LGBT rights

QUESTION: Do you think the word “sex” refers to sexual orientation or transgender status in civil rights laws?

Visit and click on the News tab at the top of the page to find the poll and record your vote. Then visit the newspaper’s Facebook page where you can elaborate on your response. Poll results will appear in this column Friday.

Real ID

Here are the results of a poll conducted Monday and Tuesday that asked, “West Virginia residents have less than a year to acquire a Real ID in order to board an airplane or access secure federal facilities. Do you have a Real ID yet?”

Yes: 137

I have tried, but have not been successful yet: 5

No: 102

Total: 244

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