Two Carolinas cities held Pride festivities over the weekend.
In Charleston, community members gathered for their second annual Pride parade and festival, where 4,000 supporters showed up and no protesters. Charleston’s Post and Courier has more…
In Raleigh, local residents staged their first-ever local Pride event. The LGBT Center of Raleigh’s OutRaleigh street festival took over Fayetteville St. and Davie St. Raleigh’s News & Observer reports that approximately 2,000 people attended by lunchtime. Unlike Charleston’s activities, more than 75 protesters from local anti-gay ministries picketed the Raleigh event.
Stay tuned for qnotes‘ June 11, 2011, Pride Issue for more news and details on other upcoming Pride festivities across the region.