Cabarrus County Library Hosts Pride Event

The Cabarrus County Public Library is hosting a pride event on August 21, as a way to encourage LGBTQ and allied individuals in rural areas to celebrate and discuss what it means to be queer in the South.

Time Out Youth Receives Surprise Funds for Housing Programs

With a check for $15,000 and a Lowe’s gift card for $10,000, says Atkinson: “Our intention at Time Out Youth is to invest in services rather than just events. Over the past five to seven years, TOY has shifted our focus to mental health, employment and housing.”

Pride Parenting

With the removal of “homosexuality” as a mental disorder from the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual (DSM) in 1973, and the changing climate of discriminatory opinions and beliefs toward the LGBTQ community, more and more LGBTQ headed families with children are popping up.

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