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.”
Want to learn more about what Central Virginia’s police departments are doing to support local LGBTQ communities? Well this Sunday, you’ll get your chance to meet with reps from RVA, Henrico and Chesterfield PD’s and let them know what they are doing right and wrong. “It’s a way of maintaining an ongoing conversation between our [...]