Recent News & Features
Attendees, details not disclosed; board says more details will be released after March 19 board meeting
The LGBT Community Center of Charlotte is continuing its efforts to address community concerns, organizational changes and its financial outlook, according to a statement from the group today.
Leader passes away after cancer diagnosis last week
State Sen. Martin Nesbitt, a veteran lawmaker and LGBT community ally, died on Thursday at age 67, ten days after a stomach cancer diagnosis.
Openly gay lawmaker says 2012 amendment vote in N.C. House was 'hardest day of career'
State Rep. Marcus BRandon, running for a chance to take the 12th Congressional District seat this spring, was recently featured on Fusion TV. In the interview, Brandon said he “will not hide” and describes his toughest day of work at the North Carolina General Assembly.
Report: Large donors to other states bypassed North Carolina Amendment 1 campaign
A new report from a national investigative, non-partisan organization is profiling the top funders in the five marriage-related ballot initiatives across the U.S. in 2012, including North Carolina’s Amendment 1.
Only one questionable group, Fellowship of Christian Athletes, remains as grant recipient
New filings with the IRS show Chick-fil-A has dramatically decreased its non-profit funding for anti-LGBT groups and causes, more than a year after a Charlotte-based LGBT advocate ended his organization’s boycott against the group.
200 attend Asheville conference by Campaign for Southern Equality
Activists and organizers from eight states across the South gathered in this North Carolina Blue Ridge city Friday and Saturday for the Campaign for Southern Equality’s first conference, “LGBT in the South: Advocacy Within and Beyond the Law.”
QNotes, other papers from South represented at weekend professional seminar
A national gathering of LGBT bloggers and journalists will be held in Washington, D.C., this weekend, with community newspapers and blogs across the country represented at a day-long Saturday seminar meant to increase skills and competencies.