Welcome to PFLAG Richmond!
We are part of a national organization that works to promote the dignity and well-being of gay, lesbian, bisexual, and transgender people and of their families and friends.
We envision a world where diversity is celebrated and all people are respected, valued, and affirmed inclusive of their sexual orientation, gender identity, and gender expression.
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Richmond's Mayor Stoney Signs Pledge Banning LGBTQ Discrimination
As a member of the national group Mayors Against LGBTQ Discrimination, Richmond Mayor Levar Stoney signed a pledge supporting LGBTQ nondiscrimination in the city. Specifics of the pledge include supporting inclusive nondiscrimination policies, LGBTQ training for police officers and prohibiting city funds from being used for non-essential travel to states with anti-LGBTQ laws.
March 25, 2017:
Gay-Straight Alliance Summit
April 1, 2017
Equality Virginia's Commonwealth
April 11, 2017:
Executive Order Signed Banning LGBT Discrimination
On January 5, Governor Terry McAuliffe signed Executive Order 61 prohibiting discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation and gender identity by Virginia’s contractors, subcontractors, and state employees. This is a huge step forward in the goal of Virginia being a state that is a safe, welcoming, and equal place for all Virginians.
SCOTUS Will Not Hear
Gavin Grimm Case
PFLAG continues to stand by Gavin and all other transgender students in the country who need protection in order to attend school safely.