Winston-Salem Pride

The LGBT community in Winston-Salem, N.C., held their first Pride festival and parade since 1996 this Saturday. Organizers said as many as 5,000 turned out throughout the day and many festival-goers expressed concern over an impending anti-LGBT state constitutional amendment. Local news-media in the Triad area was on hand to cover the festivities, including The Winston-Salem Journal, WXII, WFMY and Fox 8. qnotes will have photos and a follow-up report online later today.

Charlotte rallies against anti-LGBT amendment

While community members in Winston-Salem were celebrating Pride, Charlotteans took to the streets to protest the anti-LGBT amendment. WSOC has a report…

Asheville’s ‘We Do’ hits primetime

The Daily Tar Heel covers Asheville’s “We Do” Campaign. Also, the campaign got a shout out on Lawrence O’Donnell’s primetime MSNBC show. See the video below…

Matt Comer

Matt Comer previously served as editor from October 2007 through August 2015 and as a staff writer afterward in 2016.

One reply on “Weekend news wrap-up: Asheville, Charlotte rally, Winston-Salem Pride”

  1. I was misled to this point seeking a wrapup report on the Blue Ridge pride festival. the we do video is unrelated to the headline.

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