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The U.S. Supreme Court v. LGBTQ Americans

LGBTQ History Month Retrospectives from the LGBT History Project

June 30, 1986 was a broiling hot day in Washington, D.C. when the U.S. Supreme Court released the decision in Bowers v. Hardwick, a landmark sodomy decision. The press was huddled under the small bank of trees near the side entrance, waiting for the copies to be handed out. The fate of millions of lesbian and gay Americans lay in the hands of the high court.

‘Disarm Hate’ Chronicles Experiences of Nine LGBTQ Activists

Galvanizing Nature of Documentary Looks at Advocacy for Gun Control Following the Pulse Nightclub Massacre

The riveting documentary film “Disarm Hate,” narrated by the iconic actor Harvey Fierstein, seeks to create awareness about gun violence against the LGBTQ community following the 2016 Pulse Nightclub massacre in Orlando that took 49 lives as the impetus.

Trans Murders Exceed 2019 Count

Carolinas News Notes

In an alarming rate, transgender murders for 2020 have already surpassed the overall statistics for 2019, and this has happened in only half the time.

Biden Secures Nomination

Primary Watch: Candidate Reaches Required Delegate Count for Democratic Presidential Nomination and Develops Plan to Capture Significant LGBTQ Vote

While there are still more primaries scheduled to take place, Former Vice President Joe Biden has officially earned the number of pledged delegates in order to secure the Democratic nomination for president of the United States.

How Will You Show Up for This Moment?

Political Voices

After months of quarantine due to COVID-19 and weeks of protest against racialized oppression in this country, we received two wins from the Supreme Court of the United States that will be lifesaving for our communities.

Legal Advocacy Center Expands Services for Community Members

Charlotte Lawyers Cut through Red Tape of Acquiring Public Assistance

In an effort to soften the blow from the continued COVID-19 aftermath within the community, the Charlotte Center for Legal Advocacy has extended its services to include a number of new resources aimed at helping those who have been adversely affected.

Discrimination remains differentiator for LGBTQ home buyers and sellers

Beyond the Carolinas

Housing discrimination (and the fear of it) along with a desire for safe and welcoming neighborhoods differentiate LGBTQ homebuyers and sellers from non LGBTQ homebuyers and sellers according to National Association of Gay and Lesbian Real Estate Professional’s (NAGLREP) fourth annual LGBT Real Estate Report.