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48 Hours in Arlington, Virginia

By Matthew Wexler | Jan 30
Arlington boasts dozens of hotels that average 20 percent less than those in our nation's capital. There's plenty to explore nearby, and you can easily hop in a taxi or car share for the bustling LGBTQ nightlife of D.C.'s Dupont Circle.

48 Hours in Hampton, Virginia

By Matthew Wexler | Oct 5
Hampton, Virginia, is slowly and steadily becoming an enclave for vacationers seeking affordable attractions, great food, and a bit of history to boot.

48 Hours in Norfolk

By Matthew Wexler | Jun 29
Norfolk proves that size isn't everything. The coastal town has a sharp new hotel, plenty of culture and cuisine, and a maritime vibe worthy of a weekend getaway.

Virginia Creeper Trail Invites Bikers to Take it Easy

By Karen Testa | Oct 20
It was an invitation even teenagers who had hoped to be watching college football or playing video games couldn't resist: a mountain bike ride - all downhill.

Virginia Launches New LGBT Tourism Marketing Efforts

Oct 2
It has been nearly two years since Virginia Governor Terry McAuliffe announced the creation of a LGBT Tourism Task Force - and now it has finally done something.

Anti-Gay VA Attorney General Withdraws Name from Consideration to State Supreme Court

By John Riley | Mar 13
A day after being certified by the Virginia Senate Committee on Courts of Justice, former Virginia Attorney General Ken Cuccinelli withdrew his name from consideration for a vacancy on the Virginia Supreme Court.

Virginia Senate Passes Pair of Nondiscrimination Bills

By John Riley | Feb 6
The Virginia Senate on Friday passed a pair of nondiscrimination bills with bipartisan support, sending them to the House of Delegates for consideration.

Virginia Welcomes Oyster Lovers

By Troy Petenbrink | Nov 15
Virginia Governor Terry McAuliffe first announced the Virginia Oyster Trail in August 2014, and today - following more than a year of planning and development - he officially decreed the trail open for business.

Good News for LGBT Supporters in Virginia Primary Results

By John Riley | Jun 15
Supporters of LGBT rights have a lot to celebrate after Tuesday's primaries in Virginia resulted in the defeat of the last remaining anti-LGBT Democrat in the General Assembly in the Hampton Roads area and the nomination of an openly gay man.

Marshall's Parting Shots :: Virginia Lawmaker Tries to Sneak Two Anti-Gay Amendments into State Budget

By John Riley | Feb 21
If the last week proved anything to Virginia's LGBT community, it's that one always needs to keep an eye on the machinations of the commonwealth's General Assembly, particularly the House of Delegates.

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