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AFFA offers rainbow flags to community after flag burning incident

Carolinas News Notes

In response to a reported rainbow flag burning incident in West Ashley during mid-April, the Alliance For Full Acceptance has been offering rainbow flags to community members who wish to display a flag in solidarity with the affected family, the organization and LGBTQ community.

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Indian gay price welcomes events travelers

Beyond the Carolinas

On a recent excursion to India, travelers on a tour through India with Miami Beach-based Source Events engaged in an up-close and personal dialogue at a private reception with Prince Manvendra Singh Gohil, India’s openly gay royal who has become one of the country’s most vocal advocates for LGBTQ rights.

Two anniversaries celebrated through music by Triad Pride Performing Arts

Performance To Celebrate 20th Anniversary for Triad Pride Men’s Chorus, 50th Anniversary of Stonewall Uprising

Triad Pride Performing Arts will commemorate the 50th anniversary of the Stonewall uprising when they perform the North Carolina premiere of “Quiet No More — A Choral Celebration of Stonewall” on May 4.

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Poll shows majority of North Carolinians against conversion therapy

Results Show Rare Bipartisan Agreement Among Legislators

New polling data affirms that an overwhelming majority of North Carolinians from every political affiliation support the prevention of licensed medical professionals from conducting so-called “conversion therapy” on LGBTQ minors and disabled adults.

Conviction upheld in assault on trans woman

Melvin Lamar Fields Sentence Based Upon an Assault Inflicting Seriously Bodily Injury

A state appeals court has upheld the conviction of a North Carolina man charged with attacking and maiming a transgender woman in a November 2015 attack.

N.C. companies scored in HRC index

Beyond the Carolinas

America’s leading companies and law firms are meeting strengthened criteria to meet the evolving needs of the LGBTQ community around the world, according to the 2018 Corporate Equality Index (CEI) released by the Human Rights Campaign (HRC) Foundation.