We strive to assure that each member of every school is valued and respected regardless of sexual orientation or gender identity or expression. GSA clubs have been shown to be particularly effective in reducing harassment and bullying through student-led peer-to-peer interactions. Working with other community based organizations, we seek the inclusion of sexual orientation and gender identity in the anti-harassment or anti-bullying policies of local school districts. We also speak with legislators about various pending bills that impact LGBT members of the school community.
I first discovered the city last year when I was researching underrated hipster cities in America. But besides the hipster vibe, there are actually a number of LGBT-specific things that make Richmond especially gay-friendly. Check it out below. Win a trip to Washington D. Enter to win before March 31, — exclusive contest on Travels of Adam travelsofadam. You might think a museum called The Valentine will be all about love.
By Andrew Collins. Although it's not the largest city in Virginia, the historic capital Richmond does have a population of over ,, and a metro population of more than 1. A prosperous business and government hub with a wealth of exceptional museums, several hip neighborhoods for retail and dining, and a growing GLBT population , this lively city on the James River has a handful of popular gay bars as well as a few mainstream spots with very strong followings in the community. There's no specific gay neighborhood in Richmond, although funky Carytown is the area where you're most likely to bump into fellow GLBT folks while shopping, dining, or bar-hopping.
A regional tourism organization is now echoing the process a person goes through in coming out to present a city as a welcoming destination for L. A campaign that began this month includes a microsite, or special website, with the address RichmondIsOut. The campaign is timed partly to coincide with the edition of Pridefest , put on each year by Virginia Pride. The event is to be held on Sept.