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Pride fests dot the Carolinas

Carolinas News Notes

As Pride Month is extended from June into September in the Carolinas, several towns and cities are gearing up to celebrate the lives of LGBTQ individuals. Not only that, visitors can enjoy these environs as a getaway while the weather is still on the warm side.

Carolinas overflow with Pride

Festival resource list spans two states, from mountains to sea

It’s that time of the year when the LGBTQ community sets out to celebrate Pride Month. To keep the tradition going, here is a list of the celebrations taking place all over the Carolinas.

Charlotte: Chair named, bus benefit, queens, arts benefit, courthouse event, church relocation, list topper

Carolinas News Notes

Cathy Bessant was named chair of North Tryon Advisory Committee, Buff Faye’s 8th Annual St. Patty’s Get Lucky Party Bus is hitting the streets, Queens for A Cure Tour is coming to the Carolina, Different Roads Home has slated their Artstravaganza arts benefit, Justice Initiative is having its Evening at the Courthouse event, New Life MCC is moving to Gastonia, N.C. and UNC Charlotte made the top 25 list for affordable online colleges.

Youth org adds new satellite

Time Out Youth Center (TOY), 2320 N. Davidson St., in partnership with Parents and Friends of Lesbians and Gays (PFLAG), has announced that it will begin holding monthly discussion groups in Gaston County beginning on Dec. 15, 6:30 p.m., at St. Mark’s Episcopal Church, 258 W. Franklin Blvd., in Gastonia, N.C., with an introductory session.