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.
Since Donald Trump assumed the office of the presidency in January of 2017, his administration has issued a dizzying list of harmful policies and legal maneuvers against transgender Americans, spanning the realms of education, housing and healthcare.
Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s 2016 ban on official travel to North Carolina are being observed by a group of State University of New York swimmers who qualified for the NCAA Swimming Division III Championship, being held March 20 – 23 in Greensboro, N.C.
Last month, the Charlotte LGBT Chamber of Commerce celebrated the holiday season in festive style, as well as conducted its final business of the calendar year with its sold out “Shimmer, Shine & Success!” event held at The Westin. The event was also graced by North Carolina Gov. Roy Cooper.
Despite an extremely right leaning political climate over the past year, 2018 saw a substantial drop in media coverage related to LGBTQ issues than in years past. That doesn’t mean noteworthy stories weren’t reported, however.
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