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GayRVA’s Top Stories of 2018

Before we close out the year, here's a look back at your favorite stories of 2018, from your friends at GayRVA.

GayRVA Staff | December 31, 2018

It’s been a heck of a year, and in a few short hours, it will be over. Throughout 2018, we’ve done our best to bring you all the stories that matter most to the LGBTQ community, here in Virginia and beyond. Now, before we leave this year in our rearview, we wanted to take a look back at your favorite stories from the past year, remember where we’ve been, and catch up on any you may have missed the first time around.

Enjoy — we’ll see you next year!

  1. Publix Is Throwing Heavy Monetary Support Behind Anti-LGBTQ Candidate in FL Governor’s Race
  2. Shyndigz Decides to Make Cakes 10 Times Gayer in Light of SCOTUS Decision
  3. Richmond Times Dispatch Prints Anti-LGBTQ Ad From Religious Group
  4. VCU Student LGBTQ Groups Call For Boycott of Godfrey’s
  5. Watch The Try Guys’ Eugene Lee Yang Take His Conservative Dad To A Drag Show
  6. Surviving A Transphobic Woman’s University As A Trans Man
  7. The Kids in the Hall: Still Rusty and Ready After All These Years
  8. VA Pride Announces 2018 PrideFest Theme and Presenting Sponsor
  9. Rainbow Road: Scott’s Addition Receives Permanent Rainbow Intersection Beside RTP
  10. OPINION: Richmond’s Gay Bars Should Stop Shrouding Themselves in Secrecy
  11. Christian Conservatives Claim Bill Banning Conversion Therapy Would Also Ban The Bible
  12. As Babes Of Carytown Owner Recuperates From Brain Aneurysm, Local LGBTQ Community Offers Support
  13. The Hateful Poison Pill At The Heart Of Jordan Peterson’s 12 Rules For Life
  14. Local LGBTQ Bar Scene Draws Heated Reviews From Younger Patrons
  15. Barbara Dill’s Innovative Process Brings Out the Artistic Side of Wood-Turning
  16. Roanoke Restaurant Beamer’s 25 Posts Homophobic Anti-Nike Meme On Facebook
  17. Godfrey’s Responds: A Conversation About “The Letter”
  18. OPINION: The Fate of the Red Hen Shows Us That The Time For Civility Is Over
  19. Transgender Teacher Allison White Hopes to Bring Diversity to Virginia Beach City Council
  20. OPINION: Hate Speech In The Paper: RTD’s Weak Response & The Hate Group Who Placed The Ad
  21. To Truly Understand The Nature Of Toxic Masculinity, It Helps To Wear A Crop Top
  22. Richmond’s New Generation Of Drag Queens Are Making Their Mark
  23. US House Committee Passes Anti-Gay Amendment Allowing Taxpayer-Funded Adoption Agencies to Discriminate
  24. The CW’s Black Lightning Brings Us the First Black Lesbian Superhero, And It’s Awesome
  25. Dear Straight People: I’m Sick Of Coming Out To You