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LGBTQ Centers of Raleigh and Durham offer much for so many

LGBTQ Centers of Raleigh and Durham offer much for so many

It’s that time again. Pride Season – a grand time of celebrating camaraderie, equity and identity. For many LGBTQ folks, a month or two or even three out of the year isn’t enough and safer spaces need to extend beyond Pride Parades and parties. For those of us who need more, LGBTQ Centers can offer…

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Our People: Smote Mote

Our People: Smote Mote

There’s a two-story house with a teal-colored front door and finished basement located in Raleigh, North Carolina. Its occupants are a quirky bunch of Queer folks who enjoy each other and living life to its fullest. One of those people is a creative artist and librarian named Smote Mote [they/them].  In 2017 Smote’s partner found…

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It’s Time for Reel Out!

It’s Time for Reel Out!

Charlotte Pride is back and the in person events are on the way. After two years of quarantines, gatherings of 10 people or less and virtual LGBTQ Pride celebrations – this year, pride goers can do more than long for the fellowship in person Pride events foster. One of those events everyone is excited about:…

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Back Together In-Person, Pride Season Is Upon Us!

Back Together In-Person, Pride Season Is Upon Us!

by Clark Simon (he/him) Charlotte Pride President April’s showers bring May’s flowers — and, gee, aren’t they so colorful? With the return of Spring comes a whole new season of Pride celebrations across the Carolinas. And, finally, after two years of virtual, socially-distanced, and small-scale events, Pride groups across our region, including us here at…



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