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Breast cancer walks help raise awareness

Monies raised go toward supporting organizations, research, treatment and care

October across the U.S. is Breast Cancer Awareness Month. During this time, communities bring out the pink as participants take to the streets to walk or run to bring awareness to the disease that affects primarily women, and more rarely, men too.

Carolinas overflow with Pride

Festival resource list spans two states, from mountains to sea

It’s that time of the year when the LGBTQ community sets out to celebrate Pride Month. To keep the tradition going, here is a list of the celebrations taking place all over the Carolinas.

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

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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.