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  • Diversity Richmond sending buses to LGBT Equality March on Washington

    The last LGBT march on Washington was the National Equality March on Oct. 11, 2009. Click pic for Blade article. (Washington Blade file photo by Michael Key) Seats only $15.75 each  *  Read More
  • B.A.S.Y.C. Celebration

    Diversity Richmond's board member Beth Marschak and Dr. Renee Hill of Virginia State University celebrated Virginia State University's 5th Annual Pride Ball with members of the student LGBTQ advocacy organization B.A.S.Y.C. on Read More
  • Transit: Light Installations by Circe Strauss

    May 12 - July 8, 2017 Charlottesville light artist Circe Strauss began her career in Hollywood, where she worked as a special effects technician for the Los Angeles movie industry in the 80s Read More
  • Dominion to start employee resource group

    Employees at several Dominion locations are working together to start an Employee Resource Group for members of the LGBTQ community and our allies. Management is enthusiastically behind this effort. One office out Read More
  • Your dinner May 31 benefits Diversity Richmond, thanks to Chipotle

    Make dinner a selfless act by joining us for a fundraiser to support Diversity Richmond. The Carytown Chipotle at 10 N Nansemond St will donate 50% of their proceeds from 5 to Read More
  • Walt Whitman, Father of Modern American Literature

    Walt Whitman was born in 1819 in Long Island.  Receiving only five years of schooling, he apprenticed himself as a printer. He recorded observations in notebooks, which evolved into the poems published Read More
  • Diversity Thrift donors touch the human soul

    Donors to Diversity Thrift do more than help us make money to put back into the community. They also enable us to share donated items with other nonprofits that are in need Read More
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  • Protect Your Family and Your Assets with Marital Agreements

    by Mollie Barton Recent federal court rulings, federal regulations, and the resulting administrative actions in the Commonwealth of Virginia have allowed same sex couples to marry and to adopt children. Inevitably, this Read More
  • Is It More Than Stress?

    By Mark Loewen Sign #1: Not Getting Enough Sleep Everyone experiences stress. And stress by itself is not purely negative. In fact, positive experiences such as traveling, getting a promotion, or starting Read More
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Reducing barriers to serving transgender clients experiencing homelessness


  • Open Heart Open Mic
    June 4th, 7 PM

    Open mic for musicians, singers, poets, spoken word in the LGBTQ+ community

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Sunday Social Hour

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Transit: Light Installations by Circe Strauss Learn More

Pets & Their People Day

Pets & Their People Day Learn More

  • Beth Marschak receives Schall-Townley Award

    Beth's lifetime body of work and advocacy for causes that are dear to her and benefit so many of us has garnered her many awards and recognition, including the Schall-Townley Recognition for Extraordinary Personal Action.

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