The purpose of Chi Psi Omega is to promote equality and awareness in the LGBTQ community. Chi Psi Omega believes family is the cornerstone of our society. We strive to make a difference through community service outreach, promoting tolerance and understanding of the LGBTQ community, and ensuring the continuing education of our neighbors. This organization
The LGBT Bar Association in Charlotte is voluntary professional association of gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender attorneys, judges, paralegals and law students and allies who provide a GLBT presence within Charlotte’s legal community. We are still in the “formation” process but any who are interested in joining us is welcome. Membership is open to attorneys, paralegals, and
The African-American Alliance for Gay & Lesbian Education is a Johnson C Smith student organization dedicated to educating the African-American community and the community at large on issues facing the African-American Gays and Lesbians including, issues relating to HIV and AIDS.
Campus Pride represents the only national nonprofit 501(c)(3) organization for student leaders and campus groups working to create a safer college environment for LGBT students. The organization is a volunteer-driven network “for” and “by” student leaders. The primary objective of Campus Pride is to develop necessary resources, programs and services to support LGBT and ally
As a Charlotte Law School student organization, LGBT Legal Society seeks to educate Charlotte Law students on legal issues facing the LGBT Community and create a dialogue to solve the complex problems and disparities affecting LGBT people. LGBT Legal Society is open to any and all students regardless of race, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation,
Launched in 2009, the Gay Charlotte Film Festival is a project of the Charlotte LGBT Center As one of the newer Gay Film Festivals in the country, organizers try to feature established and up and coming LGBT films.
QFLAG is a Queens University student organization that creates a safe and open environment for support of the gay and lesbian community on campus.
PRIDE is a Johnson and Wales student organization that seeks to educate the JWU student body as well as the community in which we live about LGBT issues. The group will do so by creating awareness, unity with equality, and opportunity, regardless of sexual orientation, gender, race, ethnicity, national origin, religion, physical handicap or socioeconomic status
People Recognizing Individual Diversity and Equality (PRIDE) is an UNC Charlotte student organization of allies of all sexual orientations who support the equality and diversity of the lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer, questioning, and the intersex communities.
An annual conference born of the disconnect of the transgender community within the greater LGBT community as highlighted by the 2009 Employment Non-Discrimination Act’s political and social organizing efforts. The Conference will be an annual event for transgender people and allies. For 2011 and 2012, this event will be held in Charlotte, North Carolina.
The Charlotte Lesbian and Gay Fund (the Fund) was created to positively impact the underfunding of nonprofit organizations serving the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) community. The Fund award grants to organizations that support the LGBT community, as well as bridge building initiatives that seek to cultivate alliances and support with the non-gay community
The Wesley Mancini Foundation is one of a few United States foundations dedicated solely to supporting the LGBT community. The founder and president, Wesley Mancini, has been a long-time donor to both the Charlotte arts community and to local, state and national LGBT causes. Mancini established the foundation in 2000 in response to heavy censorship
Prevention is sexy. Our mission is to recruit, engage, and train key influential young men of color who have sex with men (YMCSM) in the community to influence their social networks and make a difference in the greater Charlotte area.
Time Out Youth is dedicated to providing support, advocacy, and education to lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and questioning (LGBTQ) youth and their allies, ages 13-23, in Charlotte and the surrounding areas.
The parents, families and friends of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender persons, celebrate diversity and envision a society that embraces everyone, including those of diverse sexual orientations and gender identities. Only with respect, dignity and equality for all will we reach our full potential as humna beings, individually and collectively. PFLAG welcomes the participation and
The Business Guild is a network of LGBT professionals, business owners, employees and individuals in the Charlotte area who meet to nurture a network of business contacts; encourage fellowship and support among community business, professional and charitable pursuits; and provide and promote positive role models in the LGBT community.
Charlotte Bears is about unity; Having a good time; Seeing old friends and making new ones; and is for all who want to get involved. We do not require membership to participate in club activities.
A place for GLBT and friends of GLBT motorcyclists in and around the Charlotte, N.C. area to meet up and schedule rides and events. All bikers are welcome!
The Queen City Stomp, organized by Southern Country Charlotte, is an annual country dance hoedown weekend festival benefiting various LGBT organizations in Charlotte. It has become one of the premier events in a growing circuit of gay and lesbian country music and rodeo events so please join us in supporting their cause.
Southern Country Charlotte (“SCC”) was founded in 1991 by a small group of people with a common interest in promoting country western music and dance in Charlotte ‘s GLBT community. As the club’s contributions to the community increased, Southern Country Charlotte was established as a non-profit organization. SCC’s mission is to support local charities and
Charlotte Gender Alliance (“CGA”) is a monthly discussion group welcoming any adult who identifies as transgender or transsexual. This includes both male to female and female to male. No distinctions will be made as to racial, religious or sexual orientation. Diversity will not only be respected; it will be honored. CGA’s purpose is to provide
Carolina Transgender Society (CTS) formerly KAPPA BETA, is a social and support group for people identifying as members of the “TRANSGENDER” community (i.e. crossdresser, transgender, transsexual, transvestite, etc.) and their families. Our membership is open to all members of the Transgender Community and their wives/husbands or significant others. We are a social and support group
Pride Charlotte, a project of the LGBT Community Center of Charlotte, presents the Queen City’s annual LGBT Pride festival and other events throughout the year. The annual festival is the Center’s largest fundraiser each year. Mission Empowering all lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender (LGBT) and allied peoples to stand as unique individuals and together as a
While YouTube and other web sites have popularized the moving image, StillOut is a club for those who appreciate the still image. We welcome all LGBT and affirming members of the Charlotte metro community. StillOut is a program of the LGBT Community Center of Charlotte. Our mission is to enrich our lives and the LGBT
Originating from Charlotte, North Carolina, ART OUT unites GLBT artists and their fans from across the U.S. In addition to giving you a direct link to these artists throughout the year, ART/OUT also throws a quarterly party where you can meet and buy from our artists and then drink and dance the evening away.
Regional AIDS Interfaith Network (RAIN) engages the community to transform lives and promote respect and dignity for all people touched by the AIDS crisis through compassionate care, education and leadership development. A leader and educator among faith-based and community groups promoting dialogue that examines and deals with the spiritual and social justice issues connected with HIV/AIDS.
The Carolinas CARE Partnership was established in 1990 as the Regional HIV/AIDS Consortium through a joint effort of the Foundation for the Carolinas and The United Way of Central Carolinas. We changed our name to better reflect our continued efforts to join with other stakeholders in our fight against HIV/AIDS. Presently, our programs include: HIV/Prevention Services; Housing and
Driven by the event’s established purpose to empower and strengthen the visibility of LGBT people of the African Diaspora in the Charlotte Community, the Charlotte Black Pride is a popular annual event that highlights both the diversity and unity of the Charlotte LGBT community.