The October 7th Generation Plus Live virtual segment allowed us to share some important information and links regarding voting and what are we voting for in this election. While many have already voted let us all stay focused on reminding people to VOTE! Thank you to our presenters.
Blue Ridge Pride is excited to announce our newest program, Generation Plus. Generation Plus (GP) seeks to enrich the lives of LGBTQIA+ and allied community adults in Western North Carolina who are living life’s third act, the years beyond fifty. With aging in rural LGBTQIA+ communities posing unique opportunities and challenges, GP seeks to leverage the power of community by connecting community members and area service partners.
This week, Blue Ridge Pride issued $2,000 in additional grants to community partners who are on the front lines addressing the impact of COVID-19 on the local LGBTQ Community. These two grants target a population that is especially hard-hit by COVID-19: transgender and non-binary people. Western North Carolina Community Health Services says that almost 90% of its transgender / non-binary …