The Alliance for Progressive Values is a not-for-profit that works on education and lobbying. As a progressive organization, it is driven by a common sense value of social justice, economic fairness and good government. During General Assembly session – the organization works on behalf of LGBT to promote equality. The organization hosts a Salon on the [...]
Central Virginia Rainbow Partnership is centralized web-based information resource through which LGBT member organization scan inform the community about news, important events, programming and services. The collaborative group of local organizations meets monthly for information sharing and discussion of community concerns.
The Gay Community Center of Richmond is a 47,000 square foot Community Center located in Richmond’s Northside for the use of Central Virginia’s LGBT community and supportive agencies and groups. We provide meeting space, classroom and event space at little or no cost to community groups and non-profit organizations. We are the home of the [...]
Hanover Safe Place promotes freedom from domestic violence and sexual assault. Services include: Safety Planning, Emergency Shelter, Emergency Cell Phones, Support Groups, Chidren’s Group, Educational and Prevention Programs, Case Management, Court Advocacy, Hospital Accompaniment. 24-hour Domestic Violence & Sexual Assault Hotline :804-752-2702 or 1-888-370-SAFE Monday-Friday 9am-5pm
Via Connect Richmond, the LGBT Interest provides a communication network to keep Greater Richmond informed of events, activities and important news within the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender community. This group is not exclusive and welcomes people and organizations who are interested in learning about and supporting the LGBT community in Greater Richmond. Members of [...]
As advocate for LGBT persons within the Democratic Party of Virginia, they help elect Democratic candidates by providing a centralized repository of expertise and a clearinghouse for all LGBT campaign activities through working with various Democratic campaigns by organizing LGBT persons in Virginia to promote the values of service, competence and honor in support of [...]
The Richmond Business Alliance (RBA) supports LGBT-friendly businesses and professionals by increasing visibility, offering networking opportunities, and promoting economic success. As a partnership between the Gay Community Center of Richmond, GayRVA , and the Richmond Metropolitan Convention & Visitors Bureau, the RBA is the most comprehensive online directory of LGBT-friendly businesses in Central Virginia. Because [...]
The Queer Film Forum is a platform for screening progressive Queer cinema. It offers a space to view and discuss work from local, regional, and international artists and directors. The goal of the QFF is to generate a critical discourse about what queer cinema was, is, and could become. The Queer Film Forum presents an [...]
SAGE stands for Services and Advocacy for Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual and Transgendered Elders. It is the oldest non-profit organization committed to improving the lives of GLBT elders. The mission of SAGE is: To improve the overall quality of life for GLBT Elders Support and advocate for the rights of GLBT Elders Foster greater understanding of [...]
SONG RVA is a local, member-led Southerners On New Ground Affiliate based out of Richmond, Virginia. We are committed to building a multi-racial and multi-issue LGBTQ left movement in the city of Richmond, as well as in the surrounding counties and areas. We believe that we are all connected to each other across lines of [...]
Whether you are newly diagnosed or a long-term survivor of HIV/AIDS, Transformation Retreats is an opportunity to discover or rediscover the playful, thoughtful, creative, spiritual, and reflective part of yourself. Join others on a journey to find the inspiration and skills needed to live more meaningful, informed, and complete lives with retreats offered throughout the [...]
A committee of students, faculty, staff, allies, and friends working to promote inclusivity at VCU. Meetings are held on the third Tuesday of each month (except June and July) at noon in the conference room at the Robertson Alumni House (924 W. Franklin). In addition to monthly meetings, there are currently two active work groups: [...]
The Virginia Anti-Violence Project works to address and end violence within and against lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer communities across Virginia.We believe that in order to end homophobia, biphobia, transphobia and heterosexism we must also work against other oppressions including, but not limited to: racism, classism, sexism, xenophobia, anti-Semitism, ableism and ageism.
The Virginia Center for Inclusive Communities conducts programs that promote understanding and respect on ALL issues of diversity, for ALL age groups, ALL across Virginia.Each year, Inclusive Communities leads educational programs, conferences, retreats, and workshops for thousands of youth, educators, community members, non-profit organizations, and corporate and business leaders. These events and experiences teach participants [...]
The Wingnut Anarchist Collective works towards a free, community-based anarchist society through outreach and projects within the city. The collective lives by the principles of mutual aid, anti-authoritarianism, and direct action and maintains a house open to the public during community events at 2005 Barton Avenue. Mutual aid for us encompasses a wide variety of things. [...]