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Out of the Closet and into the Cabinet

Pete Buttigieg: Our First Openly Gay Secretary of Transportation

South Bend, Ind.’s Former Mayor Pete Buttigieg became the United States’ first openly gay cabinet member. Appointed by President Joseph Robinette Biden Jr., many Americans see Buttigieg’s appointment as a positive step on the road to a more progressive and inclusive America.

There’s Still Hope

Local Organization Helps Charlotte’s Homeless Population During Pandemic

After a Charlotte, N.C. hotel shut down in May, some members of the LGBTQ community were left with limited options. The hotel has been in a legal battle with residents over the evictions since April. Deshon Medley, who identifies as gay, was one of those people facing homelessness.

How Will You Show Up for This Moment?

Political Voices

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.

Acts of Kindness

People Respond to COVID-19 in Amazing Ways in Charlotte

During this time of shelter-in-place, many in our community are facing unprecedented feelings of isolation and depression. These simple acts of kindness can brighten what seems like a mundane existence.

Chamber rallies business community to battle COVID-19 repercussions

Initiatives Target Small Companies and Firms as a Line for Support

In the last month, the Charlotte LGBT Chamber of Commerce has quietly made a name as the local experts for small business owners struggling during the COVID-19 pandemic. The chamber is not doling out cash, but it is sharing information — lots of it.