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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 named Grand Marshals of the 2014 Bank

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 — many of whom were oppressed and marginalized

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. on June 10, 2014. Charlotte Pride anticipates the

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 the 2014 parade are now open. Applications

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 and is also known for his

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 Charlotte, Aug. 16-17, 2014. Charlotte Pride is

Contact: Matt Comer, Media Chair, 336-391-9528, 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 Parade, the first Pride parade to

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, transgender and queer (LGBTQ) youth one

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 ( are celebrating an historic increase in the level of corporate support for their annual lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer (LGBTQ) Pride festival and their inaugural Bank of

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE July 11, 2013 Contact: Matt Comer, Media Chair, 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, Aug. 24-25. Judith Hill, who came to national stardom