Discussions were often contentious, emotional and, at times, bitter, at a community meeting on Sunday, where five Charlotte LGBT center board members faced tough questions about their organization’s financial status and accusations of mismanagement.
After years of missteps, doubt and worry, one singular truth has become more obvious with each passing day: Charlotte’s LGBT community has lost confidence in its LGBT Community Center of Charlotte.
The Rev. Dawn Jennifer Flynn was called to pastor Charlotte’s New Life Metropolitan Community Church in February. Her return to ministry — she was a previously United Methodist minister — began after a long personal journey.
Augusta is Georgia’s second largest city, and the strength of Augusta Pride and our entire LGBT community has not gone unnoticed. This year, Georgia Equality — our statewide organization that works to advance fairness, safety, and opportunity for LGBT Georgians — named Augusta Pride as the 2014 recipient of its Phillip Rush Community Builder Award.
Few people pay attention to low profile political races like District Court judicial races or clerk of Superior Court. This is problematic because the judicial system touches the life of every LGBT person.