Planting Seeds of Resistance
February 17, 2017 - Today we’re starting a new series on the blog where we explore the intersections of oral history and social change.We begin with Joshua Burford, who first appeared on the blog last June to share his experiences preserving the history of queer people in Charlotte, North Carolina.
Making Queer History Visible in North Carolina
June 24th, 2016 - Today we take a very timely look at the work of Josh Burford, a North Carolina based archivist and activist, who is working to make the history of LGBTQ people in Charlotte visible.
Charlotte's LGBT Community
June 27, 2016 - WFAE 90.7
It has been one year since the Supreme Court’s land mark ruling on marriage equality. This milestone comes during Pride Month but also in the aftermath of the Orlando nightclub shooting. We look at that growing visibility, what it means and what the future may hold with Josh Burford - assistant director for sexual and gender diversity, UNC Charlotte.
Charlotte Pride presents the annual lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, questioning and queer (LGBTQ) Pride festival and other events in the Queen City.
Charlotte Black Gay Pride
Our mission is to promote LGBTQIA pride primarily for, but not limited to, members of the Black community while building social awareness.
Time Out Youth is a youth center for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and questioning (LGBTQ) youth and their allies, ages 11-20, in Charlotte and the surrounding areas.
Trans Support group PFLAG, founded in 1972 with the simple act of a mother publicly supporting her gay son, PFLAG is the nation's largest family and ally organization.
The Freedom Center for Social Justice, founded in 2009 and as a Southern-based national organization, we see all too often how the poor, people of color, immigrant communities and sexual minorities are excluded and marginalized.