NC Bar Association embraces homophobia

Nothing disappoints like the cowardice of fair-weather friends. In 2021, the North Carolina Bar Association (NCBA) – the premier professional organization for the state’s lawyers – touted its queer-friendly bona fides when then-President John Heyl announced the formation of the Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity (SOGI) Committee, which pledged to work “to secure full equality…

Founders First announces National Pride Grant for LGBTQ-led small businesses

Founders First CDC (Founders First), a national 501(c)(3) non-profit organization that empowers the expansion of diverse founder-led, revenue-generating businesses alongside TurningPoint Executive Search, is excited to remind small LGBTQ-led business owners there’s still time to apply for the inaugural National Pride Grant, a grant fund to support U.S. based LGBTQ small business owners, is open…

Republicans play ‘cancel culture’ with drag

House Bill 673, currently making its way through the state general assembly and almost certainly guaranteed to pass into law because of the newly established veto-proof Republican super majority, could prove to be a double-edged sword for the state.  Not only would it impact the income of drag performers and the historic and artistic aspect…

Sneak peek at new CLT airport overlook

Charlotte airport officials revealed plans this week for a permanent overlook with playgrounds, picnic tables, bicycle racks and other amenities. And that’s besides the “spectacular” views of take-offs and landings on Runway 18C/36C and a future fourth parallel runway, officials said. The city skyline and CLT terminals can be seen from the overlook. The overlook…


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