A petition has been circulating requesting the leadership at Charlotte Pride reconsider the hiring of local burlesque producer Deana Pendragon (aka Big Mamma D) as emcee of this year's Pride Festival. People behind the petition have alleged that over the past few years, Ms Pendragon has repeatedly come to the defense of a specific individual… Continue reading Charlotte Pride Chooses Sexual Assault Apologist Over Community
Is it finally going to stay warm this time? Let's hope so, because there's a lot going on right now in Charlotte for the LGBTQ+ community. Right now, Actor's Theatre of Charlotte is running "The Mermaid Hour", an honest and touching look into the lives of a family struggling with challenges of a tween daughter, who happens… Continue reading Spring in the Queer City
There are several different queer-supporting organizations in the Charlotte area, with overlapping membership and missions, and we all face challenges getting our event info out there to the community. Facebook becomes more and more problematic as time goes on; corporate focused solutions like SharePoint or Outlook aren't universal, and require effort on the user end… Continue reading What is Queer City Support Network?