On July 22, 2016, Donald Trump accepted the Republican Party’s presidential nomination in Cleveland. In his speech that night, Trump pledged to “do everything in [his] power to protect our LGBTQ citizens.”
More LGBTQ people live in the U.S. South than in any other region of the U.S. But for the one in three LGBTQ adults who call the South home, the South is the most hostile LGBTQ state policy landscape in the country.
“We’re bringing people in,” says Lucas Acosta, national press secretary for campaigns at HRC. “We are making sure that every person is getting out to vote, but also the people who have been voting and have been voting consistently — we need to move them up the ladder of engagement.”
The Winston-Salem and Piedmont Triad has been chosen for the newest chapter of amBi.org, a national group of social clubs for bisexuals. The first amBi chapter on the East Coast, amBi Triad NC joins 10 other locations.
A former Airbnb Superhost, Robert Geller, aims to remove the “coming out” conundrum for LGBTQ travelers when booking accommodations through the 10 plus million listings across major short-term rental platforms.
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