Gays -- Political activity -- North Carolina -- Charlotte
Found in 7 Collections and/or Records:
Josh Burford is best known for his work to preserve and make accessible the Queer history of the American South through the development of archival collections and oral histories. The bulk of the collection relates to the establishment and collecting efforts of the King-Henry-Brockington LGBTQ+ Archive, as well as research into the history of Charlotte's LGBTQ community.
The mission of the Charlotte Lesbian and Gay Fund is to fund organizations that support the LGBTQ commun6ty through the pooled financial resources of individuals, corporations, and foundations. The collection contains programs from the Charlotte Lesbian and Gay Fund Happening from 2008-2012 and 2017, as well as an informational booklet.
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.
Personal and professional papers including organizational records, magazine and newspaper articles, political buttons, books, posters, decorated HIV vest, brochures.
This collection is a single white t-shirt with black lettering from Mayfield's first campaign for Charlotte City Council. The t-shirt reads "Mayfield for City Council."
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.
Connie J. Vetter opened her law office in Charlotte, North Carolina in 1994. Her practice focuses primarily on the needs of lesbians, gay men, bisexuals and transgender individuals and couples. In addition to practicing law, Vetter is a mediator. Collection includes North Carolina State Bar Acceptance, Correspondence on the opening of the Southern Center for Law and Justice, and information about LGBTQ legal concerns, programs from performance.
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