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AFFA responds to Stuckey murder

Carolinas News Notes

The Alliance for Full Acceptance (AFFA) has responded to the murder of Denali Berries Stuckey, a local transgender woman, on July 20. AFFA, Charleston Pride, We Are Family, Charleston Area Transgender Support, Charleston Black Pride, SC Equality and other community leaders organized a vigil in Stuckey’s memory on July 22 at the Equality Hub space.

Trans activists defend ICE detainee in Georgia

Chin Tsui Held in Solitary Confinement, Medications Not Being Administered On Time, in Correct Dosages

There have been concerns about the treatment of transgender detainees in U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) facilities. Chin Tsui is one of those individuals and is currently being detained at the Irwin County Detention Center in Ocilla, Ga.

Southern foundation grants top $3 million

Carolinas News Notes

The Laughing Gull Foundation (LGF) has announced the approval of $3,895,000 in grants to be awarded from 2018 through 2020 to 24 organizations supporting the LGBTQ community in the U.S. South.