Insights from our Executive Board
The Board would like to invite you to our FREE virtual Holiday Brunch that will be held on December 19th from 11 am to 1 pm.
This year has been a challenging one for politicians and staff. Our normal operations have all been turned upside down. Almost nothing we normally do during a year, including upwards of 40 live events, door knocking, or live fundraisers happened this year. Our entire outlook on the year changed dramatically overnight, and like everyone in politics, our way of doing things had to change dramatically too.
This year we have not been able to attend any traditional events around the Commonwealth to do voter registration, education, or planning! That is why WE NEED YOU more NOW than ever!
‘Do not get lost in a sea of despair. Be hopeful, be optimistic. Our struggle is not the struggle of a day, a week, a month, or a year, it is the struggle of a lifetime. Never, ever be afraid to make some noise and get in good trouble, necessary trouble.” – Congressman John Lewis
We have a new LGBT Veterans for Biden calling time and we want to remind you that there are some Congressional primaries on Tuesday, June 23rd!
COVID-19 has changed everything! Not only do we need to think about day-to-day activities that we have taken for granted in the past, we also need to rethink how we do outreach, campaigns, and elections this year.
June is just around the corner. Although this year won’t look like past years, we can still celebrate our PRIDE in our community. Roots of the LGBT Democrats of Virginia stretch back 28 years.
With the nominations for positions on the board of LGBT Democrats of Virginia not having any contested offices and being within the number of members allowable according to the bylaws of the organization, all nominees have been elected.
LGBT Democrats of Virginia endorses Jennifer Boysko in the special election to fill the seat being vacated by Congresswoman-Elect Jennifer Wexton in Virginia’s 33rd Senate District. Boysko has a strong legislative record on issues important to LGBTQ Virginians.
The LGBT Democrats of Virginia will meet on Saturday, December 8th at 1:30 pm in the Suntrust Building in Downtown Richmond.
So far this year we have thrown four great Meet-and-Greet Fundraisers for our endorsed candidates. We aren’t done though! We would like to start a series of “Giving Blitz” campaigns.
Find out more about Abigail Spanberger, ex-CIA agent, mom, and candidate for Congress in the 7th District.
On September 1, the LGBT Democrats of Virginia held a fundraiser in Colonial Beach in conjunction with the Westmoreland Democratic Committee. Looking out of the gate on a wonderful view of the Potomac River, while sitting around the sparkling salt water pool was an amazing way to spend the beginning of Labor Day weekend.