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National Gay & Lesbian TASK FORCE in VA
The information below was provided by The National Gay & Lesbian Task Force... for the state of Virginia, posted in 2011. Please visit their website for the most current status of issue and to take action! http://www.thetaskforce.org/
Marriage 2006 – Anti-same-sex marriage constitutional amendment banned marriage for same-sex couples
2004– Anti-same-sex marriage statute banned marriage and any other forms of partnership recognition for same-sex couples 1997 – Anti-same-sex marriage statute banned marriage for same-sex couples
Domestic Violence Has domestic violence laws that explicitly exclude same-sex survivors of domestic violence
Second-Parent Adoption It is unclear whether the state adoption law permits second-parent adoptions.
Hate Crimes Has hate crime laws that do not include crimes based on sexual orientation or gender identity