Carolina LGBTQ African-Americans who inspire us with Pride

February is African-American History Month. Granted, black history should be learned all year long, but this month offers us a time once each year when we can all pull together to add a little extra education and awareness to the powerful, change-making leadership of those who’ve come before us — and even those leading us now. […]

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Support Charlotte Pride’s final move-in to its new offices!

The Charlotte Pride Executive Committee is finally wrapping up several weeks worth of renovations and upfits to its new office space in Plaza Midwood. All told, our volunteers have spent hundreds of combined hours in people power helping to clean, paint and put together furniture. Thanks to everyone who pitched in with a paintbrush, a caulking […]

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Release: Charlotte Pride opens new offices

Click here to learn more, donate to help finish the move-in, see our remaining office wish list items and see before and after photos. FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE February 2, 2015 Contact: media@charlottepride.org, 704-625-6449 Charlotte Pride opens new offices for expanded programs and projects in 2015 Local LGBTQ non-profit will offer work space for volunteers, new […]

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Five fabulous reasons to volunteer with Charlotte Pride in 2015

Charlotte Pride is ramping up its planning for our 2015 festival and parade — and we’ve got a lot of other new, exciting events, programs and projects we’re working on, too! We’re expanding our community events, our community outreach, our partnerships and collaborations. But we need you to help make it all a success! From […]

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Introducing: The Charlotte Pride Scribe!

It’s with great excitement that Charlotte Pride today announces the launch of its new blog — The Charlotte Pride Scribe. The Charlotte Pride Media & Marketing Committee has spent weeks brainstorming, planning and goal setting on how we can create a new community-focused program that helps to more broadly expose Charlotte Pride’s mission — Celebrating […]

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Peace, Love, Joy & Pride: Thank You & Happy Holidays

Charlotte Pride extends a very special thank you for your support this year. Because of you, Charlotte Pride has continued to experience phenomenal growth. In 2013, we were able to host Charlotte’s first Pride parade in nearly 20 years and this year grew it and the festival to almost unimaginable successes — attracting more than […]

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Charlotte Pride to host Prides of the Southeast (POSE) conference in April 2015

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE November 18, 2014 Media Contact: Craig Hopkins, craig@charlottepride.org Charlotte Pride to host Prides of the Southeast (POSE) conference in April 2015 Educational conference will draw LGBTQ Pride organizers from 12 states CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Charlotte Pride will host the Prides of the Southeast (POSE) conference, a regional gathering of lesbian, gay, bisexual, […]

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Statement: Charlotte Pride’s ongoing commitment to accessibility

On Monday, Aug. 18, 2014, Charlotte Pride was contacted by WJZY Fox 46 Carolinas regarding concerns expressed by two festival attendees who are hard of hearing. Our two patrons said they were unable to see the sign language interpreter during a concert at the stage. The following statement was issued: Charlotte Pride has striven to be […]

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Charlotte Pride breaks 100,000 attendance record!

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: August 18, 2014 Contact: media@charlottepride.org For first time, Charlotte Pride breaks 100,000+ in two-day festival and parade attendance Annual event attracts locals, visitors from across region and nation CHARLOTTE, N.C. — For the first time in its 14-year history, organizers of the Charlotte Pride Festival & Parade have estimated attendance breaking 100,000 […]

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Charlotte City Council’s Patsy Kinsey & LaWana Mayfield named Grand Marshals, 2014 award winners announced

Learn more about Charlotte Pride 2014… Stage Entertainment | Parade | Festival | VIP Experience | Parking & Transportation CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Charlotte Pride, which will present the annual Charlotte Pride Festival & Bank of America Charlotte Pride Parade this weekend, Aug. 16-17, is proud to announce Charlotte City Councilmembers Patsy Kinsey (District 1) and LaWana Mayfield (District 3) have been […]

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