Weekend benefits center
CLEMMONS, N.C. — Spring Fling will be held on May 24, 4 p.m., at The Lasater Mill House, 7951 Lasater Rd., to benefit the North Star LGBT Community Center located at 704 Brookstown Ave. in Winston-Salem, N.C.
Performances by Winston-Salem, N.C. band Suitcase, disco diva Maxine Nightingale and Mark Biggam’s Symphony Trio will fill the evening’s bill.
Enjoy a Memorial Day picnic on the estate property which includes a cash bar.
Tickets are $25 and are available online.
Film series screening ahead
WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. — OUT at the Movies will screen “Boy Culture” on June 13, 7 p.m., at the University of North Carolina School of the Arts’ ACE Theatre, 1533 S. Main St.
The film tells the story of a successful male escort who describes in a series of confessions his tangled romantic relationships with his two roommates and an older, enigmatic male client. It was produced by Stephen Israel.
Tickets are $6 and will be available in the lobby beginning at 6:15 p.m. Senior and student tickets are $6.
Trans org launched
GREENSBORO, N.C. — The X & Y Foundation of NC, Inc., 3409 Canterbury St., which began this month, has been established to financially and emotionally support families of transgender children.
Andrea Bird is the founder. She was previously with Neuropsychiatric Care Center and held the position of office manager with them.
Children can gain assistance with medical expenses for such things as hormone blockers and replacement therapies, along with mental health treatment. They can also gain access to college scholarships.
There is an educational element to the services that the organization provides. It works with schools and medical facilities to address issues surrounding families and transgender children.
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