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Flag making campaign launched

Beyond the Carolinas

Lynn Segerblom, who chose the material and hand dyed each stripe of white cotton muslin for the original rainbow flags, appeared at the Gay and Lesbian Center in Los Angeles on March 17.

Worldwide book launch slated

Carolinas News Notes

Dovetailing after the culmination of LGBT History Month during October, a worldwide book launch of “The Children of Harvey Milk: How LGBTQ Politicians Changed the World” will be held on Nov. 7

Triad: Founders’ dinner welcomes Cleve Jones

Carolinas News Notes

The Guilford Green Foundation will celebrate its 20th anniversary with a Founders’ Dinner on Sept. 22, 7 p.m., at Starmount Forest Country Club, 1 Sam Snead Dr., and will welcome activist Cleve Jones as its special guest speaker.

‘Dear Harvey’ celebrates Harvey Milk

Readings of the play bring the story to a new generation

Harvey Milk was assassinated in 1978. He was the first openly gay elected official in California. He was only 11 months into his first term as a San Francisco supervisor when he and the mayor, George Moscone, were shot and killed by fellow supervisor Dan White.

Jesse’s Journal: LGBT Heroes — Cleve Jones and Barbara Grier

Looking back at LGBTQ history and those who ‘fought the good fight’

Even as we recognize and honor today’s LGBTQ heroes, we should also look back and remember those women and men who made our community what it is today. Unlike today, when leading an LGBTQ community organization is often a profession, the heroes of the 1960s and 1970s were volunteer leaders of a movement.