Odds are you didn’t receive messages of hate and violence when you were planning your outing to this year’s Charlotte Pride,. Yet, in Charlotte’s Russian sister city Voronezh, that’s exactly what LGBT activists face in their daily lives.
Leaders from across the Queen City share their thoughts on what makes them proud.
This year, Charlotte Pride holds its 13th annual event in the Queen City. And, for the first time in nearly 20 years, the city will have a Pride parade. As that parade is reborn and reshaped, we’re taking a look back into local history at the events that eventually gave birth to our growing annual Pride event today.
LGBT arts groups and individual artists say they’ll team up to present their first-ever “festival within a festival” celebrating LGBT art and culture at this year’s Charlotte Pride.
In this special issue of qnotes, we’re profiling all the great events happening across the Queen City as Charlotte Pride gears up for another successful year of celebration.