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MCC pastor nets grant to for LGBTQ, HIV prisoners

Beyond the Carolinas

Rev. Martha Daniels, pastor at Holy Covenant Metropolitan Community Church in Brookfield, Ill., was among those selected to receive a 2019 Pastoral Study Project (PSP) grant from the Louisville Institute.

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Arcus opens social justice grant apps

Beyond the Carolinas

The Arcus Foundation published a Request for Concepts, the initial step in a streamlined process for organizations to apply for Arcus funding to support LGBTQ social justice work.

Chamber names gala awardees

Carolinas News Notes

The Charlotte LGBT Chamber of Commerce has announced this it will honor business leaders and professionals from the area at its “Shimmer, shine…success!” annual meeting and awards gala on Dec. 18.

Book tackles diversity

Beyond the Carolinas

Everyone’s family structure is different and literature that supports and champions family structure diversity is highlighted in Mera Malik’s “Om, The Enchanted, Big World, Little Om, Volume I.”

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LGB less likely to have guns

Beyond the Carolinas

A new study on gun ownership and attitudes conducted by the Williams Institute at the University of California, Los Angeles School of Law reports that LGB adults are about half as likely to have guns at home compared to those who are straight.

HRC’s Griffin to step down

Beyond the Carolinas

The Human Rights Campaign announced that its president, Chad Griffin, he will leave his post at the organization in 2019 after serving it for seven years.

Chamber announces certification awardees

Carolinas News Notes

The Charlotte LGBT Chamber of Commerce has announced that eight local businesses have been awarded LGBT Business Enterprise certification through the National LGBT Chamber of Commerce Supplier Diversity Initiative.