LGBT South Events

This calendar lists Campaign for Southern Equality events and other community events across the South. Please email aaron@southernequality.org if you’d like to share an event.

Upcoming 2017 events

Past 2017 events:

Free LGBTQ Legal Clinics Across the South:

Through our Rapid Response Initiative, CSE ran a series of free Pop Up Clinics across Mississippi, Alabama, North Carolina and South Carolina from December 2016 to February 2017. Led by volunteer attorneys and transgender advocates, these free clinics covered issues such as name changes, health care power of attorney documents for LGBTQ youth, how to obtain a passport for gender marker changes and second parent adoptions. The schedule was:

Other past 2017 events:

Past 2016 events:

(January 30) Transgender Employment Clinic in Greenville, South Carolina (CSE).

(January 30) MLK Angel Award Soirée in Atlanta.

(March 18-20) LGBT* in the South conference in Asheville, North Carolina.

(March 24) HB2 Protest in Asheville, NC (CSE).

(April 21) HB2 Town Hall Discussion in Asheville (CSE).

(April 25) #RepealHB2 Moral Monday in Raleigh, NC.

(May 18) Malaprops “Kill the Bill” event in Asheville, NC (CSE)

(June 3) USDA Rural Summit in Asheville, NC (CSE)..

(June 13) Moral Monday in Sylva, NC.

(June 26) WE DO Campaign film premier in Asheville (CSE).

(July 16) Trans Employment Clinic in Asheville (CSE).

(July 21) Trans-Friendly Job Fair and Resource Bank in Asheville (CSE).

(August 8) At 9:30 a.m. in Asheville, U.S. District Court Judge Max O. Cogburn, Jr. will hear the state’s motion to dismiss our lawsuit against SB2, Ansley v. Warren.

(August 20) Charlotte Pride

(September 3) South Carolina Pride in Columbia.

(September 10) OBX Pride in Nags Head, North Carolina.

(September 14) Film screening at Catawba Valley Pride in Hickory, North Carolina. (CSE is attending.)

(September 17) Greensboro Pride

(September 24) NC Pride in Durham and Raleigh, North Carolina.

(September 25) Love Won! screening in Raleigh (CSE).

(September 24-25) SouthEastern Transgender Health Summit in Asheville, North Carolina. (CSE is attending.)

(October 8 or 9) Hattiesburg Pride (CSE is attending.)

The Campaign for Southern Equality offered trans resource Pop Up Clinics at these 6 Pride events:

Resources we offered included voter registration, funding your transition resource guides, name change guides, peer to peer support, and journals by trans people for trans people to support trans mental health.

(October 14) OUT in the High Country (CSE is attending.)

(October 22) Savannah Pride.

(October 29) UNITE/UNID@S in Charlotte.

(October 30) Moral March to the polls in Buncombe County.

(November 1) Prayerful Procession to Provoke Racial Justice (CSE is attending.) Gather at 4:45 p.m. at Nazareth First Missionary Baptist Church, 146 Pine Street, Asheville, NC 28801. Procession will conclude at the Buncombe County Courthouse.

(November 3-5) Updates in LGBT Law: A CLE video replay in Asheville. (CSE is coordinating the CLE.)

(November 6) “Love Won” film screening, Raleigh, hosted by CSE.

(November 20) Transgender Day of Remembrance in Asheville.

(November 21) CSE Family Dinner – What’s Next for LGBTQ Rights? in Asheville. (Hosted by CSE.)

(December 4) LGBTQ Town Hall Discussion in Jacksonville, North Carolina.

(December 13) Let it Shine: Celebrating the Light of Community in Asheville. (CSE will be participating.)

Past 2015 events:

(July 18) Charlotte Black Gay Pride

(August 15) Fayetteville Pride 

(August 15 and 16) Charlotte Pride

(August 29) Mississippi Equality Summit

(September 12) Alabama Equality Summit

(September 14) NC Trans Pride in Greensboro

(September 18) Mr. Gay Latino NC

(September 18-20) OBX Pride in Outer Banks of NC 

(September 19) Arkansas Equality Summit

(September 19) Catawba Valley Pride in Hickory, NC

(September 19) Greensboro Pride

(September 20) NC Trans Pride

(September 26) North Carolina Pride in Durham

(October 1) Johnson C. Smith University Pride 2015

(October 3) Blue Ridge Pride in Asheville

(October 9) #LGBTSouth Convening in Hattiesburg.

(October 17) Winston-Salem Pride

(October 22) LGBT Family Law: A Free Community Law Workshop in Asheville.

(November 7) Miss Gay Latina Asheville

(November 14) #LGBTSouth Convening in Birmingham.

(November 17) WNC LGBT Health Fair in Asheville.