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Va. House Confirms State’s First Openly Gay Judge

The Virginia House of Delegates has voted overwhelmingly to confirm Tracy Thorne-Begland of Richmond as the state’s first openly gay judge.

01/14/2013

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Virginia Court Appoints Openly Gay Judge First Rejected By Lawmakers

The Richmond Circuit Court on Thursday appointed Tracy Thorne-Begland, an openly gay Richmond prosecutor, to a General District Court judgeship a month after legislators blocked the appointment.

06/14/2012

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Virginia House Vote Sinks Openly Gay Judicial Nominee From Position In General District Court

The House of Delegates, voting in Tuesday’s early morning hours, blocked an openly gay Richmond prosecutor from appointment to a General District Court judgeship in the city.

05/15/2012

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House Vote Sinks Openly Gay Judicial Nominee

The House of Delegates, voting in Tuesday’s early morning hours, blocked an openly gay Richmond prosecutor from appointment to a General District Court judgeship in the city.

05/15/2012