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Welcome to The following Terms of Use oversee your access and usage of our website, products, and services. By accessing or utilizing our website, you agree to adhere to these terms and all related terms by reference. If you do not agree with these terms, please refrain from using the website.


You must be at least 18 years old to access or use our website. By accessing or using our website, you assert that you are at least 18 years old and possess the necessary legal capability and authority to form a binding agreement.

Your Account

Certain features or areas of our website may necessitate the creation of an account. You agree to provide truthful and complete information when creating your account, and to update your account information as necessary. You are responsible for maintaining the confidentiality of your account and for all activities occurring under your account. You agree to inform us immediately if you detect any unauthorized use of your account or any other security breach.

Use of our Website

You agree to use our website only for lawful purposes and in adherence with these Terms of Use. You agree not to:

a. Use our website in violation of any applicable federal, state, local, or international law or regulation;b. Use our website with intent to exploit, harm, or attempt to exploit or harm minors;c. Engage in conduct that restricts or inhibits anyone's use or enjoyment of our website, or may cause harm or liability to us or users of our website;d. Use our website to transmit or procure the sending of any advertising or promotional material without our consent;e. Impersonate or attempt to impersonate us, our employees, another user, or any other person or entity;f. Use any automatic device, process, or means to access our website for any purpose, including monitoring or copying any material on our website.

Intellectual Property Rights

All content on our website, including text, graphics, images, logos, and other materials, is the property of or its content providers, and is safeguarded by copyright, trademark, and other intellectual property laws. You may not reproduce, distribute, modify, create derivative works of, publicly display, publicly perform, republish, download, store, or transmit any material on our website without our prior written consent.

Links to Other Websites

Our website may contain links to other websites not under our control. We are not responsible for the content, privacy policies, or practices of any third-party websites. If you decide to access any of the third-party websites linked to our website, you do so entirely at your own risk.

Limitation of Liability

In no event will, its affiliates, or their respective directors, officers, employees, or agents be liable for any damages, including, without limitation, direct, indirect, incidental, special, consequential, or punitive damages, arising out of or in connection with your use of our website or any content or services available through our website.


You agree to indemnify, defend, and hold harmless, its affiliates, and their respective directors, officers, employees, and agents from and against any claims, liabilities, damages, judgments, awards, losses, costs, expenses, or fees (including reasonable attorneys' fees) arising out of or relating to your violation of these Terms of Use or your use of our website.

Changes to these Terms of Use

We reserve the right, at our sole discretion, to modify or replace these Terms of Use at any time. We will notify you of any changes by posting the updated Terms of Use on our website. Your continued use of our website after we post any modifications to the Terms of Use constitutes your acceptance of those modifications. It is your responsibility to review the Terms of Use periodically for changes.

Governing Law and Jurisdiction

These Terms of Use and any dispute or claim arising out of or in connection with them or their subject matter or formation (including non-contractual disputes or claims) shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of the jurisdiction where is registered, without giving effect to any choice or conflict of law provision or rule.


We may terminate or suspend your access to our website at any time, without prior notice or liability, for any reason, including, without limitation, if you breach these Terms of Use. Upon termination, your right to access and use our website will immediately cease.

Contact Us

If you have any questions about these Terms of Use or our website, please contact us at [email protected]


If any provision of these Terms of Use is found to be invalid, illegal, or unenforceable for any reason, such provision shall be eliminated or limited to the minimum extent such that the remaining provisions of these Terms of Use will continue in full force and effect.


No waiver of any term or condition set forth in these Terms of Use shall be deemed a further or continuing waiver of such term or condition or a waiver of any other term or condition, and any failure of to assert a right or provision under these Terms of Use shall not constitute a waiver of such right or provision.‍

Queer Artist Spotlight Terms of Use:

  1. Eligibility: Artists must be at least 18 years old to submit their artwork. The artwork submitted must be the original work of the artist submitting it.
  2. Artwork Ownership: All submitted artwork remains the intellectual property of the artist. By submitting, the artist acknowledges that they hold all rights to the artwork.
  3. Consent to Share: By submitting their artwork, the artist grants Connect Northshore a non-exclusive, royalty-free license to display the submitted artwork on the Queer Artist Spotlight webpage, and across other Connect Northshore platforms, including but not limited to social media pages, newsletters, and promotional materials.
  4. Artist Credit: Connect Northshore agrees to credit the artist in all instances of artwork display and use.
  5. Artwork Use: The artist agrees that their submitted artwork will not be used for any commercial purpose, and that it will only be used to promote the artist, Connect Northshore, and the LGBTQIA+ community.
  6. Removal of Artwork: The artist retains the right to request the removal of their artwork from the Queer Artist Spotlight webpage and Connect Northshore’s platforms at any time.
  7. Content Guidelines: Connect Northshore reserves the right to reject any artwork submission that it deems inappropriate, offensive, or contrary to its mission and values.
  8. Changes to Terms: These terms may be updated from time to time. It is the artist's responsibility to review them regularly.

By submitting your artwork, you agree to these terms of use. If you have any questions, please contact us.