Building Safe Communities

Equality Virginia is dedicated to protecting the welfare of our LGBT youth and all Virginians.  Equality Virginia has identified three priorities to help move Virginia forward: Protecting Families, Ending Discrimination and Building Safe Communities.

Safe Schools

EV believes that all students have the right to feel safe at school regardless of sexual orientation or gender identity and expression. Read More

Preventing Violence

EV believes that it is necessary to address the violence faced by members of the LGBT community and provide resources and tools for victims of hate crimes and other types of discrimination. Read More


Equality Virginia believes that all Virginians have the basic human right to live where they desire without regard to their sexual orientation, gender identity or expression. Read More

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Report Violence

Have you been fired or not hired because you are LGBT?  Have you not been able to rent or own a home? Share discrimination you have experienced or witnessed here. Tell It