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March & Upcoming Events

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Featuring local, state and national events  for NGLCC, nglccNY,  our Membership and Community Partners. See you at our next event! Read More Read More Read More Read More Read More SAVE THE DATE Posted by  Sean Franklin, Senior Associate, Media Communications Committee,   nglccNY Experience Producer,  Socio What's your story?  Please contact me at  sean@nglccNY.org . Socio is a  creative, communications and customer experience agency shaping how companies do business. A certified LGBT Business Enterprise.  

Woman Spotlight: ClexaCon

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ClexaCon took the twittersphere by storm in 2017. Seemingly coming out of nowhere and startling LGBTQ+ marketing trend watchers. Clexacon achieved what many have been challenged by for years – they reached the women of the LBT community. For the first-time leveraging technology to bring CIS, Bi, Trans, Queer women, gender non-binary people together to celebrate community, improve visibility and increase opportunities in the media industry. As part of their vision of empowering and connecting the LGBTQ+ community, ClexaCon prides itself as the first and largest multi-fandom event for LGBTQ women and allies. ClexaCon brings together thousands of diverse LGBTQ fans and content creators from around the world to celebrate positive representation for LGBTQ women in the media. With attendees from over 40 countries in 2017, we can only expect bigger and better events from the ClexaCon team. They took time out of their travels to share a bit of their story and what we can expect from th

Non-Profit Spotlight: National Center for Lesbian Rights

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The National Center for Lesbian Rights (NCLR) has been advancing the civil and human rights of lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender people and their families through litigation, legislation, policy, and public education since it was founded in 1977. NCLR is a non-profit, public interest law firm that litigates precedent-setting cases at the trial and appellate court levels. They advocate for equitable public policies affecting the LGBT community and provides free legal assistance to LGBT people and their legal advocates. Annually, NCLR serves more than 5,000 LGBT people and their families across the country, including LGBT parents, seniors, immigrants, athletes, and youth. Some areas in which NCLR works on include: Asylum & Immigration; Elders; Employment; Family & Relationships; Federal Legislation & Policy; State Legislation & Policy; Hate Crimes; Healthcare; Housing; Low Income & Poverty; Prisons; Rural Communities; Sports; Transgender Law; and You