By Matt Cohen
Days before the Virginia House of Delegates was set to consider two nondiscrimination bills in January, gay and transgender activists were excited for what they thought would end in a long-sought victory. For years, LGBTQ activists in Virginia had been working to pass laws that would ban discrimination in housing and government employment based on sexual orientation and gender identity. And it was looking good that these bills, which a GOP majority House […]
Once again Republican leadership has denied LGBT nondiscrimination bills a fair hearing in the House of Delegates. We…
It's undemocratic that some lawmakers, flouting the will of most Virginians, abused their power to deny two bills to protect LGBT folks from discrimination in housing & public employment a fair hearing.
— ACLU of Virginia (@ACLUVA) February 16, 2019