InFocus: Charlotte 2016 — Dial 411 for the community

A comprehensive listing of LGBT resources

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[Editor’s Note: qnotes’ research into finding community resources was only as good as what was available online and from other sources. Should readers find errors and wish to send corrections to the list or want to have a group listed, email qnotes with “InFocus addition” in the subject line to editor@goqnotes.com. qnotes wants to make these listings as accurate as possible to maintain integrity of the information provided]

Advocacy

ACLU of North Carolina
acluofnorthcarolina.org.

Campus Pride
704-277-6710
campuspride.org.

Charlotte LGBT Chamber of Commerce
clgbtcc.org.

Elder Law Clinic at Wake Forest University
elder-clinic.law.wfu.edu.

Equality North Carolina
equalitync.org.

HRC Carolina
hrccarolina.org.

Mecklenburg Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender Political Action Committee (MeckPAC)
meckpac.org.

North Carolina Gay and Lesbian Attorneys
919-834-6861
ncgala.org.

North Carolina Transgender Unity
nctgunity.org.

The Freedom Center for Social Justice
fcsj.org.

Safe Schools NC
safeschoolsnc.com.

Arts

Actor’s Theatre of Charlotte
atcharlotte.org.

Big Mammas House of Burlesque
bigmammasproductions.com.

Charlotte Pride Band
charlotteprideband.org.

Dalliance Films
dalliancefilms.com.

GayCharlotte Film Festival
charlottelgbtfilm.com.

Gay Men’s Chorus of Charlotte
gmccharlotte.org.

One Voice Chorus
onevoicechorus.com.

Queen City Theatre Company
queencitytheatre.com.

Stephen Seay Productions
bit.ly/2aBpAuC.

StillOut
LGBT Photography Club
stillout.org.

Affinity Groups

Bank of America
Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender Employee Network Group
tracy.d.boyce@bankofamerica.com
LGBT Pride Resource Group
kelly.e.sapp@bankofamerica.com

Duke Energy
We Are One for LGBT Equality (WeR1)
ERG_WeR1@duke-energy.com
duke-energy.com/diversity/ergs.asp.

IBM
Eagle
home.earthlink.net/~eagleibm.

Time Warner Cable
Out@TWC
Mark Schichtel, executive sponsor
mark.schichtel@twcable.com

Wells Fargo
PRIDE Team Member Network
wellsfargo.com.

Media

Creative Loafing
clclt.com.

Charlotte Observer
charlotteobserver.com.

QNotes
goqnotes.com.

Visit Gay Charlotte
visitgaycharlotte.com.

Faith

Caldwell Presbyterian Church
1609 E. Fifth St.
Charlotte, NC 28204
704-334-0825
caldwellpresby.org.

Charlotte Atheists and Agnostics
charlotteatheists.com.

Charlotte Buddhist Vihara
charlottebuddhistvihara.org.

First Christian Church
1200 East Blvd.
Charlotte, NC 28203
704-334-3771
fcc-charlotte.org.

First United Methodist Church
501 N. Tryon St.
Charlotte, NC 28202
704-333-9081
charlottefirst.org.

Havurat Tikvah
2821 Park Rd.
Charlotte, NC 28209
980-225-5330
havurattikvah.org.

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

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

Inclusion Community
19725 Oak Street #6
Cornelius, NC 28031
704-769-5413
inclusioncommunity.org.

Interfaith Equality Coalition
facebook.com/InterfaithEqualityCoalition.

Matters 2 Mission
demo-octalogo.com/M2M.

MeckMin
3900 Park Rd.
Charlotte, NC 28209
704-565-5455
meckmin.org.

MCC Charlotte
17121 Orr Rd.
Charlotte, NC 28213
704-563-5810
mymcccharlotte.org.

missiongathering christian church
420 E. 15th St.
Charlotte, NC
704-412-4028
mgclt.org.

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

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

Park Road Baptist Church
3900 Park Rd.
Charlotte, NC 28209
704-523-5717
parkroadbaptist.org.

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

puuc.org.

ReBirth Cathedral
2229 Village Lake Dr. 
Charlotte, NC 28212
980-819-2636
rebirthcathedral.org.

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

Sacred Souls Community Church
2127 Eastway Dr.
Charlotte, NC 28205
980-237-0260
sacredsoulschurch.org.

St. John’s Baptist Church
300 Hawthorne Ln.
Charlotte, NC 28204
704-333-5428
stjohnsbaptistchurch.org.

St. Luke Missionary Baptist Church
1600 Norris Ave.
Charlotte, NC 28206
704-375-9650
stlukembc.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 S. Tryon St.
Charlotte, NC 28202
704-332-2900
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stpeterscatholic.org/index.php/community-outreach/gaylesbian-ministry.

St. Peter’s Episcopal Church
115 W. 7th St.
Charlotte, NC 28202
704-332-7746
web.st-peters.org.

South Park Christian Church
6650 Park S. Dr.
Charlotte, NC 28210
704-554-1066
southparkchristian.net.

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The Spiritual Living Center of Charlotte
650 East Stonewall St.
Charlotte, NC 28202
704-665-1886
slccharlotte.com.

Temple Beth El
5101 Providence Rd.
Charlotte, NC 28226
704-366-1948
templebethel.org.

Temple Or Olam
5300 Poplar Tent Rd.
Concord, NC 28027
704-720-7577
or-olam.org.

Trinity United Church of Christ
38 Church St. N.
Concord, NC 28025
704-782-1024
commachurch.com.

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

Unitarian Universalist Fellowship of Lake Norman
135 Woodlawn School Loop
Mooresville, NC 28115
704-765-6088
uulakenorman.org.

Unity Fellowship Church of Charlotte
2508 N. Davidson St.
Charlotte, NC 28205
704-567-5007
ufccharlottenc.org.

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

Philanthropy

Charlotte Lesbian and Gay Fund
704-973-45.00
fftc.org/clgf.

HIV/AIDS

Ballantyne Family Medicine
6010 East W.T. Harris Blvd.
Charlotte, NC 28215
704-208-4134
ballantynefamilymedicine.com.

Carolinas Care Partnership
5855 Executive Center Dr.
Ste. 101
Charlotte, NC 28212
704-531-2467
carolinascare.org.

Different Roads Home
2320 N. Davidson St.
Ste. B
Charlotte, NC 28205
704-237-8793
differentroadshome.org.

Hearts Beat as One Foundation
888-349-5558
heartsbeatone.org.

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

Mecklenburg County Department of Health
704-336-6500

PowerHouse Project
1416 Beatties Ford Rd.
Charlotte, NC 28216
704-334-6076
powerhousecharlotte.org.

Regional AIDS Interfaith Network (RAIN)
601 E. 5th St.
Ste. 470
Charlotte, NC 28202
704-372-7246
carolinarain.org.

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

Sports

Carolina Softball Alliance
carolinasoftball.org.

Charlotte Front Runners
charlottefrontrunners.com.

Charlotte Rainbowlers
charlotterainbowlers.com.

Charlotte Roller Girls
charlotterollergirls.com.

Charlotte Royals Rugby
charlotteroyalsrugby.com.

Charlotte Rugby Football Club
charlotterugby.com.

Honey Badgers Dragon Boat
honeybadgersdbc.org.

One World Dragon Boat
oneworlddragonboat.org.

Queen City Tennis Club
qctc.org.

Stonewall Sports
facebook.com/stonewallkickballcharlotte.

Social & Support

41 Percent
41percent.org.

Alpha Psi Kappa Fraternity
alphapsikappa.org.

Carolina Bear Lodge
carolinabears.org.

Carolina Transgender Society
carolinatransgendersociety.com.

Charlotte Black Gay Pride
charlotteblackgaypride.org.

Charlotte H2Os
charlotteh2os.ning.com.

Charlotte Latin Pride
charlottepride.org/latin.

Charlotte Trans Pride
charlottepride.org/trans.

Charlotte LGBT Chamber of Commerce
clgbtcc.org.

Charlotte Pride
charlottepride.org.

Charlotte Tradesmen
charlottetradesmen.org.

Chi Psi Omega Fraternity
chipsiomegafraternity.org.

Convergence Riders
convergenceriders.com.

Genderlines
paige.dula@gmail.com.

PFLAG Charlotte
pflagcharlotte.org.

Prime Timers of Charlotte
primetimersww.com/charlotte.

PRISM
prismcharlotte.org.

Queer People of Color Collective
queerpoccollective.com.

Southern Country
southerncountrycharlotte.com.

Transcend Charlotte
transcendcharlotte.org.

Youth

African-American Alliance for Gay & Lesbian Education
Johnson C. Smith University
a3gle.tripod.com.

CPCC Spectrum Club
facebook.com/groups/CPCCSpectrum.

LGBT Legal Society
Charlotte School of Law
bnicholson@charlottelaw.edu.

LGBTQ Caucus
Davidson College
gecampbell@davidson.edu.

Gender Equity Center
Johnson & Wales University
jwu.edu/content.aspx?id=62480.

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

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

PRISM
LGBT young adults
facebook.com/prismcharlotte.

Queers & Allies
Davidson College
davidson.edu/student-life/multicultural-life/lgbtqa-community-resources.

Queens Friends of Lesbians and Gays
qflag.tumblr.com.

Safe
Queens University
safequeensgsa.wordpress.com.

Spectrum
UNC Charlotte
unccspectrum.wix.com/spectrum.

Time Out Youth
704-344-8335
timeoutyouth.org.

All lists in the InFocus Charlotte section were compiled by qnotes staff. Research into finding community resources was only as good as what was available online and from other sources. Should readers find errors and wish to send corrections to the list or want to have a bar or event listed,  email qnotes with “InFocus addition” in the subject line to editor@goqnotes.com. qnotes wants to make these listings as accurate as possible to maintain integrity of the information provided.

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