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Why Pride?

How the LGBTQ community came to own the word 'pride'

The word “pride” has become heavily associated with the LGBTQ community. It is the name of the yearly celebration including a festival and a parade for many communities.

Opposition to trans military ban leads to proposed amendment

Some congressional representatives want non-discrimination clause in military eligibility guidelines

Representative Jackie Speier of California introduced an amendment to the National Defense Authorization Act that would bar the military from discrimination against potential recruits on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion or gender, including gender identity or sexual orientation.

Community honors Pulse victims

Initiatives Support LGBTQ and Latinx Community Lives

In the three years since the [Pulse] attack, Americans in general and the LGBTQ community in particular have responded in various ways, attempting to make the community safer, more accepted and more prepared in the event of other, similar attacks.

It’s time to celebrate Pride season

Festivals and Events Across the Carolinas

Strike up the band! It’s that time of year when the Carolinas are abloom with festivities for Pride Month and beyond. Listed below are a comprehensive list of what’s happening in cities and towns alike.