About 50 people gathered on Wednesday evening for a panel discussion on making schools safer for LGBT students, as the executive director of a national LGBT organization participated in celebration of her group’s successful nationwide safe schools campaign.
The executive director of a national safe schools organization for LGBT students will visit Charlotte on Wednesday, speaking with local students and community leaders at a town hall that evening.
Local and regional LGBT non-profit organizations are showing strength in their fundraising efforts and diversity in the sources of their revenue, even as low numbers of community members are actively donating, according to data reported in QNotes’ fourth annual Community Assessment Survey.
British Olympic diver Tom Daley came out about his relationship with a man on Dec. 2.
Long before the center opened its doors in 2001, a large group of community leaders and community members came together in a series of planning meetings and town hall discussions to explore feasibility studies and the community’s needs for a center.
Nearly 100 people gathered on Wednesday evening for a town hall discussion at the LGBT Community Center of Charlotte, with conversation often returning to key concerns on openness, transparency and board accountability.
One of the largest healthcare systems in North Carolina is taking criticism for its decision to hire a state lawmaker known as the “architect” of North Carolina’s 2012 anti-LGBT constitutional amendment banning same-sex marriage.
The staff of a local LGBT youth center say a rainbow flag posted on a flagpole on their property in NoDa was missing when they showed up for work this morning.
Democrat Patrick Cannon was sworn-in as Charlotte’s new mayor on Monday night, promising an emphasis on jobs, the economy and community safety, while five new members of City Council joined returning members to jump start a new session in local government.
New members of the Charlotte City Council, along with new Mayor Patrick Cannon, took their oaths of office on Monday night, also electing a new mayor pro tempore in a split vote that could create a power shift from more progressive leaders who have been recently outspoken on their support for LGBT residents.
World AIDS Day falls on Sunday this year and several events are planned in Charlotte to commemorate the day, just as families and friends are wrapping up their Thanksgiving holiday weekends.