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Is Twitter the new vehicle for LGBTQ activism?

Two North Carolina politicians have come under fire for their use of Twitter. Sen. Joel Ford issued an apology after an online altercation with an LGBTQ advocate, and former Rep. Chris Sgro is drawing criticism for allegedly lobbying via Twitter too soon after his legislative term.

Sen. Ford, considering mayoral run, suggests Charlotte should repeal ordinance

Ford said Charlotte must "go first" in order to get a compromise on HB2

CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Sen. Joel Ford recently announced he is considering running for mayor of Charlotte in a primary challenge to Jennifer Roberts, and on Sunday he appeared on WCNC’s “Flashpoint” to discuss his decision to form an exploratory committee, as well as offer insight into how he would lead. “Charlotte really needs to readjust its …

Election 2015: Pro-LGBT wins in Charlotte, gay candidates win and lose across North Carolina

Tuesday’s general election proved successful for LGBT rights advocates in Charlotte, and showed some wins and some losses for gay candidates across North Carolina. Charlotte Election Results The big news of the night in Charlotte was the election of Jennifer Roberts as the city’s new mayor. She becomes the city’s first Democratic female mayor, as well …