Town Hall Meeting:
Pride Center of the Blue Ridge
Town Hall Flyer
Hosted by the WNC LGBTQ Inclusive Community Center Task Force
Monday, April 21st
6 - 7:30pm
Land of Sky Regional Council,
339 New Leicester Hwy, Asheville
Providing exciting updates on our community's progress on creating the
Pride Center of the Blue Ridge!
Please email GetInvolved@ blueridgepride.com to RSVP.
Stand Against Racism
Blue Ridge Pride cordially invites you to join us in taking a Stand Against Racism by joining us in a conversation about race, inclusion and diversity
on Sunday, April 27th at 2 p.m.
Eagle Street Coffee Emporium
39 B Market Street, Asheville, NC
The Stand Against Racism is an annual event of the YMCA.
Click HERE for more information.
4th Annual Gay 5K
Saturday, July 12, 2014
Carrier Park, Asheville
Register NOW for Early Bird Rate!
Be one of the first 200 to register online and receive a FREE Gay 5K t-shirt, guaranteed! Early registration runs through June 30th. Registration is $25 with discounts for youth, seniors, and team members. Registration after June 30th is $35 and does not guarantee a t-shirt. Top prizes for 1st and 2nd runners in each category. This course is certified.
Add some COLOR to the run by wearing your PRIDE!!
2014 Mardi Gras Parade
Sunday, 3/2/14 - we had a BLAST!!!
Gay-Straight Alliance (GSA) / Ally Club Resources
Sample Agenda and Group Guidelines
Sample Club Mission
Sample Success Tips
Ally Week 101
Sample Coming Out Workshop
Sample Confronting Bullying Workshop
GSA / Ally Club Adviser Fact Sheet
Congratulations to the Clyde A. Erwin High School Ally Club, recipient of the 2013 Blue Ridge Pride Community Grant in the amount of $1,000!
For more information on how you can help to create and/or support GSA/Ally Clubs in schools throughout Western North Carolina, please email us at GetInvolved@blueridgepride.com.
Allies Matter Videos
ZealSource produced this video for NC Healthy Schools and NC Department of Public Health to support their "How to be an Ally" workshop. The video highlights several NC youth who have experienced bullying as a direct result of their sexual orientation.
TD Strives to Make It Better for LGBT Youth
LGBT TD Employees and their Allies share stories on experiencing bullying in their youth and share a message of how It Gets Better. The video closes with a message from TD's President and CEO, Ed Clark, emphasizing the importance of Allies to 'Make it Better' for LGBT youth.
Blue Ridge Pride, Inc.
Blue Ridge Pride, Inc. is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization on a mission to Advocate for the LGBTQ community in Asheville and Western North Carolina, to Celebrate with Pride, and to Educate our Allies and the general population on LGBTQ issues.