Several local organizations are coordinating an event the evening of the Supreme Court announcement at The Byrd Theater, 2908 West Cary Street, Richmond 23221.
Expect a short program and some speakers, but lots of merriment and reveling as we celebrate a fight many many years in the making.
“I never thought I’d see this day in my life time, but here we are, and we are ready,” said Bill Harrison, President of Diversity Richmond. “Join us in celebrating this momentous occasion, and let everyone out there know we here in Richmond know diversity and love is all that matters.”
Tonight’s event is being organized by the Richmond’s LGBTQ chamber of commerce, the Richmond Business Alliance, and Diversity Richmond, VA Pride, Fan Free Clinic, Richmond Triangle Players, Friends of ROSMY, University of Richmond, MCC Richmond, Virginia Center for Inclusive Communities, ACLU of Virginia, Virginia Equality Bar Association, Equality Virginia, GayRVA, and Virginia Anti-Violence Project.
To continue the celebration and have dinner, some will move to the New York Deli and Babe’s.
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