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In Memoriam: 09.04.20

COVID-19 Community Losses Continue

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.

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.

MCC Charlotte Pastor Todd Goewey dead at 63

Minister had been in Charlotte for less than a year

Congregants at Metropolitan Community Church (MCC) of Charlotte and members of the city’s LGBTQ community were saddened to learn the church’s recently appointed Pastor Todd Ira Goewey died Wednesday, Nov. 14, following a brief illness and heart attack.

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: Church Help, Williamson Honored, Hildreth Bid, Band Concert, Condom Couture, New Pastor, Long Tribute

Carolinas News Notes

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.

Charlotte: Party chair, MLK service, inmate suit, comedy production, org move, company certification, Lupie’s closure

Carolinas News Notes

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.

Charlotte: Teens at HOM, center applicants, dance lessons, artist exhibit, arts celebration, chorus serenade, Roller Girls, chorus performance, church social action

Carolinas News Notes

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