Gay rights -- North Carolina -- Charlotte
Found in 4 Collections and/or Records:
Charlotte Pride presents the annual lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, questioning and queer (LGBTQ) Pride festival and other events in the Queen City. The annual festival is the largest LGBTQ Pride event in the Carolinas. The bulk of the collection documents Pride Festivals held in Charlotte, including planning materials and guides to the events. Also included are promotional materials, memorabilia, and ephemera from the more recent Pride festivals.
Sue Henry is a prominent gay rights activist in Charlotte, NC. She was owner of Rising Moon Books & Beyond bookstore, the first out lesbian to run for Mayor of Charlotte, and an active member of several political and social LGBTQ organizations. The collection primarily documents in her participation in the Charlotte LGBTQ+ community in the 1990s, but also includes materials from her childhood and later life.
Publications documenting leftist, counterculture and the LGBT community in North Carolina and Georgia. Includes The Carolina Plain Dealer, the Great Speckled Bird and the Southern Gay Liberator.
Mecklenburg Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender Political Action Committee (MeckPAC) was founded in 1998 as an organization to advance LGBT issues in Mecklenburg County. The collection contains materials related to the operation of MeckPac from its founding in 1998 to 2010 including Voter Guides, Correspondence, Meeting Agendas, News Clippings and Photos.
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