Now 25 years later, the Gay Community Center of Richmond plans to bring new life to that project by republishing the message on a billboard overlooking the center’s location off I-95.
The billboard in 1987.
“That year a small group of activists came together to spread a message of understanding and compassion,” president Jay Squires said in astatement on the GCCR site. ”Raising money through small donations they paid for a campaign to educate Richmonders about a simple fact of life – that gay people were their neighbors, their colleagues and their family.”
The cost of transitioning is not cheap – the process can be medically necessary, but that doesn’t mean insurance outlets are always keen to foot the bill. But an event happening this weekend aims to give one local trans woman a bit of help with this issue. Enchantment Under the Sea, a TG Prom event, [...]