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LGBTQ Projects Advancing

Despite pandemic-related challenges queer projects are focused on making a difference in 2022

Pandemic-related challenges continue to abound for LGBTQ organizations and cancellations of in-person gatherings once again have become the norm. The National LGBTQ Task Force’s annual Creating Change conference, which was scheduled for this weekend in New Orleans, has been postponed for a virtual conference to be held later in the year. The annual gathering of…


The Job Hunt: What to Expect when You’re Transgender

How gender identity can impact employment

Over the years conversations on employment have run the gamut; from hiring trends to the wage gap between men and women. In recent years these discussions have included the LGBTQ community in a multitude of ways.  While the COVID-19 pandemic changes the landscape of just about every facet of our lives, employment hasn’t escaped its…


Charlotte LGBTQ Organizations Hold Winter Coat Drive

EqualityNC, QNotes, CLT Pride Mount Effort in Honor of MLK

In honor of Martin Luther King Jr. Day, Equality North Carolina, Charlotte Pride, QNotes, Transcend, Poor No More, The Carolinas LGBT+ Chamber of Commerce, Charlotte Black Pride, the Freedom Center for Social Justice and Stonewall Sports Charlotte are partnering for a winter coat drive. With temperatures dropping, many individuals and families in our community are…


The NAACP Image Awards Announces Historic Number of Openly LGBTQ Nominees

Annual awards honor outstanding performances in film, television, theater, music and literature

The annual NAACP Image Awards announced several of their nominations January 18. This year is particularly significant because of the first-ever precedent-setting number of nominees from the LGBTQ community. Among them is Billy Porter, who has received several nominations, including Outstanding Actor in a Drama Series for “Pose,” Outstanding Character Voice-Over Performance (Television) for his…

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