Triad: Film Screening, Mother’s Campaign, Award Noms, Savings Card

Carolinas News Notes

‘4 Moons’ screening slated

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. — Out at the Movies Winston-Salem will screen “4 Moons” on May 14, 7 p.m., at the University of North Carolina School of the Arts ACE Theatre Complex, 1533 S. Main St.

“4 Moons” is four stories about love and self-acceptance. An 11-year-old boy struggles to keep secret the attraction he feels towards his cousin. Two former childhood friends reunite and start a relationship that gets complicated due to one of them fearing getting caught. A long-lasting relationship is threatened when a third man comes along. An older family man is obsessed with a young prostitute and tries to raise the money to afford the experience.

Tickets are $7/general and $6/seniors and students and are available in the lobby beginning at 6:15 p.m.

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The film is in Spanish with English subtitles and contains nudity and recommended for mature audiences.

info: outatthemovieswinstonston.org.

Foundation mounts mothers campaign

GREENSBORO, N.C. — Guilford Green Foundation is asking the community to speak out against HB2 this Mother’s Day on May 8 by publicly proclaiming that the measure is not representative of the community or the culture in which we want our children to be raised.

An ad with this message will run in the Greensboro News & Record on May 8 with names of those who took a stand against intolerance. The full page ad was made possible by a $35 contribution to the foundation collected earlier this week.

info: ggfnc.org.

Award noms sought

SALISBURY, N.C. — Salisbury Pride is seeking nominations for its annual Ketner Ally Award which recognizes an individual who has contributed to progressing equality and acceptance for the LGBT community in and around Rowan County.

Nominees can come from all walks of life and are not limited to LGBT and allied individuals.

Submission is due by May 30 and will be reviewed by the Pride board. The recipient will be presented with the award at the 6th annual festival to be held on June 25 in Historic Downtown Salisbury.

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info: bit.ly/23i2fMN. salisburypride.com.

Savings card push on

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. — Pride Winston-Salem is currently selling their Ultimate Saving Card which helps to raise funds for the organization while giving the holder access to savings at 16 local businesses.

The participants in the program were hand picked to offer the holder diversity. The card is good through April 30, 2017. Funds generated from the card go to support LGBT initiatives.

Pick up cards at local events or at Twin City Hive, 391 Brookstone Ave., on Mondays from 10:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. and 5-7 p.m. Cost is $10 plus $1 shipping and handling if ordered online. Email marketing@pridews.org to learn more.

info: pridews.org.

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Does your organization or special interest group have events or great information to share with our readers? If so, be sure to send in your information to specialassignments@goqnotes.com. In the upcoming months, we ll feature one of you in our news notes section in each issue. Are you a part of a Meetup, Yahoo or Google group and do you do something that s really newsworthy? Do you provide a service for the community or hold fundraisers for worthy causes? Do you educate the public about LGBT issues or concerns? Of course, this is only a sampling of things we are interested in. It s the aim of these pieces to inform, enlighten and educate our readers about what we re doing here in the Carolinas to champion LGBT rights, as well as offer resources for those who may be interested in what your group is doing.

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Posted by Lainey Millen

Lainey Millen is QNotes' associate editor, special assignments writer, N.C. and U.S./World News Notes columnist and production director. She can be reached at specialassignments@goqnotes.com and 704-531-9988, x205.