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Triad: Salisbury Pride, PFLAG Awards, Triad Keys, Trans Conference

Carolinas News Notes

The Salisbury Pride Festival will be held on June 23, PFLAG Greensboro held its Carter Stroupe Memorial Scholarship Reception, the OUT at the Movies 9th annual Key West in Winston-Salem will take place on June 2 and Greensboro Area Health Education Center will host the Transgender Care Conference: Improving Care Across the Lifespan on June 8.

U.S./World: Rainbow Flag Creator, African Decent Conference

Beyond the Carolinas

Gay activist Gilbert Baker, the creator of the rainbow flag, died on March 31 at his home. He was 65. And, Metropolitan Community Churches (MCC) has announced that its 2017 People of African Descent, Friends and Advocates Conference, “Grounded in Love,” will be held from Aug. 3-5 at the Crowne Plaza, 200 N. 4th St., in St. Louis, Mo.

North Carolina man arrested for Florida anti-gay hate crime

Man who reportedly yelled homophobic slurs during assault fights extradition

Brandon Ray Davis, 30, was arrested on March 1 by the Onslow County Sheriff’s Department with an extraditable warrant on hate crime charges. The incident occurred in downtown Key West and involved anti-gay slurs.