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Charlotte Lesbian and Gay Fund – QNotes

Remembering Dan Kirsch

Former QNotes Editor and Community Leader Dies at Age 66

At a recent meeting of the LGBTQ Elders Steering Committee, co-chair Cindy Hostetler said, “Every LGBTQ organization today (in Charlotte, N.C.) ties back to Dan Kirsch.” Kirsch died suddenly on Friday, Feb. 21. He was 66.

Our People: Linda Lawyer

Writer, Activist, Community Supporter

Linda Lawyer has, as she reports in a fit of modesty which may or may not be characteristic, “a lot of stories.”

TOY debuts podcast

Carolinas News Notes

Time Out Youth Center (TOY) debuted its new bi-weekly podcast series, “Out With It,” on Oct.11 in recognition of National Coming Out Day.

Charlotte: MeckPAC Reception, ‘Screenagers’ Film, ‘Mermaid’ Premiere, Fund Happening

Carolinas News Notes

MeckPAC will hold “Tap into the Primaries,” its 2018 Spring reception and endorsements release, Northwest School of the Arts Parent Teacher Organization in partnership with CMS “Making It Better” will show the film “Screenagers: Growing Up in The Digital Age,” David Valdes Greenwood’s “The Mermaid Hour” will get a three-city National New Play Network Rolling World Premiere and the Charlotte Lesbian and Gay Fund will hold its 11th Annual Happening luncheon on May 16.

Charlotte: Design competition, affinity group, soirée, Walk for AIDS, survey participants, leadership awards, Transcend grant

Carolinas News Notes

A University of North Carolina at Charlotte’s School of Architecture team won a design competition, Blumenthal Performing Arts LGBTQ affinity group is having a “Hedwig” pre-show party, the Charlotte and Lesbian Gay Fund is hosting a soirée, House of Mercy’s Walk for AIDS brought needed funds, the Freedom Center for Social Justice is conducting a survey and seeks participants, Carolinas CARE Partnership presented leadership awards and Transcend Charlotte received a grant.

Charlotte: Cano candidacy, organization hiring, fund cycle open, songwriter disc release, theatre exec

Carolinas News Notes

Democrat Christopher Cano is running for U.S. House of Representatives for the 9th District, Time Out Youth Center is hiring, the Charlotte Lesbian and Gay Fund has announced it’s upcoming grant cycle, songwriter and activist Lara Americo has released an EP and Dan Shoemaker has stepped down as the Actor’s Theatre’s executive director.