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Housing in Uncertain Times

Time Out Youth Continues to Serve Those in Need During COVID-19

Time Out Youth Center (TOY) has been serving the LGBTQ youth population of the Charlotte region for decades and their housing support programs have never been more important than in 2020, as a pandemic rages on across the region.

RAIN Names New Leader

Carolinas News Notes

Chelsea Gulden, a longtime HIV advocate and service provider, will become president and CEO of RAIN, following the retirement of the organization’s founder, president and CEO Debbie Warren in January 2021.

U.S. House Approves Suicide Prevention Lifeline

Beyond the Carolinas

On Sept. 21 the U.S. House of Representatives passed The National Suicide Hotline Designation Act, which when implemented will allow Americans to simply dial “988” to reach the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline, instead of the current 10-digit number.

Navigating Your Child’s and Your Family’s Journey

Modeled after our successful workshops for area healthcare providers (1,000+ area healthcare providers have attended to date), PFLAG Charlotte’s Navigating Your Child’s and Your Family’s Journey is a workshop for parents & caregivers of LGBTQ youth.

Youth most vulnerable among LGBTQ community for suicide

Beyond the Carolinas

September is Suicide Prevention Month and the Williams Institute at the University of California, Los Angeles School of Law has compiled research that shows that anti-LGBTQ discrimination and victimization contribute to an increase in the risk of suicidality and that LGBTQ individuals are at disproportionate risk of suicidal ideation, planning and attempts.

Tucker Undergoes Career Transition

Former Time Out Youth ED to Begin New Chapter

Over the last few weeks, the Charlotte, N.C. LGBTQ community has been abuzz with gossip, speculation and more in finding out what happened in the sudden departure by former Time Out Youth Center (TOY) Executive Director Rodney Tucker from his 10-year tenure.