Jingle all the way to Charlotte Pride Band's December performance, “Songs for the Holidays.”

Jingle all the way to Charlotte Pride Band’s December performance, “Songs for the Holidays.” This will be a FULL band concert (not small ensembles like in years past). Musical selections will vary widely, so there’s something for everyone. On the program are compositions by Leroy Anderson, Alfred Reed, Percy Grainger, Frank Ticheli and more!. The ensemble is led by artistic director Dr. John Ross, director of bands at Appalachian State University.

The concert will be held on Sunday, December 15 at 4:00 pm in Park Road Church, 3900 Park Road in Charlotte. Tickets are $15 and may be purchased at the door or online at http://www.charlotteprideband.org/!tickets/. CPB has approximately 50 members drawn from the greater Charlotte’s LGBTQI community and ally supporters. For more information: charlotteprideband@gmail.com.

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Largest Data Set on LGBTQ Southerners’ Health Experiences Highlights High Rates of HIV and Low Frequency of HIV Testing

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November 27, 2019

Adam Polaski | 610.306.7956 | adam@southernequality.org

As World AIDS Day Approaches, Largest Data Set on LGBTQ Southerners’ Health Experiences Highlights High Rates of HIV and Low Frequency of HIV Testing

Researchers, medical providers, and LGBTQ people living with HIV in the South are available to speak with reporters ahead of December 1’s international acknowledgment of World AIDS Day. 

ASHEVILLE, NC –  On December 1 the Campaign for Southern Equality (CSE) and Western North Carolina Community Health Services (WNCCHS) will acknowledge World AIDS Day, an annual day dedicated to supporting those who are living with HIV, honoring those who have died from an AIDS-related illness, and committing to efforts to fight HIV worldwide. 

In the South, the day has a particular significance because this region is the epicenter of the modern HIV crisis in the United States. According to 2016- 2017 CDC data, one-half of all HIV diagnoses occur in the South, 47% of HIV related deaths happened in the South, and 46% of people living with HIV live in the South. 

Released just weeks ago, The Report of the 2019 Southern LGBTQ Health Survey, provides a groundbreaking breadth and depth of data on the health and health care experiences – including HIV – of lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer (LGBTQ) people in the Southern United States. With 5,617 participants, the 2019 Southern LGBTQ Health Survey is one of the largest samples ever of LGBTQ Southerners talking specifically about their health. 

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Groundbreaking New Research Documents LGBTQ Southerners Experiences with Health and Health Care

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November 6, 2019

Adam Polaski | 610.306.7956 | adam@southernequality.org

Groundbreaking New Research Documents LGBTQ Southerners’ Experiences with Health and Health Care, Highlighting Alarming Disparities and Reasons for Hope

The Southern LGBTQ Health Survey captures the lived experiences of 5,617 respondents, one of the largest known surveys focused specifically on the health of LGBTQ Southerners

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Today: U.S. Supreme Court Hears Landmark LGBTQ Employment Protections Cases, with Significant Implications in Southern States

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October 8, 2019

Adam Polaski | 610.306.7956 | adam@southernequality.org

Today: U.S. Supreme Court Hears Landmark LGBTQ Employment Protections Cases, with Significant Implications in Southern States

Ruling in historic cases could ensure that nearly four million LGBTQ Americans who live in the South are protected from employment discrimination

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Charlotte Pride Band opens its tenth season with its “Contemporary Classics” concert.

Charlotte Pride Band opens its tenth season with its “Contemporary Classics” concert. The program features works by Shostakovich, Bach, Rimsky-Korsakov, Ticheli and others. The ensemble is led by artistic director Dr. John Ross, director of bands at Appalachian State University.

The concert will be held on Saturday, November 2 at 7:30 pm in Myers Park Baptist Church, Heaton Hall, 1900 Queens Road in Charlotte. Tickets are $15 and may be purchased at the door or online at http://www.charlotteprideband.org/!tickets/. CPB has approximately 50 members drawn from the greater Charlotte’s LGBTQI community and ally supporters. 

For more information:

Event Page: https://www.facebook.com/events/2465557370380662/

Website: http://www.charlotteprideband.org/
Facebook Page: https://www.facebook.com/charlotteprideband/
Email: charlotteprideband@gmail.com