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The National Gay & Lesbian Chamber of Commerce urges Charlotte City Council to pass non-discrimination ordinance

The National Gay & Lesbian Chamber of Commerce (NGLCC), the Washington, D.C. based non-profit group that fights for LGBT business advancement and opportunity, has penned a letter to the Charlotte City Council urging them to pass the non-discrimination ordinance expected to be voted upon on Feb. 22. The NGLCC is the largest LGBT business organization, …

Pat McCrory goes after transgender protections in Roy Cooper political attack

Pat McCrory is asking Attorney General Roy Cooper to join South Carolina in signing an amicus brief opposing the Obama Administration, which filed a friend-of-the-court brief supporting a transgender student in Virginia in a Fourth Circuit Federal Appeals Court case, G.G. v. Gloucester County School Board, over the use of school bathrooms corresponding to the student’s gender identity. …

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 …