This calendar lists Campaign for Southern Equality events and other community events across the South. Please email aaron@southernequality.
Upcoming 2017 events
- March 26 – Protect Yourself Clinic in Greenville, South Carolina. (Hosted by CSE)
- March 29 –Transgender Day of Visibility in Asheville, NC.
- March 30 – 100 Days Coalition meeting in Asheville (CSE is co-sponsoring)
- April 1 – CLW at North Star Community Center in Winston-Salem. (Hosted by CSE)
- April 6 – Protect Yourself Clinic at TimeOut Youth in Charlotte. (Hosted by CSE)
- April 8 – Protect Yourself Clinic in Montgomery, Ala. (Hosted by CSE)
- April 27 – Dining Out for Life in Asheville with WNCAP in Asheville, NC.
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:
- December 10 – Asheville, North Carolina
- December 10 – Greenville, South Carolina
- December 17 – Charleston, South Carolina
- December 18 – Myrtle Beach, South Carolina
- January 12 – Jackson, Mississippi
- January 13 – Pass Christian, Mississippi
- January 14 – Hattiesburg, Mississippi
- January 14 – Selma, Alabama
- January 16 – Oxford, MS, Mississippi
- January 28 – Winston-Salem, North Carolina
- January 25 – LGBTQ Affordable Care Act Workshop in Asheville, North Carolina
- January 27 – LGBTQ Affordable Care Act Workshop in Greenville, South Carolina
- January 28 – LGBTQ Affordable Care Act Workshop in Birmingham Alabama
- February 4 – Immigration & LGBTQ Legal Clinic in Henderson, North Carolina
Other past 2017 events:
- January 12 – Screening of CSE’s “Love Won” in New York City
- January 21 – Women’s March on Asheville and marches across the country.
- January 28 – LGBTQ Family Queereoke in Asheville.
- February 9 – From This Day Forward Screening in Asheville.
- February 11 – Moral March with the NC NAACP in Raleigh.
- February 21 – CSE’s Southern Equality Fund hosts a 501(c)3 webinar
- February 23 – NC AIDS Action Network Asheville Advocacy Training
- February 25 – Faith Forward in Greensboro, NC. (Led by More Light Presbyterians.)
- February 26 – Out of Order Film Screening in Asheville, NC
- February 27 – First 100 Days Coalition meeting in Asheville, NC.
- February 28 – MLK/Black History Month Lecture at Warren Wilson College in Swannanoa, NC. Bishop Tonyia Rawls will speak at 7 p.m. in the Canon Lounge.
- March 9 – Coffee and Conversation with the Campaign for Southern Equality in Asheville, NC.
- March 15 – Jasmine Beach-Ferrara keynote address at Blue Ridge Community College as part of their Diversity Week, in Flat Rock, NC.
- March 16 – Sanctuary march for immigrant rights in Asheville. Starts at First UCC Church (20 Oak Street) at noon.
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.)
- (August 13) Charleston Pride
- (August 20) South Carolina Black Pride
- (September 10) UpState Pride in Spartanburg, South Carolina.
- (September 17) Catawba Valley Pride in Hickory, North Carolina.
- (October 1) Blue Ridge Pride in Asheville.
- (October 15) Pride Winston-Salem
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.