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Alpha Psi Kappa Fraternity, Inc. (Nu Colony)

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Alpha Psi Kappa Fraternity, Inc. is a non-profit, non-collegiate, social service organization for dominant lesbian women.

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Genderlines

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A support group for transgender people and their allies.  Meets on the 1st Saturday and 3rd Tuesday evenings of the month at 6:30 pm.  For meeting location contact Paige Dula.  paige.dula@gmail.com.

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Chi Psi Omega Fraternity, Inc.

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Mission Chi Psi Omega Fraternity Inc. believes that contributing our talents and skills to improve the community will in turn better us, as well as, our fellow man/woman. We believe in paying it forward. Through our efforts, we will strive to make a positive impact in the community and establish a continuing movement to uplift […]

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Interfaith Equality Coalition

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The Charlotte Interfaith Equality Coalition advocates and promotes equality and justice grounded in our faith perspective for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) people in the Charlotte area. Our goal is to raise visibility and dialogue around the challenges these everyday North Carolinians face.

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Stephen Seay Productions

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Stephen Seay Productions is an award-winning, LGBT operated, Charlotte community based organization.  We focus on the collaborative efforts of some very talented individuals to produce high-quality productions for all. The 2013-14 season marks the 5th year of SSP.  

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Actor’s Theatre of Charlotte

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Actor’s Theatre of Charlotte (ATC) is a non-profit, professional theatre company dedicated to producing bold and innovative new works by contemporary playwrights. We are the region’s leading professional company dedicated to programming for mature audiences.

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Pura Vida Worldly Art

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Your senses are in for a multicultural treat! Pura Vida Worldly Art is colorful, eclectic and fun. Come visit and you’ll find yourself spending hours exploring! You’ll enjoy discovering a variety of treasures from all over the world. From Latin American folk art such as Day of the Dead art and Catholic saint carvings to […]

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Charlotte Atheists & Agnostics

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Charlotte Atheists & Agnostics has developed a mission statement that will guide the events and projects we host. The mission statement of CAA is: To create and foster a close-knit community of non-believers and to put a positive face on atheism through education, public outreach and community service. We welcome and encourage membership from persons of […]

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Creative Loafing

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While not a specific LGBT publication,. Creative Loafing  has made its distinctive mark in the Charlotte market by emphasizing quality writing, hard hitting stories, and entertainment/arts/people profiles that offer appreciable attention to the LGBT community.  

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InterstateQ

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InterstateQ.com is the commentary and opinion blog of journalist and activist Matt Comer. InterstateQ.com brings you serious, insightful and in-depth discussion and commentary on the important local, state and national political, religious, cultural and social issues of the day.

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Dalliance Films

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Dalliance Films is an emerging motion picture production company committed to developing the independent motion picture industry and the independent artists of the Charlotte, NC Region. We are independent film! They produce LGBT films as well as alternate indie productions.  In addition Dalliance has produced a number of video segments for HRC Carolinas.

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QNotes

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QNotes is the LGBT arts, entertainment and news publication based in Charlotte, N.C. With a strong and robust presence online at goqnotes.com, and a free print circulation of approximately 10,000 distributed every other week, we are the largest and most trusted source of news, politics, opinion, entertainment, art, lifestyle, community events and more for LGBT North […]

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Charlotte School of Law LGBT Legal Society

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The mission of the LGBT Legal Society is to engage the student community in dialogue about legal, political, and social issues that impact Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender (LGBT) students. The LGBT legal society is open to all students, regardless of religion, race, disability, national origin, political affiliation, sexual orientation, gender identity or veteran status. […]

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Kabarett Vulgare

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Kabarett Vulgare is a bastardization of Weimar Era cabaret and the American Sideshow tradition, performed by a collective of artists from all different mediums and backrounds. Our goal is to provide an outlet for artists to ‘think outside the box’, and to engage the audience and challenge their perspective of what they consider bizzarre and […]

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African-American Alliance for Gay & Lesbian Education

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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.

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Campus Pride

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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 […]

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LGBT Legal Society

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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, […]

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Gay Charlotte Film Festival

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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.

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Queens Friends of Lesbians And Gays (QFLAG)

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QFLAG is a Queens University student organization that creates a safe and open environment for support of the gay and lesbian community on campus.

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Pride (Johnson and Wales)

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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

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People Recognizing Individual Diversity and Equality

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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.

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TransFaith In Color

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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.

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The Charlotte Gay and Lesbian Fund

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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 […]

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Wesley Mancini Foundation

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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 […]

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D-UP! Charlotte

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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.

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Havurat Tikvah

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Havurat Tikvah is the Reconstructionist Congregation of Charlotte, N.C. We are a diverse group of families, singles, Jewish and interfaith couples, who study, share joys and sorrows, celebrate Shabbat and the holidays together and participate in projects that promote social justice. We value and depend upon member participation and leadership for our religious services, our […]

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HRC Carolinas

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The North Carolina Steering Committee of the Human Rights Campaign is a diverse volunteer group of individuals working each and every day to bring the mission of HRC to gay, lesbian, bisexual, and transgender and straight-supportive people in this area. By taking part in community events, prides, town hall meetings and partnerships with other organizations, […]

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NC Music Factory

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NC Music Factory is an entertainment crawl district that offers visitors a variety of options from nightlife to dining.  Venues at NCMF include NYC’s Butter Night club, The Fillmore, Comedy Zone and a VBGB – Beer Hall and Garden.  The Factory is also home to the LGBT Community Center and hosted the 2010 Charlotte Pride Festival.

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Unity Fellowship Church of Charlotte

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Unity Fellowship Church Charlotte (UFCC) has been organized for the spiritual growth of its members and the furtherance of Christianity. We work from the platform of Liberation Theology toward the eradication of any form of oppression that rises through the interpretation of Scripture and/or any other religious writings. We are an affirming Church and believe […]

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Time Out Youth

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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.

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Big Mammas House of Burlesque

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Big Mammas House of Burlesque is the critically acclaimed epitome of classic Vaudeville, Variety and Burlesque show updated to encompass, sideshow, comedy, music, dance, girls, magic, humor, and did we mention pretty girls??? Come and experience LIVE variety entertainment at it’s Best!

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Queen City Theatre Company

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Queen City Theatre Company (“QCTC”) is a non-profit organization that exists to theatrically explore the human experience.  QCTC wishes to present theatre that celebrates the many different races, religions, genders, and sexual orientations that exist in both Charlotte, NC and the world. QCTC will strive to create theatre that not only entertains but enriches, educates and […]

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PFLAG Charlotte

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 […]

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Charlotte Business Guild

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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.  

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MeckPAC

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Mecklenburg LGBT Political Action Committee (most commonly known as just “MeckPAC”) is registered with the Mecklenburg County Board of Elections as a nonpartisan, nonprofit organization whose mission is to mobilize the LGBT community and its many allies in Charlotte/Mecklenburg County to vote and participate in city/county elections; to educate city/county elected officials about issues of […]

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Charlotte Pride Band

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The mission of the Charlotte Pride Band is to provide an open, inviting environment for musicians of all ability levels while promoting the value and respect of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgendered people in the Charlotte metropolitan area through quality musical performances. Events:  Charlotte Pride Band has regular meetings at the LGBT Community Center of […]

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Charlotte Bears

Charlotte Bears is about unity;  Having a good time;  Seeing old friends and making new ones;  and it is for all who want to get involved. There is no membership requirement and while the name is Charlotte Bears, we welcome both men and women.  We are a LGBT inclusive group for dinners, coffees and getaways! […]

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Convergence Riders

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The Convergence Riders are a group of gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender, diverse and LGBT accepting individuals that have a common interest in motorcycles. The purpose of the club is to promote the motorcycle culture and to form friendships and lasting bonds with like minded individuals. All aspects of motorcycle life are welcome, from owning, riding, […]

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Queen City Stomp

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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.

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Southern Country Charlotte

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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 […]

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