Local Action Kit

Equality Means Business

Equality Means Business showcases local businesses Virginia that embrace diversity among employees and clientele. These businesses sign a pledge not to turn away any customers or deny or restrict employment based upon their sexual orientation or gender identity. Click here to find businesses near you.

Inclusive Schools

Learn about the work we are doing at the local school level and how you can be involved in your community–from starting a GSA to discussing policy with your school board.


Local Leaders

Find out if your local elected officials have signed our statement of support for non-discrimination protections.



Contact My Legislator

We make it easy for you to send a message to your Virginia representatives to let them know they must keep LGBT equality a priority in policy-making.

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Host a House Party for Equality

Host party for us! Invite your friends to tell them about the work we do on behalf of LGBT Virginians.



Make a Contribution to Equality Virginia Today

EV works with elected officials, from your local town hall to the executive mansion, to fight for all LGBT Virginians.  We continue to safeguard equality’s momentum in the Commonwealth, but we can’t do it without you!