Virginia Chapter of the

National Organization for Women


 virginia marriage equality

ACLU Virginia -- LGBT Rights
Seeking equality for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people in Virginia!

Accredited Colleges 
Guide to good schools that welcome LGBT students and the support to be found there. 

Campaign for Southern Equality
CSE meets discriminatory marriage laws with face to face action.

Capital Pride
DC's Pride Parade and Festival, year-round events supporting the community. 

Equality Virginia

An LGBT education, outreach, and advocacy for policy issues of concern to the gay community in Virginia.

Gay Community Center of Richmond
GCCR develops and sustains organizations that contribute to the inclusion, equality, and dignity of the people of central Virginia. 

Gay Weddings.com 
Dedicated to providing products, resources and information networking to same-sex couples who seek to affirm their life-long commitments to each other through commitment ceremonies, civil unions, domestic partnerships, civil marriage and other alternative weddings.


Using the positive power of the media to amplify the voice of the LGBT community and empower all people everywhere!

It Gets Better

Resources, inspiration for giving everyone a chance to grow up.

Jim Adler Associates
Law resources for the LGBT community.

LGBT Democratic Caucus of Virginia
Representing the LGBTQ community in VA.

Arlington Gay and Lesbian Alliance
AGLA organizes social and educational events for the Arlington LGBTQ community and allies, and works with business and civic groups, community leaders and elected officials to build relationships and foster awareness and support. 

National LGBT Museum

YES!  A museum dedicated to sharing the heritage of LGBT people!!!  Developed and sustained by the Velvet Foundation, this Museum is located in the District of Columbia, where the LGBT story can most effectively be reached.

NOVA Pride
NOVA Pride is a coalition-building organization with a mission to educate, advocate and celebrate the LGBTQ Community of Northern Virginia; including the counties of Fairfax, Loudoun, Arlington, and Prince William as well as the City of Alexandria.

No H8

An anti-hate organization, working to eliminate prejudice based on race, gender, and sexuality.

Unity through Diversity
A Facebook community for gay and lesbian youth.

Gender & LGBTQ Studies Departments
Education in gender issues, history, sociology, politics, – and lots of free resources, public lectures, and symposia.

In Virginia
George Mason University, Virginia Commonwealth University, Virginia Tech, University of Virginia

In the DC Metro Area and Maryland
American University, George Washington University, Georgetown University, Howard University, Towson University, Trinity Washington University, University of Maryland, UM-Baltimore County

Everywhere Else