by Zack Ford Posted on December 4, 2014 Updated: December 4, 2014
Virginia's transgender students will now have an opportunity to participate in sports — if they prove their "bona fide" gender identity to enough people.
by Claire Moser - Guest Contributor Posted on November 18, 2014
Although it doesn’t specifically prohibit fracking, the final forest plan now prohibits any new leasing of the national forest -- and Washington, D.C.'s watershed -- for any kind of oil and gas drilling activity.
by Emily Atkin Posted on November 4, 2014 Updated: November 5, 2014
Jeannea and Brenda got their voting rights applications approved in August. But when they to vote on Tuesday, both of them were denied access to the ballot box.
by Erica Hellerstein Posted on October 24, 2014 Updated: October 27, 2014
Virginia's politicians have been praised for making big changes to the rights restoration process. But more than 400,000 people in the state are still disenfranchised.
by Aviva Shen Posted on October 14, 2014
The problem is, Gillespie was a key architect in Republicans' gerrymandering effort that led to the Virginia maps in the first place.
by Tara Culp-Ressler Posted on October 8, 2014
Republicans keep trying to convince female voters they support contraception.
by Zack Ford Posted on October 8, 2014
Virginia Tech joins the growing number of Virginia public universities protecting transgender students, staff, and faculty.
by Ian Millhiser Posted on October 7, 2014 Updated: October 7, 2014
Should the new maps produce a congressional delegation that more closely resembles the state's partisan preferences, it is likely that Democrats will gain 2-3 seats in the House.
by Josh Israel Posted on October 6, 2014 Updated: October 27, 2014
Attorney General Herring promised to make sure all of the state's government officials know how to implement the ruling.
by Tara Culp-Ressler Posted on October 2, 2014
As an increasing number of states are forcing abortion clinics to close, Virginia may take the opposite approach.