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
Following is the current status of major events on our calendar. June Pride Celebration at Salvage Station: This event, a partnership with other area LGBTQ organizations, has been cancelled. September Festival / Procession: The 12th annual Blue Ridge Pride Festival and Welcoming WNC Procession is currently set to proceed as scheduled: September 26, 2020 in Pack Square Park from 10
COVID-19 can be especially hard on our community. Some suggested actions and resources.