LGBTQ

Stop the Hate

Join Unity in Community to speak out against hate by joining the STOP THE HATE RALLY.  This peaceful non-partisan event is open to all who oppose hate and violence and want to do something positive. English and Spanish copies provided. Please share this post to your social media networks in support of STOP THE HATE …

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Charlotte Pride Parade – Aug 19th

Bank of America Charlotte Pride Parade Sunday, Aug. 19, 2018, 1-3 p.m. N. Tryon St., Uptown Charlotte The 2018 Bank of Amercia Charlotte Pride Parade will kick off at 1 p.m. at the intersection of 9th and N. Tryon Streets. Thousands of marchers will continue to Trade Street, where marching contingents and floats will be …

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Airing Out the Dirty Laundry

Dear Beautiful, Smart, Strong Women: You are invited to SAY IT, SEW IT, and AIR IT OUT.   Airing Out the Dirty Laundry is an ongoing, collaborative traveling art exhibit created by women who believe in equality and in our shared responsibility to create a more just world. It is about strength, unity, and resistance …

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March for LGBTQ Rights

The Charlotte Women’s March organization is fully committed to equal rights for all transgender people. In fact, there is a working group devoted to addressing issues involving LGBTQ individuals. Our position is that everyone is hurt when any marginalized group is targeted in the political or cultural cross hairs. Transgender men and women are too …

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A Celebration of Unity

We invite you to join the San Fransisco Gay Men’s Chorus and the Oakland Interfaith Gospel Choir for an interfaith celebration of community, compassion, and equality in their final stop on the Lavender Pen Tour.  Speakers from a diversity of faith backgrounds will share their perspectives on faith and community in North Carolina and on …

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Lavender Pen Tour In Charlotte!

Join the acclaimed San Francisco Gay Men’s Chorus and Oakland Interfaith Gospel Choir for The Lavender Pen Tour at Ovens Auditorium in Charlotte, NC on Saturday, October 14, 2017, with special guests One Voice Chorus of Charlotte and Gay Men’s Chorus of Charlotte! All proceeds and donations from the Charlotte, NC show of the Lavender Pen Tour directly benefit: Gay Men’s Chorus of Charlotte …

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CWM at Pride Parade August 27th!

Join the CWM as we participate in this annual event, which is the culmination of a week chock full of activities.  (Check charlottepride.org for information about the entire week.) There are 153 entries in this year’s Parade, with an expected 4,500 individuals participating.  Charlotte’s Pride Parade is the largest Parade between Washington, DC and Atlanta, …

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Charlotte Pride March August 27th

Join us next weekend to celebrate Charlotte Pride with Planned Parenthood South Atlantic! Planned Parenthood is built on the fundamental belief that each individual has a basic right to self-determination. What better way to show our support and inclusion of the local LGBTQ community than to be out in full-force at the NC Pride Parade in Charlotte?   …

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From a Sister Organization

W.E.M.A.D We are Energized to March, Act, Demonstrate Newsletter #7                                    June 7, 2017 Calendar Updates…. Monday, June 12 Our Immigrant Community: Education about Rights and Law Enforcement St. Alban’s Church 301 Caldwell Ln, Davidson, NC 28036 with Police …

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“I Am Jazz” May 18th

Charlotte Mecklenburg Library, Time Out Youth, Equality NC, PFLAG Charlotte, and HRC Charlotte present: I AM JAZZ Community Book Reading & Discussion Thursday, May 18, 2017, from 4 to 5 p.m. West Boulevard Library branch, 2157 West Boulevard, Charlotte, NC. The critically acclaimed book, I Am Jazz — a children’s picture book by transgender teen and HRC Foundation Youth …

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Define American Film Festival May 11-13

The Harvey B. Gantt Center for African-American Arts+ Culture is proud to present the second annual Define American Film Festival. Audience-goers, journalists and strategic partners will get an entertaining and informative look at the immigrant experience across a range of cultures. Each screening will be followed by panel discussions featuring filmmakers, actors, and local advocates. Venue Address:  551 S Tryon St, …

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Reflect & Resist

Today, we’re excited to launch the FIFTH ACTION in the Women’s March 10 Actions / 100 Days campaign: The feminist movement has a complex history. It is a powerful movement that has gained monumental victories, yet one cannot speak about feminism without acknowledging the dismal lack of representation for, and at times an active sidelining and …

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