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Grand Strand Pride – QNotes

It’s the season for giving

Organizations share their holiday wish lists

It’s the season to be jolly, merry and gay. It’s also an important time of the year to support LGBTQ organizations who support the community in any way possible so that they can continue to offer the community vital services, solace and more.

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

Carolinas News Notes

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

Carolinas News Notes

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

South Carolina: Club Night, Pride Event

Carolinas News Notes

In collaboration with Upstate Pride SC and Takeover Upstate, Blu Martini Bar & Nightclub is now dedicating Wednesday nights to its LGBTQ patrons with its Pride & Out event series and the 2017 Grand Strand Pride celebration will be held from Aug. 24-27 at various locations, the organizers shared.

South Carolina: Guild hosts holiday party

Carolinas News Notes

The Coastal Business Guild will hold its Grand Strand Pride Holiday Dinner Party on Dec. 2, 6 p.m., at the Holiday Inn Oceanfront at Surfside Beach, 1601 N. Ocean Blvd., in Surfside Beach, S.C.