Tomorrow, Richmond is the pitstop for the Human Rights Campaign’s Voices of Honor Tour.
The national tour comes to the Virginia Holocaust Museum, 2000 East Cary St., at 7 p.m. to raise awareness about repealing “Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell.” The event includes a screening of the PBS documentary “Ask Not” and a Veterans Q&A.
The film explores how gay veterans and youth organizers are challenging DADT. From a national speaking tour of conservative universities to protests at military recruitment offices, the public events documented in this film question how the U.S. military can claim to represent democracy and freedom while denying a significant segment of the population the right to serve. Following the screening, local veterans will be on hand to answer your questions regarding “Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell”.
Wal-Mart has recently extended health insurance coverage for its transgender employees, according to a Bloomberg News story posted Monday. “At Wal-Mart, respect for the individual is one of the core beliefs that are the foundation of our company,” spokesman Kevin Gardner said in an e-mailed statement to Bloomberg. “We are committed to fostering an inclusive [...]