Charlotte Pride announces 2014 planning for growing festival and parade

Launches special end-of-year giving campaign to jump start 2014 planning CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Organizers of Charlotte Pride, the Queen City’s annual lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer (LGBTQ) and straight ally Pride festival and parade, are happy to announce that they have begun planning in earnest for its event next year, to be held in Uptown […]

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Charlotte Pride comes to Uptown, Aug. 24-25, featuring Mayor Patsy Kinsey, national entertainers and first Pride parade in the QC in 19 years

Contact: Matt Comer, Media Chair, 336-391-9528, media@charlottepride.org CHARLOTTE, N.C. – Charlotte Pride, the Queen City’s annual lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) Pride celebration, will be held in Uptown Charlotte on Saturday, Aug. 24 and Sunday, Aug. 25. Organizers are excited to announce that their event this year will include the Bank of America Charlotte Pride […]

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Charlotte Pride Week, Aug. 16-25, features special event with transgender teen singer-songwriter

Special event for young people among more than week-long slate of events Aug. 16-25 culminating in annual Charlotte Pride, Aug. 24-25. CHARLOTTE, N.C. – Ryan Cassata, a 19-year-old transgender singer-songwriter and motivational speaker living in San Francisco, will be in Charlotte on Friday, Aug. 23 for a special speaking engagement with local lesbian, gay, bisexual, […]

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Charlotte Pride celebrates historic increase in local corporate support for LGBTQ community

Presenting sponsors Bank of America, PNC Bank, The Scorpio, Time Warner Cable and Wells Fargo present annual Pride events Aug. 24-25 in Uptown Charlotte CHARLOTTE, N.C. – The organizers of Charlotte Pride (charlottepride.org) are celebrating an historic increase in the level of corporate support for their annual lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer (LGBTQ) Pride […]

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Judith Hill to headline this year’s Charlotte Pride Festival & Parade

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE July 11, 2013 Contact: Matt Comer, Media Chair, media@charlottepride.org Judith Hill to headline this year’s Charlotte Pride Festival & Parade Judith Hill to perform Sunday, Aug. 25 at two-day street festival in Uptown Charlotte CHARLOTTE, N.C. – Judith Hill will headline this year’s Charlotte Pride Festival and Parade, slated for Uptown Charlotte, […]

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Charlotte Pride seeks parade volunteers!

Charlotte Pride is announcing a variety of volunteer position availabilities. This year, we will present our first all-locally-planned Charlotte Pride Parade, the first-ever Pride parade since NC Pride visited the Queen City in 1994. To make it possible, we need the dedicated help and support of community members. Join our all-volunteer Executive Committee and parade […]

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Charlotte Pride announces the 2013 Champions of Pride Awards to honor LGBTQ & ally community members

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE                       June 6, 2013 Contact: Matt Comer, Media & Marketing Chair, media@charlottepride.org, 336-391-9528 Charlotte Pride announces the 2013 Champions of Pride Awards to honor LGBTQ & ally community members Nominate and apply online starting now until July 15, 2013 CLICK HERE TO MAKE A NOMINATION CHARLOTTE, N.C. – Charlotte Pride announces the first-ever Champions […]

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Charlotte Pride remembers the Stonewall Riots

On June 5, 2013, the Executive Committee of Charlotte Pride unanimously approved a resolution to honor and remember the Stonewall Riots of June 28, 1969, in commemoration of National LGBT Pride Month. Read the resolution below. A RESOLUTION TO HONOR AND REMEMBER THE STONEWALL RIOTS (JUNE 28, 1969)  WHEREAS,         On June 28, 1969, at the […]

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Wanted: Website management & Spanish-language volunteers

The Charlotte Pride Media & Marketing Committee is seeking two volunteers who can assist with immediate needs for website maintenance and Spanish-language copy-writing and marketing. Position: Spanish-language Marketing Assistant Reports to: Media & Marketing Chair/Charlotte Pride Executive Committee Duties: Assists with the creation and writing of Spanish-language marketing materials, including posters and fliers, website copy and other […]

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Charlotte Pride to host historic Pride parade this August

Charlotte Pride to host first Pride parade in Queen City since 1994 CHARLOTTE, N.C. – For the first time since 1994, the Queen City will play host to a lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer (LGBTQ) community Pride parade. The parade, organized by Charlotte Pride, is slated for Sunday, August, 25, 2013, as part of […]

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