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Yearly Archives: 2024

Dr. Ford’s queer history timeline exhibit opens next week

Standard accounts of queer history usually revolve around epochal events in large, metropolitan areas such as the Stonewall rebellion of 1969. Yet a generation...

Hedwig: A Soundtrack of Self-Discovery (or how Hedwig made me whole)

Music made me queer. Sort of. Growing up in a conservative family that didn’t allow “rock ‘n’ roll,” musicals became my way to connect...

Portsmouth Pride is back for its third year on June 1

Portsmouth Pride is back for its third year on June 1 at Festival Park outside the Atlantic Union Bank Pavilion in downtown Portsmouth from...

Riding Hampton Roads Transit is Free on Juneteenth

Riding Hampton Roads Transit (HRT) buses, light rail, ferry and paratransit will be free on June 19 in commemoration of Juneteenth. This HRT tradition...

Storm Large Brings Her Unique Brand of Song, Storytelling, and Ribald Humor to the Perry Pavilion on May 31.

Self-described as “a cabaret singer with a rock attitude,” Storm Large returns to Norfolk for the first time since 2019 for a one-night only...

Are you ready for the Summer of Pride?

Just in terms of the sheer number of Pride events scheduled, June is shaping up to be the biggest Pride Month ever seen in...

Voting is open for the Ninth Annual Best of GayHRVA Reader’s Poll!

It's spring again, and that means it's time to vote for your favorites in the Ninth Annual Best of GayHRVA Reader's Poll! Your nominations help us...

Throw Back Thursday: Barry Graham’s WHRO segment on the growth of Norfolk’s gay community

EDITOR'S NOTE: This was one in Barry Graham's Pride Month Series on WHRO in June 2023 to commemorate LGBTQ+ history in Hampton Roads. Published...

Virginia Arts Festival presents the ‘Trailblazing Women of Country’

Patsy Cline, Loretta Lynn, and Dolly Parton revolutionized country music and blazed a trail for future generations of female artists. With their chart-topping hits...

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