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  • LGBT+ reading recommendations May 11, 2017
    At our most recent PFLAG meeting, conversation about LGBT-inclusive books came up, prompting the desire among some of our members for a list of reading recommendations. Although it isn’t exhaustive, we’ve started to make that list here and will be adding to it as new titles are brought to our attention. YA Fiction Simon vs. the […]
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  • May updates May 7, 2017
    Our monthly meeting will take place tomorrow evening (Monday, May 8) at 6:30 pm at Time Out Youth’s location on North Davidson Street. We are excited to welcome Betsy Thompson, program coordinator of mental health services for Teen Health Connection, as our guest speaker this Monday night at 6:30 pm. Betsy is a Licensed Professional […]
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  • May administration changes May 5, 2017
    It is with both sadness and excitement that we see an administration change this month. Diane Troy, our chapter president for the past 5 years, is stepping down and our vice president, Ashley Nurkin, will be taking her place. Diane will continue to be an active part of our group, and although we will miss […]
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  • WUNC releases documentary about HB2 March 29, 2017
    WUNC, Chapel Hill’s public radio station, produced a radio documentary about the history of HB2 in North Carolina which aired on March 24th. If you missed the original airing, you can still listen to the program for free online at http://wunc.org/topic/state-divided-hb2-and-transgender-rights#stream/0. Also on that website are some interesting reports on the various effects that HB2 has […]
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  • Belated updates from PFLAG Charlotte March 13, 2017
    Many apologies to our readers — the blog fell behind last month, but we’re back and ready to report on our PFLAG goings-on. Welcome to March! Last month, we were proud to host Stephen Ratliff as our guest speaker. Stephen is a PFLAG board Charlotte board member and the head of our group’s faith community […]
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  • Women’s March Charlotte January 19, 2017
    This Saturday, a number of PFLAG Charlotte members will be representing our group at the Women’s March in uptown Charlotte, and we would love for you to join us! This is a unity march that is bringing together groups of all backgrounds to celebrate our diversity and the need for full and equal rights among […]
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  • Welcome to 2017! January 11, 2017
    We held our first meeting of the new year last night, and not only did we have a lovely turn-out, but we were honored to have with us Jamie Hildreth of MeckPAC (a political action committee focused on LGBT+ rights in Mecklenburg County). Jamie spoke to the group about what we as advocates can do […]
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  • Congratulations, Time Out Youth! January 5, 2017
    It’s official: Time Out Youth has bought a permanent location! Time Out Youth, which provides support for young LGBT+ people ages 11-20 in the Charlotte area, has made one of their dreams come true. This week, negotiations were finalized to purchase a permanent location for their center that will also double as a shelter, and […]
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  • Holiday love from PFLAG Charlotte December 19, 2016
      This month’s meeting was cancelled due to our members’ busy schedules. We look forward to seeing everyone again on January 9th at Time Out Youth to celebrate the new year. We are excited to discuss what the new year has in store for us as a group and we hope that everyone will be […]
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  • November meeting and upcoming events November 19, 2016
    Our November meeting was held this past Monday, November 14th. With Diane out of town, Treasurer Jenny Kant led our meeting, and we had an excellent turn-out with returning members as well as a handful of new faces that we hope to see again next month. We were very lucky to have with us Jennifer Ratajczak […]
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