Press Releases & Media Statements

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 collaborative partners CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Charlotte Pride, a local non-profit organization

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, transgender and queer (LGBTQ) Pride organizers from 12 southeastern states,

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 people over the course of the weekend. The initial

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

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

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