisexual, and transgendered persons, along with LGBT allies, who are registered to vote in the Commonwealth of Virginia, believe in the principles of the Democratic Party, and pledge to not support any candidates in opposition to Democratic nominees.