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Born in NYC and now in CLT, Mark is an avid fan of the Queen City and the future it represents to both him and the country.

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Charlotte Pride 2013: What a Smashing Success Looks Like!

A look back through pictures, movies, and numbers at Charlotte's 2013 Pride event...More

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Charlotte Pride 2013: We Love a Parade!

As a companion piece to the Featured Pride Agenda, Visit Gay Charlotte takes you inside the two Day Pride Festival culminating in the return of...More

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Featured PRIDE Agenda

It's the most wonderful time of the year! PRIDE! With close to 60 events between Wednesday and Sunday evening it is...More

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Featured Weekend Agenda: August 15 – 18

It’s just one week till Pride and The Queen City has whipped itself into an increasing frenzy of incredible happenings!!!...More

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Featured Weekend Agenda: August 8 – 11

We're into the second week of August and only two weeks till Pride! Even though such a momentous weekend is closing in on us,...More

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Charlotte Black Gay Pride 2013

A Celebration "G.R.O.W. (s) U.P." and reminds the region of the importance of a Strong Black LGBt Community...More

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QCTC Production of Bent: A Modern Tale for Charlotte

"He wasn't aware of what happened to gays in the Holocaust."...More

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Visit Gay Charlotte Celebrates One Year with a Bang

Visit Gay Charlotte is about to celebrate one year of serving the community as your free community portal - and we're just gettiing started...More

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Charlotte Black Gay Pride: Engage, Enlighten, Empower!

The Charlotte Black Gay Pride celebration which hit a height of over 7,000 attendees at its 2005 event has a history of drawing the...More

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The Nickel Bar: This House has Feeling!

House is a Feeling! So goes the name of one of The Nickel Bar’s regular nights. It offers a metaphor for the...More

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National HIV Testing Day – Wednesday, June 27th

Wednesday, June 27th is National HIV Testing Day. Get the Facts and Tested....More

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Now More Than Ever – Visit Gay Charlotte

So you’ve probably read the news… With a 61 to 39 percent tally, North Carolinians resoundingly voted in favor of an amendment to their State Constitution that not only defines...More

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Charlotte in 2012 and Visit Gay Charlotte

We are thrilled to announce that Visit Gay Charlotte is now listed on the Charlotte In 2012 - the Democratic National Convention website on the...More

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The U.S. Premier of the Violins of Hope and Why it Matters to the LGBT Community

The American Premiere of The Violins of Hope Project American debut in Charlotte and why it matters to the LGBT community...More

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Visit Gay Charlotte: Proud IGLTA Member

The world is watching Charlotte, and you are stepping up to the plate. Visit Gay Charlotte, as a registered member of the IGLTA is...More

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HRC Carolinas Gala Returns to Charlotte

After a two year run in Raleigh, the annual Human Rights Campaign Carolinas Gala returns to the Queen City for what is expected to be...More

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Charlotte’s Premiere of Legalize Gay

Charlotte is fortunate to host two of early film screenings of the groundbreaking documentary, Legalize Gay thanks to the tremendous work of Campus Pride and...More

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Transgender in Charlotte: Community, Growth, and Remembrances

An interview with Roberta Dunn on living in Charlotte as a transgender person. ...More

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Looking for the Bears!

Visit Gay Charlotte is looking for a few good Bears to fill us in for an upcoming featured article...More

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Visit Gay Charlotte Map: Know Where You’re Going!

From time to time, we want to introduce you to features of the Visit Gay Charlotte site that are either new, or, possibly unrealized by...More

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Profile: Chi Psi Omega Fraternity, Inc.

Chi Psi Omega Fraternity, Inc., was founded in Charlotte by four African-American lesbian women who had a desire to to cross many boundaries including those...More

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Charlotte Rallies!

In lieu of the Weekend Featured Agenda, Visit Gay Charlotte is highlighting the Charlotte Rally against the anti-gay amendment this Saturday, October 15th. We strongly...More

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Charlotte Pride: In and Out of the Mainstream

Pride Charlotte 2011 will be remembered as a milestone for many valid reasons: It was the first time it was celebrated on Tryon Street, Charlotte's home to...More

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Visit Gay Charlotte: The First Week

It has been an incredible first week for Visit Gay Charlotte going by the numbers alone......More

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What the DNC Means to LGBT Charlotte

It was called a far-shot and an unlikely choice: a Southern city, in one of the most non-unionized states, located in what is colloquially known...More

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