Press Releases & Media Statements

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, 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 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 (charlottepride.org) 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, 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, Aug. 24-25. Judith Hill, who came to national stardom

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 of Pride Awards to honor outstanding dedication, service and commitment to

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 Charlotte Pride’s two-day annual festival in

Charlotte Pride and Charlotte Pocket Rocket are excited to announce a new partnership this year to produce the 2013 Charlotte Pride Guide. The unique partnership will allow Charlotte Pride to partner with a local LGBT publication in producing this year's 2013 Charlotte Pride Guide. It will be published in Charlotte Pocket Rocket's August 2013 issue. Design and layout are also

Organizers for the annual Charlotte Pride have announced 2013 festivities will be held August 24-25, 2013 in Uptown Charlotte, the culmination of a week-long slate of events highlighting the social, cultural, ethnic, artistic and political diversity of the Charlotte-Metro area’s lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) communities. The announcement of this year’s dates comes after last year’s wildly successful event,