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Mr. Gay Pride VA Pageant Set for September 10

Posted in Nightlife with tags , , , on August 20, 2009 by GayRVA

Mr Gay Pride VA

Get ready to strut your stuff guys. The Mr. Gay Pride Virginia Pageant will be held Thursday, September 10 at 8:00 pm at Nations.

Men will compete in four pageant categories for the title including swimwear, formalwear, Q&A, and talent. For all the details and application, scoot over to  Mr. Gay Pride Virginia represents GPV at events throughout the year.


GCCR Seeks Pride Tattoos

Posted in Arts & Entertainment with tags , , on August 17, 2009 by GayRVA

Inked PrideThe Gay Community Center of Richmond seeks submissions for their upcoming gallery show during Gay Pride Virginia.

We’re asking lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people with tattoos to submit photographs of their tattoos to, along with their story about why they got the tattoo and what it means to them. We hope the stories behind the tattoos will be a unique glimpse into gay life. We’re particularly interested in pictures of tattoos that relate to gay life, gay relationships and gay pride.

If you submit pictures please include your first name, city and age. We will select photographs to be enlarged and displayed in the Gay Community Center Gallery along with descriptions of the tattoos and their meaning.

Gay Pride Virginia Hosts 4th of July Cookout at Barcode

Posted in Community with tags , , , , on July 3, 2009 by GayRVA

GPV LogoFrom Gay Pride Virginia:

For all that you do – allow us to say THANK YOU!

Gay Pride Virginia will be hosting our 2nd Annual Community Appreciation Cookout at Barcode on July 4th. 5pm-9pm

Come out for free hamburgers and hotdogs, fellowship, fun, prizes and live jukebox with Jason! The GPV Board will also be present and we would love to meet you! This is a great opportunity to bring us your questions, ideas and to sign up to help out at Pride or a future fundraiser!

Video Clip from Drag Dodgeball

Posted in Drag with tags , , , on June 29, 2009 by GayRVA

Here’s a clip from Gay Pride Virginia’s Drag Dodgeball Tournament at Babe’s of Carytown.  In this round, Babe’s took on the Trailer Court and came out on top.  In the end, team KR took home the victory.

Weekend Event Pick: Stonewall 40

Posted in Community with tags , , , , , , , , , , , , , on June 25, 2009 by GayRVA


Celebrate the history of a community this weekend with a series of events honoring 40 years since New York’s monumental Stonewall riots.

Family Game Night & Narissa Bond in Concert
Head over to the Gay Community Center of Richmond on Friday, June 26th from 7 PM until 11 PM. Bring snacks, board games, even a Wii! They’ll have TVs, other arts & craft supplies, and popcorn & chips. Fun for all ages! At 8:00 PM, award winning singer/songwriter Narissa Bond will perform.

June 4th Friday
This month’s Family and Friends 4th Friday will be at BlackFinn Restaurant and Saloon starting at 6:30 PM on Friday, June 26th.

Drag Queen vs Cop Volleyball
Join the ThreeDollar Bills at 2 PM on Saturday, June 27th at Babes of Carytown for a Drag Queen vs Cop Volleyball game. Be sure to dress as one or the other to commemorate the initial Stonewall Riots and join in the fun!

Call Me Troy
On Saturday, June 27th at 7:00 PM the Metropolitan Community Church of Richmond will show the documentary Call Me Troy – a moving documentary about the life of Troy D. Perry, founder of MCC.  Join them on Sunday, June 28th at 10:45 AM for their annual Stonewall Sunday Worship Service.

People of Faith for Equality in Virginia offers prayers of liberation and thanksgiving for Stonewall at

Party like its 1969!
4 PM for dinner, 7:00 PM (until 9:30 PM) for a social with Virginia Partisans, 9:30 PM (until 2:00 AM) for dancing! Dress in 1960s attire and twist over to Nations on Saturday night (6/27)! $5 Cover.

Drag Dodgeball Tournament
Gay Pride Virginia hosts its annual Drag Dodgeball Tournament at Babes of Carytown on Sunday, June 28th at 6:00 PM. Admission is $5, Teams $60 (max of 6 players per team). Drag is encouraged (and fun!), but not required. Babes will have a DJ after the game for a night of dancing, which you can also enjoy on Friday and Saturday from 9 PM until 2 AM. They’ll have a “Best in Riot”, Best Wig and Best in Costume competition too for Stonewall 40! $5 cover.

The Rainbow Minute
Be sure to tune in to The Rainbow Minute on WRIR-97.3 FM starting Monday, June 22nd at 9:03 AM, 12:30 PM, and 4:29 PM for a 6-episode series entitled”The 40th Anniversary of Stonewall – The Birth of a Gay Liberation”.

For complete listings of Stonewall 40 events around the state of Virginia, visit Equality Virginia’s Stonewall 40th Anniversary site.

Gay Pride Virginia Hosts Drag Dodgeball at Babes This Sunday

Posted in Drag with tags , , , , , , , on June 22, 2009 by GayRVA


From Gay Pride Virginia:

Gay Pride Virginia’s Annual Drag Dodgeball Tournament at Babe’s of Carytown on Sunday, June 28, starting at 6 p.m.  Admission is only $5 / or $60 per team (6 players MAX per team).

Put on your favorite drag and join us for an evening of special drag performances, music, cocktails and Esta Bunny’s Drag Bingo at Gay Pride Virginia’s famous Drag Dodgeball Tournament!

Only ONE team will leave with the title (and hopefully their wigs still intact!) Visit for more information!  There’s still time to register – e-mail to register your team TODAY!

Live Tweeting TONIGHT at Gay Pride Virginia’s Date Auction

Posted in Nightlife with tags , , , , , , on April 26, 2009 by GayRVA

GPV Date Auction

This week, you’ve gotten a taste of what’s going to be on the block tonight at Gay Pride Virginia’s date auction.  As part of #samesexsunday, GayRVA will be at the event tweeting away.  There’s over 30 people up for grabs.  Follow our Twitter to find out who goes for what…and more importantly, if there are any wardrobe malfunctions!