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Charlotte Pride executive director Kimberly Melton resigns

Organization wishes her best, looks forward to future

As the Southeast’s third-largest LGBT Pride organization, Charlotte Pride is a living, breathing manifestation of the diversity and constant growth of the Carolinas’ LGBT community. The evolution of the organization means perpetual progress, but naturally there will be bumps in the road. One such hurdle came recently with the Sept. 1 resignation of Kimberly Melton, Charlotte Pride’s executive director.

Photos and video from Charlotte Pride Parade 2016

CHARLOTTE, N.C. – Thousands marched in the 2016 Bank of America Charlotte Pride Parade on Sunday to celebrate and demonstrate. There were over 100 marching contingents.   Pride dog #charlottepride A photo posted by @mos205 on Aug 21, 2016 at 2:39pm PDT Sea of rainbows!! #timeoutyouth #charlottepride #noh8 #loveislove #cltpride #prideparade #pflag A photo posted by …

Two counter-protesters in masks arrested at Charlotte Pride

CHARLOTTE, N.C. – Two individuals at Charlotte Pride protesting against anti-LGBT protesters were arrested on Saturday by the Charlotte Mecklenburg Police Department after refusing to remove their masks. Related: Watch the opening ceremony of Charlotte Pride 2016 In video captured during a Facebook live video stream by WCNC, you can see a Charlotte Pride staffer asking …

Charlotte Pride keeps it moving forward

With the hiring of its first ever executive director, and a plan for more year-round programming, the organization continues to take shape

This has already been a transformative year for Charlotte Pride, moving from an all-volunteer organization to hiring its first-ever executive director, Kimberly Melton.

Charlotte Pride events grace the Queen City

From small soireés to a parade, there’s plenty to enjoy

During the week leading up to and including the Charlotte Pride Festival and Parade, the LGBT and allied communities have a plethora of fun and enlightening activities to choose from.