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By Tina Madison White | December 31, 2022

Freedom for All Americans. Freedom for All Americans is the bipartisan campaign to secure full nondiscrimination protections for LGBTQ people nationwide. Our work brings together Republicans and Democrats, businesses large...

By Tina Madison White | December 10, 2022

A recent survey of LGBTQ+ people revealed that 73% have been personally attacked and harassed online. This report offers a wealth of specific tactics and tools for staying safe.

By Rosie Bullock | December 5, 2022

LGBTQ+ Guide to Safer Sex Stay up to date on Vaccines hepatitis A hepatitis B HPV vaccine The HPV vaccine was previously only recommended for people assigned female at...

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By Rosie Bullock | November 12, 2022

Healthcare Open Enrollment runs from Nov. 1-December 15th. Out2Enroll has provided a directory of free healthcare assisters to help ensure your plan covers lgbtq+ gender affirming care.   The...

By Rosie Bullock | October 13, 2022

What is a pronoun? Why does it matter? What if I make a mistake?

By Butch Thompson | July 25, 2022

Third gender is a concept in which individuals are categorized, either by themselves or by society, as neither man nor woman. It is also a social category present in societies that recognize...

By Butch Thompson | July 7, 2022

Monkeypox, is circulating throughout countries across the globe and has been identified in North Carolina, including WNC. It is essential that residents know the signs and symptoms of monkeypox...

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By Butch Thompson | June 24, 2022

Announcing the June Gayby-Sitters Club meetup- Pride party edition! 🌈🎉 Y'all means all in this group.☺️ This is a free monthly meetup social group for Asheville queer, trans, gender non-confirming, and questioning...

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By Butch Thompson | June 14, 2022

Every year during Pride month, we're inundated with rainbow-colored logos and flags displayed by corporations large and small. But what's behind the rainbows?

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By Butch Thompson | June 14, 2022

Many of us know an elder and some of us are elders in the LGBTQ+ community. With aging comes some struggles. June 15th is a day to bring awareness,...

By Butch Thompson | May 5, 2022

LGBTQ+ folx in Jackson County

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By blueridgepride | January 17, 2022

Certification offers access to many government and business supplier programs. If you join the Carolinas LGBT Chamber of Commerce, your certification is covered in the cost of membership!

By blueridgepride | January 17, 2022

Formal Business Certification Programs offer participating businesses access to contracting set-asides with various government organizations and many large corporations. They also provide access to training, scholarships, and a national...

By Butch Thompson | January 10, 2022

Recognizing the struggles all have endured for 2 years now and realizing the isolation for many we hope to bring some ideas, suggestions and support to the community. If...

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