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Regional: Activist death, dining event, ALCU meeting

Carolinas News Notes

Former North Carolinian, South Florida activist, religious cantorial leader and community volunteer Michael Robert Greenspan died last month after a long illness, Dining Out for Life will be held in three Carolinas locations and the ACLU of North Carolina is having a membership meeting to boost activism.

Regional: Org activists, grant apps, show casting

Carolinas News Notes

Equality North Carolina and SC Equality are searching for activists to join their causes for equality and civil rights, grant applications have been announced by the North Carolina Arts Council and a new major network show casting for a bisexual dating show.

South Carolina: SCE set to fight

SC Equality has stated that they are not retreating from fighting for equality for its state’s LGBTQ residents. It said, “We will not stand down. We will fight. Harder. Stronger!”

Six from Charlotte make top 100 list

The award-winning online and print resource, POZ magazine — for people living with and affected by HIV/AIDS, has published “The POZ 100 List” for this year. The list celebrates people who work within the HIV/AIDS community.

Arts groups bring entertainment to the Carolinas

LGBT community arts bridge friendship and service

Are the hills enlivened with musical sounds? They sure are throughout the Carolinas. And, what better way to have them be so than with ones brought forth by those from the LGBT and allied community.

Taking it on the road

Kind of a Drag: Carolinas’ drag bars, shows dot the map

For decades, drag has been a staple of the LGBT community. Dating back to the era of activism of drag queens at The Stonewall Inn in New York, N.Y., to today’s visibility through Pride festivals and television shows like “RuPaul’s Drag Race,” it’s never been as open and accepted as it is today.