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House of Mercy – QNotes

Interview: Rev. Paul Whiting

New Spiritual Leader comes to MCC Charlotte

The Metropolitan Community Church (MCC) is celebrating its 50th anniversary this year. … As someone who has been part of that growth for the last 40 years, Rev. Paul Whiting has witnessed many of the important events in LGBTQ history since the 1980s.

It’s the season for giving

Organizations share their holiday wish lists

It’s the season to be jolly, merry and gay. It’s also an important time of the year to support LGBTQ organizations who support the community in any way possible so that they can continue to offer the community vital services, solace and more.

Caring for the LGBTQ community

Inclusive churches and outreach programs

A closer look reveals that the city is home to more than a few organizations committed to assisting LGBTQ individuals in the fight against poverty and homelessness.

Charlotte: #WOKE100 List, Tegan and Sarah, AIDS Walk, Open Trail, Guggenheim Fellow, Art Program

Carolinas News Notes

Bishop Tonyia Rawls has been named to ESSENCE magazine’s #WOKE100 List, Tegan and Sarah are heading to Charlotte, the House of Mercy’s AIDS Walk shares fundraising numbers, a new trail has been opened in Charlotte, John Love, Jr. has been awarded a Guggenheim Fellowship and an innovative art program is popping up across the Greater Charlotte area.

Charlotte: Design competition, affinity group, soirée, Walk for AIDS, survey participants, leadership awards, Transcend grant

Carolinas News Notes

A University of North Carolina at Charlotte’s School of Architecture team won a design competition, Blumenthal Performing Arts LGBTQ affinity group is having a “Hedwig” pre-show party, the Charlotte and Lesbian Gay Fund is hosting a soirée, House of Mercy’s Walk for AIDS brought needed funds, the Freedom Center for Social Justice is conducting a survey and seeks participants, Carolinas CARE Partnership presented leadership awards and Transcend Charlotte received a grant.