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Rugby Team Issues BLM Solidarity Statement

Carolinas News Notes

The Charlotte Royals Rugby Football Club, founded by and predominately comprised of queer men and allies, shared that they have always had the intention to stand with and for justice and equality for minority communities. “As a rugby club we are united and steadfast in our call for justice for the oppressed and believe fervently that black and brown lives matter,” they shared. The team issued a statement in response to recent social injustices and racism.

Spectrum undergoes rebirth

Formerly defunct LGBTQ+ group has first meeting of the year

Following several years of inactivity, Spectrum at the University of North Carolina at Charlotte (UNCC) had its first meeting in some time on Nov. 8.

Charlotte’s Equality March contributes to national movement

One of over 100 concurrent marches for pride and protest

The local incarnation of the national Equality March for Unity and Pride movement took place on June 11 and consisted of hundreds upon hundreds of Charlotteans supporting minority rights. Washington, D.C.’s central Equality March amassed thousands of protestors from all across the country.

Charlotte Pride to offer scholarships to low-income LGBTQ youth and allies

Deadline to apply for $2,000 scholarship is May 15

In an effort to expand its involvement in the local LGBTQ community, Charlotte Pride has announced that it is launching a scholarship program to aid LGBTQ youth and allies in their journey to attain higher education. The scholarships will award each selected student up to $2,000 over four years and the number of accepted applicants depends upon the volume and qualifications of applicants.