“Gwen is working every day to improve Asheville for our children through her efforts to protect our natural environment, improve our built environment, make our city more equitable and improve our public schools.”
Author, transgender activist and newcomer to Asheville Tina Madison White reflects on the state of the Pride movement in 2016. White is the director of operations for Blue Ridge Pride Center, which will host its eighth annual Pride Festival Saturday, Oct. 1 in Pack Square Park in Asheville.
The Stand Against HB2 concert at The Orange Peel will be a marathon event featuring more than 15 N.C.-based performers.
About a dozen authors will respond to a single writing prompt that’s loosely connected to House Bill 2 to raise money to undo the legislation. This first iteration of Malaprop’s Bookstore and Cafe’s new Authors for Action series takes place at Asheville Community Theatre on Wednesday, May 18.
“For the City Council race in Asheville, we are endorsing Marc Hunt (at large), Julie Mayfield (at large) and Lindsey Simerly (at large).”
Equality North Carolina will hold an April 14 town hall meeting to rally support against a pair of “Defense of Marriage” acts recently introduced in the state legislature.