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  • “Black Friday”? Try #GivingTuesday! November 14, 2017
    What is Giving Tuesday?  We’re so glad you asked! #GivingTuesdayCLT is Charlotte’s local response to the global #GivingTuesday movement which developed to encourage individuals around the country to give back to their communities and make positive changes in the lives of their neighbors. The Charlotte chapter is an unprecedented collaboration of over 230 Charlotte nonprofits […]
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  • The Lavender Pen Tour October 15, 2017
    Last night, the San Francisco Gay Men’s Chorus teamed up with Oakland Interfaith Gospel Choir to perform a very special show at Ovens Auditorium. The final stop on the Lavender Pen Tour, this night of music, celebration, advocacy, and togetherness was a true testimony to the power of music to bring people together and speak […]
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  • The blog is back! September 17, 2017
    Apologies are in order! Our Social Media Coordinator (Jordan F) was out of the country this summer, and our blog fell by the wayside. Luckily, we still had our Facebook page to keep everyone updated on important matters, but now we’re back, and we hope you forgive us our lapse in entries. There have been […]
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  • “Gender Revolution” screening on Monday, June 12! June 6, 2017
    In lieu of our regular PFLAG meeting, we will be gathering on Monday, June 12th at our regular time (6:30pm) for a free and family-friendly screening of the documentary “Gender Revolution.” Everyone is invited, kids included! This engaging film, released earlier this year, was created by National Geographic to address the question “what is gender?” Katie […]
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  • More exciting news for T.O.Y.! June 2, 2017
    Time Out Youth has made the newspaper again, and we couldn’t be happier for them! The Charlotte Observer recently reported that Howard Levine, former CEO of Family Dollar, and his wife have issued a $100,000 matching grant to support T.O.Y. as it expands into its new location on Monroe Road. They are asking that other […]
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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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