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LGBTQ divorce in marriage equality

The legal and emotional challenges of transitioning from married to single

Although nationwide marriage equality only began with the 2015 Obergefell v. Hodges Supreme Court decision, divorce among LGBTQ couples does happen. Divorce between any couple is one of the most painful transitions confronted in a lifetime; but with LGBTQ couples, this process can be particularly challenging.

Summer travel tips

Legal Eagles: Don’t let your kids leave home without them

Ah, summer; it’s almost here and is quickly becoming the focus of most students’ daydreams, and for that matter, those of their parents. Summertime also marks a season full of travel and vacationing.

York County judge rules same-sex couples protected under domestic violence law

Ruling is the second S.C. case establishing precedent to protect LGBTQ couples’ rights

In the second recent historic ruling coming out of South Carolina, a York County judge has convicted a gay man of domestic violence against his husband. The ruling establishes a precedent nationwide that same-sex couples are entitled to the same protection against abuse as heterosexual couples have.

Charlotte: Film fest, art exhibit, Valentine’s party, trans education, band celebration, ‘BootyCandy,’ wedding expo, org headquarters

Carolinas News Notes

The Charlotte Jewish Film Festival features a gay-themed film, an art exhibit for Time Out Youth Center has been opened, Snug Harbor is hosting a Valentine’s party, a trans education series is beginning, the Charlotte Pride Band is celebrating women it an upcoming concert, BootyCandy is coming to the Queen City, two wedding expos are upcoming and Campus Pride had completed its move into new headquarters.