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South Carolina: Community Loss, Film Series

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Alliance for Full Acceptance has announced that Howard Daniel Folk died tragically as a result of a vehicle accident in Hartwell, Ga. and the OUT Here film series will present “Torch Song Trilogy” on Oct. 18.

South Carolina: AFFA Gala, State Pride, Upstate Pride

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The 2017 Alliance for Full Acceptance Gala, Together for Equality, will be held on Oct. 14, South Carolina Pride, Famously Hot!, will be held from Oct. 20-21 in the state’s capital and Upstate Pride SC has announced that its Pride March & Festival will be held on Nov. 4.

South Carolina: Domestic Violence Brief, Charleston Pride, Pride Success

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SC Equality and partners South Carolina Coalition Against Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault and the Women’s Rights and Empowerment Network, announced they are in full support of the State of South Carolina’s efforts to have the Criminal Domestic Violence (CDV) statute corrected to cover all unmarried victims of CDV whether they are gay or straight and have filed an amicus brief, the 8th annual Charleston Pride will be held from Sept. 23-24 and the Grand Strand Pride 2017 celebration was a big success, said its organizers, and it surpassed their expectations.

South Carolina: Billboard Controversy, Health Celebration, Coastal Pride, Court Decision, Activists Rally

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A new billboard campaign produced and sponsored by the Alliance For Full Acceptance is stirring up a lot of controversy in the Lowcountry, Affinity Health Center will hold its National Health Center Week festivities during the week of Aug. 13-19, Grand Strand Pride 2017 will be held from Aug. 24-27, The Post and Courier reported on July 26 that the state’s domestic violence law protects same-sex relationships as determined by a S.C. Supreme Court split ruling and SC Equality has been spending time fostering friendships with legislative members in order to change hearts and minds, but the organization says that there is more that they need to do now