In March, we started documenting the lives of LGBTQ people who have died from COVID-19. With over 5 Million positive cases and over 180,000 deaths in the U.S., the pandemic continues to impact the country. A lack of LGBTQ-inclusive data makes it difficult to know the full impact of the coronavirus on our community.
Wedgewood Church received community outpouring after vandalism, St. John’s Baptist Church will honor George Williamson, Hildreth has put in a bid for County Commission, Charlotte Pride Band is having a concert, Condom Courture hits the runway, MCC Charlotte has a new pastor and William Ivey Long is being honored with a musical tribute.
Janice Covington Allison had bid for the North Carolina Democratic Party chair position, MCC Charlotte will hold a MLK service, an inmate has filed suit against a Mecklenburg sheriff, Queen City Theatre Company is staging a comedy production, Campus Pride is moving, Create-ster received a NGLCC company certification, Lupie’s has closed its Huntersville location.
Teens helped spruce things up at the House of Mercy, the Freedom Center for Social Justice is on deadline for job applicants, dance lessons are going to be taught at L4, an artist exhibit against HB2 will be held at The McColl Center, the Flourish! arts celebration is slated for the first day of Charlotte Pride, the Gay Men’s Chorus of Charlotte serenaded at SouthPark Mall, Charlotte Roller Girls kick of a new season, One Voice Chorus performed at the GALA closing ceremony and MCC Charlotte has lots of social action projects