This is the third episode in June’s focus on issues and services relevant to the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer and Questioning population. EqualityVA is a state-wide non-partisan advocacy organization seeking equality for those who identify as LGBTQ. As Virginia lags behind many other states in protecting LGBTQ people from discrimination, James Parrish talks about the three priorities to help Virginia move forward: Protecting Families, Ending Discrimination and Building Safe Communities. A major focus this past year has been marriage equality. According to their polls, the majority of Virginians believe in marriage equality. Equality Virginia has teamed with People of Faith for Equality to ask Virginia legislators to come forward in support of marriage equality.

Guest speaker:
James Parrish, Executive Director at Equality Virginia

Listen to the episode here

Resources:
Inspire Indeed on WRIR
EqualityVa homepage

Want more information? Email jparrish@equalityvirginia.org.