NGLCC Renamed “National LGBT Chamber of Commerce”, Reaffirms Mission as Business Voice of the LGBT Community

The business voice of the LGBT community, formerly known as the National Gay & Lesbian Chamber of Commerce, has announced that the organization will formally shorten its name to its acronym “NGLCC” and be known as the, “National LGBT Chamber of Commerce.” Continue reading NGLCC Renamed “National LGBT Chamber of Commerce”, Reaffirms Mission as Business Voice of the LGBT Community

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Danica Roem of Virginia to be first openly transgender person elected, seated in a U.S. statehouse

Virginia’s most socially conservative state lawmaker was ousted from office Tuesday by Danica Roem, a Democrat who will be one of the nation’s first openly transgender elected officials and who embodies much of what Del. Robert G. Marshall fought against in Richmond. Continue reading Danica Roem of Virginia to be first openly transgender person elected, seated in a U.S. statehouse

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Meet Allie B. Latimer – Attorney, Civil Rights Activist and Humanitarian

Allie B. Latimer’s pursuit of opportunities for women is legendary. She made history in 1977 when she was the first woman and the first Black person appointed General Counsel of the U.S. General Services Administration (GSA), as well as the first woman to attain the GS-18 salary level at GSA, directing a staff of over 150 lawyers. After graduating from Hampton Institute, she volunteered for two years with the American Friends Service Committee, performing work in prisons and mental institutions. Continue reading Meet Allie B. Latimer – Attorney, Civil Rights Activist and Humanitarian

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