LGBTQ Virginia Lawmakers Pass Protections for LGBTQ People By Associated Press • Feb 6, 2020 Virginia lawmakers have passed comprehensive anti-discrimination legislation that advocates say makes the state the first in the South to enact such protections for LGBTQ people. Lawmakers Likely to Pass Anti-Discrimination Legislation By Mallory Noe-Payne • Jan 10, 2020 Virginia Democrats have long pushed to expand the state’s nondiscrimination laws to include protections for gay and transgender people. They think this is the year it will happen. At Least Two Virginia Lawmakers Want LGBTQ-Related Questions on the 2020 Census By Michael Pope • Nov 26, 2019 AP Photo / J. Scott Applewhite As 2020 draws closer, the debate in Washington about the Census is heating up. Conference in Richmond Brings Together Transgender Community By Mallory Noe-Payne • Oct 18, 2019 Hundreds of members, and allies, of the transgender community will be in Richmond this weekend for one of the only trans conferences on the east coast.