InFocus: Charlotte – Charlotte LGBT Community Resources

Comprehensive listing for the Greater Charlotte area

by QNotes Staff  Staff Reports  editor@goqnotes.com
Published: July 19, 2013 in A&E / Life&Style

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LGBT Community Center of Charlotte
2508 N. Davidson St., Charlotte, NC 28205
704-333-0144. gaycharlotte.com

Hours:
M-Th 5-8 p.m.
F 10 a.m.-1 p.m.
Sa 10 a.m.-4 p.m.
Su Closed

Serving the LGBT community of Charlotte:

  • Providing a welcoming, fun, safe, and inclusive gathering place for meetings and events
  • Enhancing access to resources by serving as a central point of information and referrals to local organizations
  • Initiating and cooperating on programs serving the LGBT population
  • Hosting social events and promote a sense of community
  • Presenting opportunities for learning, topical dialogues, and forums for discussion
  • Promoting a more efficient use of nonprofit funds through affordable meeting space, pooled office costs, and project collaboration.
  • Reducing isolation among marginalized and under-served groups within the community
  • Increasing public awareness and understanding of the LGBT community
  • Inspiring a sense of pride, wellness, and responsibility among individuals in the LGBT community
  • Channeling advocacy of fairness and equality for the LGBT community
  • Strengthening community development by fostering interaction among organizations and individuals
  • Incubating start-up groups to address unmet needs in the LGBT community

 

Advocacy

Campus Pride
704-277-6710
campuspride.org

Charlotte Rainbow Action Network for Equality
rainbowaction.org

Equality North Carolina
equalitync.org

HRC Carolina
northcarolina.hrc.org

Mecklenburg LGBT Political Action Committee (MeckPAC)
meckpac.org

Arts

Actor’s Theatre of Charlotte
704-342-2251
atcharlotte.org

Carolina Actors Studio Theatre
704-455-8542
nccast.com

Charlotte Pride Band
charlotteprideband.org

Gay Men’s Chorus of Charlotte
704-549-9202
gmccharlotte.org

One Voice Chorus
onevoicechorus.com

Queen CityTheatre Company
704-372-1000
queencitytheatre.com

Media

Creative Loafing
clclt.com

Charlotte Observer
charlotteobserver.com

Pocket Rocket Guide
pocketrocketguide.com

QNotes
goqnotes.com

Visit Gay Charlotte
visitgaycharlotte.com

Faith

Charlotte Atheists and Agnostics
charlotteatheists.com

MCC Charlotte
1825 Eastway Dr.
Charlotte NC 28205
704-563-5810
mymcccharlotte.org

Myers Park Baptist Church
1900 Queens Rd.
Charlotte, NC 28207
704-334-7232
mpbconline.org

Havurat Tikvah
980-225-5330
havurattikvah.org

Holy Covenant United Church of Christ
3501 W. WT Harris Blvd.
Charlotte NC 28269
704-599-9810
holycovenantucc.org

Holy Trinity Lutheran Church
1900 The Plaza
Charlotte, NC 28205
704-377-5439
htlccharlotte.org

New Life MCC
1900 The Plaza
Charlotte, NC 28205
704-334-0350
newlifemcc@bellsouth.net
newlifemccnc.org

Piedmont Unitarian Universalist Church
9704 Mallard Creek Rd.
Charlotte, NC 28262
704-510-0008
puuc.org

Seigle Avenue Presbyterian Church
600 Seigle Ave.
Charlotte, NC 28204
704-338-1914
seigleavenue.org

St. Martin’s Episcopal Church
1510 E. 7th St.
Charlotte NC 28204
704-376-8441
stmartins-charlotte.org

St. Peter’s Catholic Church
507 South Tryon St.
Charlotte, NC 28202
704-332-2901
stpeterscatholic.org/index.php/gaylesbian-ministry

Spiritual Living Center
1025 E. 35th St.
Charlotte, NC 28205
704-665-1886
slccharlotte.com

Temple Beth El
5101 Providence Rd.
Charlotte, NC 28226
704-366-1948
keshet@beth-el.com
beth-el.com

Unitarian Universalist Church of Charlotte
234 N. Sharon Amity Rd.
Charlotte, NC 28211
704-366-8623
uuccharlotte.org

Unity Fellowship Church
2127 Eastway Dr.
Charlotte, NC 28205
704-567-5007
ufccharlottenc.org

Wedgewood Baptist Church
4800 Wedgewood Dr.
Charlotte, NC 28210
704-523-6108
wedgewoodchurch.com

Giving

Charlotte Gay and Lesbian Fund
704-973-4500
fftc.org/Page.aspx?pid=953

Southern Country Charlotte
Queen City Stomp
southerncountrycharlotte.com

Wesley Mancini Foundation
704-375-4275, ext. 11

HIV/AIDS

Carolinas Care Partnership
7510 E. Independence Blvd.
Suite 105
Charlotte, NC 28227
704-531-2467
carolinascare.org

Different Roads Home
15905 Brookway Drive
Suite 4203
Huntersville, NC 28078
704-237-8793
differentroadshome.org

House of Mercy
701 Mercy Dr.
Belmont, NC 28012
704-825-4711
thehouseofmercy.org

Mecklenburg County Department of Health
704-432-7352

Pozitively Speaking
pozitivelyspeaking.com

Regional AIDS Interfaith Network
501 N. Tryon St.
4th Floor
Charlotte, NC 28237
704-372-7246
carolinarain.org

Rosedale Infectious Disease
103 Commerce Centre Dr.
Suite 103
Huntersville, NC 28078
704-948-8582
rosedaleid.com

Sports

Carolina Softball Alliance
carolinasoftball.org

Charlotte Front Runners
charlottefrontrunners.com

Charlotte Nude Yoga
charlottenudeyoga.com

Charlotte Royals Rugby
charlotteroyals.org

Queen City Rollers
charlotterollergirls.com

Queen City Tennis Club
qctc.org

Social & Support

Carolina Bear Lodge
carolinabears.com

Carolina Transgender Society
carolinatransgendersociety.com

Charlotte Bears
charlottebears.com

Charlotte Black Gay Pride
cbgp.org

Charlotte Business Guild
704-750-5224
charlottebusinessguild.org

Charlotte Gender Alliance
charlottegenderalliance.info

Charlotte Tradesmen
charlottetradesmen.org

Chi Psi Omega Fraternity
chipsiomegafraternity.org

PFLAG Charlotte
pflagcharlotte.org

Prime Timers
primetimersww.org/charlotte/

Time Out Youth
704-344-8335
timeoutyouth.org

TransFaith In Color Conference
transfaithincolor.org

Students & Youth

CPCC Spectrum Club
facebook.com/groups/CPCCSpectrum

Charlotte School of Law LGBT Legal Society
facebook.com/pages/Charlotte-School-of-Law-LGBT-Legal-Society/137640902992701

Gay Straight Alliance
Davidson College
www2.davidson.edu/studentlife/stu_orgs/gsa/GSA.htm

GLoBAL Winthrop University
winthrop.edu/studentorgs/default.aspx?id=6197

Multicultural Resource Center
UNC Charlotte
mrc.uncc.edu/sex-gender

Pride JWU
Johnson and Wales University
facebook.com/pride.jwu.7

Safe
Queens University
safequeensgsa.wordpress.com

Time Out Youth
704-344-8335
timeoutyouth.org

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