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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Charlotte Pride commemorates the 45th anniversary of Stonewall

A RESOLUTION TO HONOR THE FORTY-FIFTH ANNIVERSARY OF THE STONEWALL RIOTS (JUNE 28, 1969) WHEREAS, On June 28, 1969, at the Stonewall Inn in New York City’s Greenwich Village, members of our lesbian, gay, bisexual transgender and queer (LGBTQ) community took a nearly- unprecedented move against oppression and brutality; and WHEREAS, These community members — […]

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Charlotte Pride announces Request For Proposals for TV commercial

Charlotte Pride, Inc., has announced a formal Request For Proposals (RFP) from individuals and firms to produce its Charlotte Pride 2014 commercial, a 30-second TV spot to be aired locally and online. The full details of the RFP, including materials submission and instructions can be viewed here (PDF). Proposals must be received by 5 p.m. […]

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2014 Charlotte Pride Parade applications now open

Community organizations, businesses and individuals are invited to apply now to participate in annual parade in August CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Charlotte Pride announced on Wednesday, May 7, 2014, that it has opened applications for its 2014 Charlotte Pride Parade, to be held in Uptown Charlotte on Sunday, Aug. 17, 2014, 1-3 p.m. Applications to enter […]

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Update on Charlotte Pride Executive Committee meetings

Effective immediately, the Charlotte Pride Executive Committee has decided to close its regularly scheduled board meetings which had been previously open to community members. On March 5, 2014, a regularly-scheduled Charlotte Pride Executive Committee meeting was interrupted by the presence of a known anti-LGBT protester who has attended past Charlotte Pride Festival & Parade activities […]

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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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