On behalf of the LGBT Democrats of Virginia, I want to personally thank you for standing up for equality, especially […]
Joel McDonald spoke at the March 2014 Central Committee meeting of the Democratic Party of Virginia on the progress the Party has made toward marriage equality and hope for the future. Video and transcript included.
This past Monday, a delegation from the LGBT Democrats of Virginia, met with Richmond Mayor Dwight Jones to discuss his lack of support for marriage equality. After the meeting, the Mayor released a statement where he said, “It would be my honor to lead the party in seeking full equality under the law, which everyone deserves.”
Nearly 700 people have signed the petition and letter in the 48 hours since the petition was launched. The number includes 71 Central Committee members who will vote on the new chair on March 15th. 40 local party chairs and other officers also signed onto the effort.