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Chambers Sound the Alarm

Charlotte LGBT Chamber of Commerce Leads Coalition Demanding Support for Small Businesses

A joint statement of the affinity chambers of commerce in Mecklenburg County was sent to Mayor Vi Lyles and Commissioner George Dunlap, Chair of the Mecklenburg County Commission last Friday, calling on local officials to take action in support of small business.

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Rock Hill Business Hosts LGBTQ Youth Fundraiser

Upon retiring from her political career as a field director in Washington, Brittany Kelly began making efforts within her own local community. She is an avid LGBTQ advocate and ally and decided to utilize her and her husband’s business as a platform to promote love and acceptance by planning an event that she hoped would do just that.

Joe Biden wins S.C. Democratic primary

Primary Watch: Super Tuesday Showdown between Joe Biden and Bernie Sanders

Former Vice President Joe Biden won the South Carolina Democratic presidential primary, making it his first victory of the 2020 campaign, as well as marking the first time for him to win a primary of his three presidential runs, which were 1988, 2008 and the current 2020.

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Youth essay contest submissions sought

Winner to Receive Cash Prize

In honor of those young people at the forefront of the LGBTQ community, qnotes and Time Out Youth are hosting the 2020 Youth Essay Contest and seeking essay submissions from youth aged 13-20 years old.

COVID-19 TIPS

Health Concerns Spark Preventative Measures

We are providing some tips to help our readers navigate the coronavirus (COVID-19).

S.C. strikes outdated law

The U.S. District Court for the District of South Carolina entered a consent decree that has declared South Carolina’s 1988 discriminatory anti-LGBTQ curriculum law unconstitutional and bars its enforcement.

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Point Foundation expands scholarship program

The Point Foundation announced the expansion of its community college scholarship program. A new multi-year grant will give Point the ability to offer “the next generation of LGBTQ leaders” two-years of financial support at community colleges

NAGLREP launches LGBT advisory group

The National Association of Gay and Lesbian Real Estate Professionals (NAGLREP) has announced the launch of its LGBT Mortgage Advisory Group to represent the interests of LGBTQ home buyers and mortgage professionals focusing on advocacy, education and empowerment.