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15 "Virginia" Category Articles

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100 DAYS AGO | 1.8.2024

Proposed Changes to Marriage Laws in 2024: Marriage Legislation to Watch in Y...

Learn about potential changes to marriage laws in your state in 2024, including proposed legislation in New York, New Jersey, Nebraska, Missouri, Virginia, U...

176 DAYS AGO | 10.24.2023

Wedding Officiant Gets Police Escort to Ceremony After Surviving a Car Crash!

This Virginia wedding officiant was driven to a wedding ceremony by local Fairfax County police after he found himself in the middle of a three-car accident....

278 DAYS AGO | 7.14.2023

How to Get Married in Virginia - Planning a Wedding in ‘The Old Dominion’

A step-by-step guide to help you plan a wedding and get married in Virginia - including how to find a wedding officiant, choose the best wedding venue, plan ...

498 DAYS AGO | 12.6.2022

Proposed legislation in Virginia and Texas would protect same-sex marriage in...

Lawmakers in Virginia and Texas propose new legislation in 2023 to protect LGBTQ+ couples and families by repealing same-sex marriage bans from the states’ c...

798 DAYS AGO | 2.9.2022

Va. Republicans block bill to remove same-sex marriage ban from state constit...

House Republicans in Virginia just voted down a bill to amend the state's Constitution that would have removed a defunct ban against same-sex marriage and co...

831 DAYS AGO | 1.7.2022

Lawmakers in Florida and Virginia take steps to codify same-sex marriage

Legislators in Florida and Virginia have prefiled new measures for discussion during the 2022 Sessions in attempt to repeal and remove defunct state bans on ...

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979 DAYS AGO | 8.12.2021

The story of a lesbian marriage in historic Colonial Williamsburg

A marriage certificate issued to two women in Colonial Williamsburg was discovered by researcher Ren Tolson, documenting an early same-sex love story as part...

1094 DAYS AGO | 4.19.2021

After a year of living life online, do distinctions like ‘online church’ even...

How designations like ‘online church’ and ‘online ordination’ have changed after a year of connecting with loved ones and communities online, Zoom, and Skype...

1099 DAYS AGO | 4.14.2021

Fact Check: Do you need multiple online ordinations to protect your standing ...

You want to make sure your minister credentials are up to the legal task when it’s time to marry someone, and sign and file the marriage license. But do you ...

1174 DAYS AGO | 1.29.2021

New marriage officiant legislation in VA, again fails to address broader disc...

A proposed law in Virginia aims to update marriage laws without addressing current minister discrimination

1325 DAYS AGO | 8.31.2020

New marriage officiant legislation submitted in Virginia, fails to address br...

A proposed law in Virginia aims to update marriage laws without addressing current minister discrimination

1353 DAYS AGO | 8.3.2020

Will Virginia remove discriminatory language from the State Constitution?

New legislation proposed by Virginia representative Adam Ebbin seeks to remove language from the state's constitution that discriminates against gay LGBTQ co...

1546 DAYS AGO | 1.23.2020

Is Virginia about to get rid of its discriminatory marriage officiant laws?

A law submitted in Virginia could make it easier for friends and family to officiate weddings by allowing couples to designate their officiant on their weddi...

1675 DAYS AGO | 9.16.2019

Good News Alert: Virginia Counties Remove Racist Language From Marriage Appli...

Virginia will no longer require couples to disclose their race when applying for marriage licenses.

1683 DAYS AGO | 9.8.2019

Lawsuit Challenges Virginia’s Racist Marriage License Application

A lawsuit filed in Virginia alleges that the state's marriage license application is racist.

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