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Richmond, Virginia LGBT Group Resurrects 1987 Billboard: 'Someone You Know is Gay... Maybe Someone You Love'

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Gay RVA reports on a new, yet not so new billboard campaign sponsored by the Gay Community Center of Richmond. It's a recreation of a 1987 campaign, down to the Cooper Black-style font.

Gay Richmond writes: "Each day tens of thousands of travelers traveling south on Interstate 95 and east on Interstate 64 will see this message of inclusion as they pass the Gay Community Center of Richmond. Perhaps some will learn. Perhaps some will come out. Just as in 1987, Richmond will be reminded that LGBT people are woven into the fabric of the city."

Pride Flag Drama: Some Upset at Richmond Bank's 'Commitment to Values of Acceptance and Inclusion''


Richmond's Federal Reserve Bank is flying the Pride Flag for the month of June at the request of PRISM, an LGBT employee group, but some wingnuts are already complaining, though the Richmond bank is a private institution.

Said Sally Green said, chief operating officer at the bank: "We strongly support a diverse and inclusive culture at the Richmond Fed and have learned that it is important to value and embrace differences, both seen and unseen. We are flying the ‘Pride’ flag as an example of our commitment to the values of acceptance and inclusion."

Watch WRIC's report on complaints the flag has generated, AFTER THE JUMP...

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