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Challenges abound in locating LGBT seniors’ resources

Targeted agencies, organizations provide options

Finding information and resources during retirement and the golden years is difficult even for the most savvy of seniors. But LGBT elders have a particularly difficult time because until recently there did not appear to be that many resources available to them.

Western: Family celebration observed

Carolinas News Notes

The Unitarian Universalist Congregation of Asheville will open its doors to the community on June 11, 3 p.m., at 1 Edwin Pl., when it celebrates the “beauty and diversity” of families in the area with a special event.

Asheville mayor dodges call for increased LGBT protections

After the Charlotte City Council voted to expand the city’s non-discrimination ordinance to include protections for LGBT individuals, including permitting transgender individuals to use the bathrooms and locker rooms consistent with their gender identity, the Campaign for Southern Equality and Equality NC are calling on Asheville to follow suit. “We call on Asheville City Council to …

Western: Pride new prez, health partnership

Carolinas News Notes

Blue Ridge Pride Center has announced that it has elected Michael-David Carpenter as its 2016 presiden and an expanded partnership has been formed between the Campaign for Southern Equality (CSE) and Western North Carolina Community Health Services (WNCCHS) to promote the WNCCHS Transgender Health Program (THP)