30th January 2015
US: Virginia lawmakers kill bill that would allow anti-gay discrimination 15
1:23 PM — Lawmakers in Virginia have successfully stopped a bill that would have legalised discrimination against LGBT people.
7th January 2015
US: Virginia anti-gay bill would permit discrimination against gays 20
7:32 PM — A Virginia Republican has introduced a state bill that would give people the right to openly discriminate against people over "homosexual behaviour".
11th December 2014
Controversy over US billboard which claims: ‘Nobody is born gay’ 32
12:42 PM — A new anti-gay billboard has been erected in the US state of Virginia, which reads: "Nobody is born gay."
19th October 2014
Virginia Republican: Soon gay men will ‘terrorise’ daycare centres 31
2:20 PM — A Virginia Republican supervisor has claimed that gay men will "terrorise" daycare centres if the "homosexual agenda" is allowed to continue.
6th October 2014
US: 14-year-old victim of anti-gay beating charged with assault 11
11:08 PM — Virginia high school student Eric Martin is facing two assault charges following an attack last month that left him hospitalised for nine days with a concussion and other injuries.
Colorado, Utah, Virginia, Wisconsin, Indiana and Oklahoma all begin marrying same-sex couples 13
7:02 PM — Six states across the US have today begun issuing marriage licenses to same-sex couples, or announced their intention to do so shortly.
US: Same-sex weddings can begin in Virginia after Supreme Court decision 2
5:08 PM — Same-sex marriages will begin in Virginia today, after the Supreme Court declined to rule on a previous ruling striking down the state's same-sex marriage ban.
21st September 2014
US: Virginia House votes to hire lawyers to fight equal marriage, after Attorney General refuses 8
2:31 PM — The Virginia House of Delegates has voted to spend taxpayers' money hiring private lawyers to fight against same-sex marriage, after the state's Attorney General refused to.
18th September 2014
Homophobic preacher gets drowned out by students at US university 157
6:51 PM — This homophobic preacher visited the campus of the James Madison University in the US state of Virginia two days ago, and probably didn't expect to receive the reception he did.
5th September 2014
US: Anti-gay former Virginia Governor found guilty of corruption 9
11:51 AM — Virginia's anti-gay former governor has been found guilty of multiple corruption charges.
2nd September 2014
US: Senior lawyer faces ‘severe’ punishment for calling AIDS the ‘gay plague’ 21
9:30 AM — A lawyer in the US state of Virginia is facing "immediate and severe" action after sending a company-wide email calling AIDS the "gay plague".
27th August 2014
US: Anti-gay former governor living with a priest who had sex with a man 6
3:41 PM — A former anti-gay governor in Virginia is living with a Catholic priest who was caught having sex with a man in 2002.
US: Christian group begins ‘fasting’ to stop same-sex marriage, but members can still eat food 75
10:39 AM — An anti-gay Christian group has begun a planned 40-day 'fast' to oppose same-sex marriage - but participants are still allowed to eat food.
20th August 2014
US: Supreme Court stays same-sex marriages in Virginia 9
10:11 PM — The Supreme Court has issued an order to stop same-sex marriages in Virginia, which were planned to start Thursday morning.
US: Virginia officials prepare for same-sex marriages to begin 3
4:22 PM — Officials in the US state of Virginia are preparing for same-sex marriages to begin on Thursday, as long as the US Supreme Court does not intervene.
15th August 2014
US: Supreme Court Justice to decide Virginia’s same-sex marriage ban stay 2
11:16 PM — Attorneys representing two same-sex couples in Virginia's same-sex marriage ban case have until Monday evening to respond to a request to stay the state's same-sex marriage ban.
13th August 2014
US: Ruling could mean Virginia gay couples allowed to marry next week
5:32 PM — A ruling by the US Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit today could mean that gay and lesbian couples in the US state of Virginia could marry as soon as next week.
9th August 2014
US: Virginia Attorney General asks Supreme Court to rule in gay marriage case 4
12:52 PM — The Attorney General of the US state of Virginia has asked the US Supreme Court to review lower court rulings striking down same-sex marriage bans.
5th August 2014
US: Same-sex couples file appeal to reject current stay on marriage ban
9:10 PM — Attorneys for two same-sex couples in a court case currently challenging Virginia’s same-sex marriage ban filed an appeal this Monday.
28th July 2014
US: Federal appeals court strikes down Virginia’s same-sex marriage ban 7
8:19 PM — A Virginia federal appeals court struck down the state's same-sex marriage ban on Monday.