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HRC marks 25 years in the Carolinas

A Quarter of a Century Championing LGBTQ Rights

The Human Rights Campaign (HRC) celebrates 25 years of holding a fundraiser in the Carolinas on Feb. 22. The event, now called the North Carolina Dinner & Silent Auction, was started during a pivotal year for the organization.

PPSAT Charlotte to increase services

Planned Parenthood South Atlantic Moves to Larger Health and Education Center Near Uptown

Planned Parenthood South Atlantic’s (PPSAT) new health center will double its square footage with its move to a building just outside of Uptown Charlotte this summer.

Family, struggle and solidarity in Charlotte’s gay bar scene

Looking Back with Gregg Brafford

In 1984, when Greg Brafford became part-owner of O’leens, one of Charlotte, N.C.’s most storied gay bars, the city was not far removed from the time when “suspected homosexuals” would be arrested in Freedom Park and have their names featured on the front page of The Charlotte Observer.

To Give is Divine

Dishing with Buff Faye

To give is Divine — seriously. Whether you have a black heart, red heart or pink heart, the legendary “Drag Queen of the Century” Divine knew it best. Charity has always been part of being a drag queen.

Charlotte: ‘Big Sing,’ Awareness Month, TOY Prom, AIDS Walk, Band Concert, Cabarrus TOY, Boy George

Carolinas News Notes

Carolina Voices MainStage Choir will present “The Big Sing: Animated!,” SafeAlliance observes awareness month, Time Out Youth Center’s MasQueerade Prom is seeking contributions, AIDS WALK Charlotte has a new location, the Charlotte Pride Band will conclude its current season with a concert, meals are being requested for Time Out Youth Center Cabarrus County’s meetings and Boy George is hitting the Tar Heel State.

Annual LGBTQ Give Out Day followed by Day of Silence

Two events offer ways to support the LGBTQ community, through giving and protest

Two national events important to the LGBTQ community happen this week. Today, April 20, is the fifth annual Give Out Day, a movement to donate to LGBTQ nonprofits across the country. Tomorrow, April 21, is the Day of Silence, a yearly protest organized by GLSEN.