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Gay rights advocates calling for changes to Virginia tax policy

Wednesday, April 30, 2014
RICHMOND, Va. — An advocacy group is calling for changes to Virginia's tax law. Married same-sex couples in Virginia can file joint tax returns with the federal government but not with Virginia. ...

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LGBT advocacy group hopes to bring ‘equality’ license plates to Va.

Tuesday, September 10, 2013
RICHMOND, Va. -- A statewide LGBT advocacy group is working to being an "equality" license plate to Virginia in support of LGBT rights. ...

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Advocacy group endorses Va. Democrats despite tepid support of LGBT issues

Friday, June 21, 2013
RICHMOND -- Equality Virginia PAC, the advocacy arm Equality Virgina, on Friday endorsed the Democratic ticket for Virginia's three top elective offices, while at the same time acknowledging that a lack of public comment on LGBT issues from the candidates ...

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Lawmakers, advocates gather to show support for Va. anti-discrimination bill

Thursday, January 17, 2013
Virgina lawmakers Sens. Adam Ebbin (left) and Donald McEachin.
RICHMOND, Va. — Senators and LGBT organizers gathered at the Virginia General Assembly on Thursday to announce and show support for SB701 — a law that would re-introduce sexual orientation into the list of protected classes for state employees. “LGBT ...

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