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St. John's MCC
St. John’s MCC is a community of people who are committed to loving others and encouraging ALL people to be who you are – to BE YOU! We do this by living authentically and unapologetically as who we are. Loving others means being there for one another! Providing meals to those who are hungry, finding clothes for those who need them, standing for the rights of oppresses people, and showing everyone that no matter what may be going on or where they find themselves, there is someone here who cares and loves them.
We are a community rooted in a faith that says ALL people have a place at God’s table. We are all unique, and we all belong!
National Alliance on Mental Illness North Carolina
The mission of NAMI North Carolina is to provide support, education, advocacy, and public awareness so that all affected by mental illness can build better lives. We offer free education programs and support groups that provide critical information and strategies for taking care of the person you love, but you will also find out that you are not alone. Recovery is a journey, and there is hope. We also have a free confidential helpline (Phone: 1-800-451-9682, Text: 919-999-6527 (M-F, 8:30 am-5:00 pm), Email: firstname.lastname@example.org) that provides information, referrals, and support. NAMI NC is here for you.
Workshop with the Alliance of AIDS Services - Carolina
OUT! Raleigh 2019
HIV Cure Research Day 2019
NCAAN Broadway Trip
CARE Annual Meeting 2019
CARE Community Advisory Board
The CARE Community Advisory Board (CAB) consists of a dedicated group of community members who aid in the HIV cure process and ensure community input. The CAB works alongside HIV cure researchers involved with CARE, which is the Collaboratory of AIDS Researchers for Eradication. The CARE CAB’s role is to seek out and act on guidance from partners within the communities where we live, work and serve. Community partners include people living with HIV, those uninfected but affected by HIV (partners, family, friends, and community members), HIV advocates, non-governmental organization partners, community leaders and government representatives. CAB activities include hosting educational workshops and supporting/attending community events. If you are interested in learning more, please email Meredith Blumberg at email@example.com.
Bella’s Hot Dogs is a locally owned company of hot dog stands serving the Raleigh-Durham area. The company was founded by Owner Daniel M Queen and named after his lovely daughter Bella.
The company specializes in serving premium hot dogs. Bella’s Hot Dogs has made a name for itself around the Raleigh-Durham area by doing many special events as well as catering events. We’ve been featured in the news three times over our almost two years in business by ABC 11 News and Spectrum News twice.
Phone: (919) 218-2724
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Piedmont Farm Animal Refuge provides lifelong care to rescued farm animals, educates people about the realities of animal agriculture, and promotes veganism by offering knowledge, support, and community.
Founded in 2012, Piedmont Farm Animal Refuge is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization located in North Carolina just 15 minutes away from the downtowns of Carrboro, Saxapahaw, and Pittsboro and 20 minutes away from downtown Chapel Hill.
You can support the Refuge by sponsoring an animal or becoming a monthly sustainer. When you sponsor an animal, we send you their photo and story in the mail. Learn more about the Refuge and ways to give and volunteer on our website.
Everything has energy. I work with the metaphysical properties of stones to create a healing energy to not only accent your wardrobe, but also uplift your soul. Tie dye is full of color. That color has a healing energy. Wear bright colors and lift your mood and the mood of others around you! The world needs more color!
Gay For Good is a national nonprofit organization that energizes and mobilizes the LGBTQ+ community to interact with the greater community by engaging in volunteer service. There are 16 chapters across the country. We partner with local nonprofits to create meaningful opportunities for LGBTQ+ people and our allies to volunteer in the communities where we live and work.
Durham VA Health Care System includes Veterans Affairs hospitals and clinics in Durham, Raleigh, Greenville, and Morehead City. Our nondiscrimination policies and affirming practices focus on promoting the health, welfare, and dignity of LGBTQIA+ Veterans and their families.
We offer the following services: individual and group LGBT-affirming mental health care, gender-affirming hormone therapy, pre- and postoperative care for gender-affirming surgeries (including treatment/evaluation that may be required for surgery), affirming spiritual care and healing from spiritual/religious trauma, sexual health assessments/screenings/care, HIV specialty care, pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) to prevent HIV, gender-affirming voice training, gender-affirming prosthetic devices (such as stand-to-pee devices, breast forms, wigs, and gaffs) and LGBT-affirming primary care.
In-person and telehealth appointments are available.
Being a graphic designer before having kids, and a “maker” my whole life, I love designing and building my own unique pallet signs and enjoy offering an edgier attitude than what many other sign makers offer.
I love being able to offer the LGBTQ community a colorful array of signs that help them express themselves in a unique, decorative way...something that can’t be found anywhere else!
My customers appreciate the time I take to give each piece the well-honed, vintage look and feel they’re looking for. I also never buy my designs; I only paint what I design myself so my customers can be assured they are purchasing Hot Shot Palletworks one-of-a-kind artwork.
This year, 10% of my sales from this show will be PROMPTLY donated to the LGBT Center.
My husband (Jo) and I (Blaine) are the artists behind @lowhangerz. We specialise in handmade macrame plant hangers which we pair with hand thrown and glazed pottery. We also offer a variety of mindfulness essentials, such as organic sage bundles, handmade smudging dishes, handmade incense burners, and charged moon water vials infused with organic essential oils. Please follow us on Instagram @lowhangerz or you can write us directly for questions or commissions at firstname.lastname@example.org.
PPD is a leading global contract research organization providing comprehensive, integrated drug development, laboratory, and lifecycle management services.
Our customers include pharmaceutical, biotechnology, medical device, academic, and government organizations. With offices in 46 countries and approximately 23,000 professionals worldwide,
PPD applies innovative technologies, therapeutic expertise, and a firm commitment to quality to help customers bend the cost and time curve of drug development to deliver life-changing therapies that improve health.
BWS is a place you can go to find off-color gifts, which some might find offensive and turn their noses up at. This summer we are proudly introducing our new line of high-intensity scented candles and reed diffusers, which are snarky and to-the-point. Call us your one-stop-site for offensiveness. We are fabulously offensive. We trust you are too.
Hello and thank you for supporting the LGBT Center of Raleigh and our community. I am James Monastero, and I run a branch of a Texana Bank Mortgage right here in the area. We have a great team of professionals ready to help with residential lending, and we all look forward to working with you. Your Transgender Lender.
VKitty Knitty is a one-woman creative line. Kitty has been hand knitting and crocheting since 2004 and machine knitting since 2017. Working with different materials, she creates intricate socks and shawls for everyday wear. Located in Durham NC, Kitty prefers to use locally sourced materials and loves hand dyed yarn.
The NC Museum of Natural Sciences is the largest institution of its kind in the South East and one of the nation’s most amazing museums about the natural world. We illuminate nature with research, conservation initiatives, interactive exhibits, programs and so much more.
As you visit the NC Museum of Natural Sciences in downtown Raleigh and our branches at Prairie Ridge (west Raleigh) and in Whiteville (Columbus County, NC), please enjoy our distinctive meaning and value.
Welcome! I am an independent fashion retailer for LuLaRoe. LuLaRoe clothing is stylish and simply comfortable. Ranging from a variety of sizes and styles, LuLaRoe is known for its unique and limited edition prints and patterns. I carry a variety of styles from leggings, skirts, tops, dresses and cover ups. They are perfect for laying and transitioning at any time of day. Head on over to my shop and check out all the great UNICORNS! Be sure to use the code PRIDE2020 at checkout to receive 40% off your purchase! Thank you for supporting my small business! - Hannah
Nurse Next Door’s home care services are designed to preserve and maintain dignity for our clients. If you or a loved one needs care, our comprehensive health services program considers all of your needs to create a personalized care plan, to preserve your quality of life and peace of mind.
We match you with caregivers who have a connection to your interests and will provide care with dignity and respect. Your experience should be helpful and enjoyable too. We believe in making lives better. From the clients we serve to team members we hire, we celebrate the unique experiences of individuals and know we can all make a valuable contribution and have a positive impact on the lives of others.
The girls of Shimmer Down are missing you all terribly during this postponed Pride season, and we are trying to wait patiently until we can see all of your beautiful faces again!
Just because we can’t be together doesn’t mean you can’t have some shimmer in your life. We have created these new Pride glitter stacks so we can send some of the beauty of Pride right to your door. We mix our own unique blends of cosmetic glitter to help you look your best, and now you can get our blend of red, orange, gold, green, blue, and purple glitter to celebrate Pride!
Original artwork, sold in the form of prints and hard enamel pins, which embraces homoeroticism, fetish, and reclaims gay slurs and stereotypes. It's graphic, by design.
Special Offerings for the Out! Raleigh Pride Virtual Vendor Fair….
Follow and tag me in a photo of your purchase in your Instagram Story or feed for 30% off of your next purchase. Coupon will be issued via Instagram direct message. Contact me directly if coupon is not received within 48 hrs after tagging. Coupon cannot be combined with other offers. Offer expires upon redemption.
$10.00 - The Legendary Purina Chow - 5x7"Art Print All proceeds go to PiCASO (except for cost of printing) visit www.PiCASO.org for information regarding the support they provide to the local LGBT community.
The LGBTQ Democrats of Wake County works within the Wake County Democratic Party, to provide a strong voice and representation for LGBTQ people. Our goal is to secure fully equal rights for all LGBTQ citizens through effective legislation and policies, to elect pro-equality Democrats to office, and encourage LGBTQ people to participate fully as Democrats at all levels of policy making and public service.
We are the world’s largest privately owned and independent provider of integrated employee wellbeing solutions. That gives us the freedom to be more responsive, pioneer new wellbeing programs and technologies and co-develop and customize products. Our focus on client satisfaction and commitment to investing in our worldwide infrastructure brings millions of employees exceptional support services around the globe.
We’re passionate about helping healthcare organizations get better through training, performance, and talent solutions.
Better at identifying problems, addressing them with knowledge and skills, and driving positive outcomes for all.
For more than 10,000 healthcare organizations and 4.5 million caregivers, Relias continues to help its clients deliver better clinical and ﬁnancial outcomes by reducing variation in care. Our platform employs performance metrics and assessments to reveal speciﬁc gaps in clinical knowledge and addresses them with personalized, engaging learning.
We help healthcare organizations, their staff and those under their care, get better: get better at identifying issues, get better at addressing them, get better outcomes for all. Let us help you get better.
At BASF, we create chemistry for a sustainable future. We combine economic success with environmental protection and social responsibility. The approximately 122,000 employees in the BASF Group work on contributing to the success of our customers in nearly all sectors and almost every country in the world. Our portfolio is organized into six segments: Chemicals, Materials, Industrial Solutions, Surface Technologies, Nutrition & Care, and Agricultural Solutions.
Our vision: a free, peaceful, and prosperous North Carolina where every individual has the opportunity to pursue her or his unique vision of a rewarding and enriching life.
The Wake County Libertarian Party is an affiliate of the Libertarian Party of North Carolina. We hold that every person has a natural right to Life, Liberty, and the pursuit of Happiness; that economic freedom and property rights are essential to personal liberty; and that individual liberty, personal responsibility, and a free market economy form the basis for a peaceful, prosperous society.
Carolina Conceptions emphasizes a team approach to your care. Our four reproductive endocrinologists are certified in both Reproductive Endocrinology & Infertility as well as Obstetrics & Gynecology. They are compassionate, personable, highly trained and experienced professionals, dedicated to maximizing your chances for success and making your family a reality.
The Carolina Hurricanes are a professional ice hockey team based in Raleigh, North Carolina. They compete in the National Hockey League as a member of the Metropolitan Division of the Eastern Conference. The Hurricanes play their home games at the 18,680-seat PNC Arena.
Citrix is a digital workspace platform that gives employees everything they need to be productive in one unified experience while arming IT with the visibility, simplicity, and security needed to enable and control it all.
Since 1989, Citrix has made it easier for people to access the applications and content they need to do their very best work – wherever and whenever work needs to get done. Today, more than 100 million users across 400,000 organizations – including 98% of the Fortune 500 – trust Citrix to power a better way to work.
Our work offers more than information; it can inspire hope in patients, families, friends, physicians, and caregivers.
Through constant innovation, we can make breakthroughs to help achieve improved outcomes for more individuals living with cancer. That’s why we foster a collaborative culture that motivates us to do our best work and be a partner in every patient’s journey.
Our approach combines genomic profile products and data services to generate insights that can help doctors match patients to more treatment options and help accelerate the development of new therapies.
UNC Health Care is a not-for-profit integrated health care system owned by the state of North Carolina and based in Chapel Hill. Originally established November 1, 1998, UNC Health Care currently comprises UNC Hospitals and its provider network, the clinical programs of the UNC School of Medicine, and eleven affiliate hospitals and hospital systems across the state.
The Greater Raleigh Convention and Visitors Bureau/Visit Raleigh, as the official destination marketing organization of Raleigh and Wake County, accelerates sustainable economic growth and development by increasing visitor and convention business.
A visit to Raleigh NC is more than a trip to a blossoming Southern metropolis - you'll feel enriched and energized the instant you're warmly welcomed by its smart, savvy locals. Raleigh's bright minds head top-tier technology, education, and life science institutions; its artists create a bevy of cultural and culinary touchstones; and its storytellers proudly carry on the collective heritage of a rich, historic capital city.
Connections provides an opportunity for LGBTQ people of all faith backgrounds (or no faith backgrounds) and our Allies to come together and have conversation about various common concerns and ideas. The idea is to promote communication across a diverse group of people and provide safe, nonjudgmental space for people to express themselves with each other. Reconciling who we are - our sexuality and our spirituality - can be very difficult; Connections can provide a place where we are able to talk openly about such issues as well as other topics that some might consider taboo. Connections is all about building relationships - NOT religion.
Connections regularly meets from 7-8pm on the 4th Friday of the month at the LGBT Center of Raleigh, in person or virtually on Zoom, and sponsors other special events of interest from time to time.
Designed with progressives in mind, Progressive Threads creates innovative, fresh fashion that intentionally seeks to encompass a vast array of progressive politics and identities so that you can wear your story on your sleeve. Everything we do is designed and created by minority creatives and is hand printed in Nashville, TN.
Special Offerings for the Out! Raleigh Pride Virtual Vendor Fair….
ALL youth have the ability to do BIG things. That is why Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Triangle ignites the potential within every child and advocates for them to explore the endless possibilities of what they can accomplish.
For more than 20 years, BBBST has been Eastern North Carolina’s premier mentoring organization, defending the potential of future leaders in the community by matching at-risk youth (Littles) with committed adult mentors (Bigs).
These relationships, strategically matched based on Littles’ needs and Bigs’ backgrounds, as well as common interests, aspirations, and personalities – empower Littles to achieve success in life and become productive members of the community. Find out how you can ignite potential at BigsTri.org.
The LGBTQ+ Ministry of St. Francis of Assisi Catholic Church in Raleigh was founded in 1999 and is the oldest ministry of its kind at any Catholic church in North Carolina.
We were created to minister to LGBTQ+ people who felt marginalized in their Church. With the tremendous support of the Friars at St. Francis, we believe we have succeeded in our mission. Our members are active in all areas of the church - liturgical, social, eucharistic, and evangelical - and provide support to those seeking a spiritual home. One of our activities is our Always God’s Children support group. This monthly meeting is held to assist those who are struggling to reconcile their sexual orientation with being a Christian. Parents, family, friends, and allies also attend. We listen and support those who need help in this area.
Whatever your religious tradition, please know that ALL are welcome to pray and worship with us.
Mosa Pet Spa and Resort is a home-based grooming & daycare, family run, small business. We offer show-stopping pet services for affordable prices, for all breeds. We have locations in Cary, NC with the owner and in Palm Beach, Florida with our amazing staff. We are fully insured, licensed in all services and all groomers are master certified.
Contact us today to book your appointment: (561) 900-4956
Stonewall Sports Raleigh Inc. is a nonprofit LGBTQ & Ally sports league. We strive to develop a well-connected and diverse community through organized competition and social or fundraising events.
Our Vision: We believe every person should have the ability to feel comfortable playing sports. We also believe that organized groups have the ability and responsibility to support and give back to the community.
Our Mission: To provide an inclusive, low-cost, high-fun sports league that is managed as a non-profit with a philanthropic heart.
Safe Schools NC is a statewide non-profit organization dedicated to creating a safe and positive learning environment for all students and educators in North Carolina, with an emphasis on actual or perceived sexual orientation, gender identity, and gender expression.
c/o LGBTQ Center of Durham 114 Hunt St. Durham, NC 27701
Get your prints and soaps! 100% homemade and handmade with 100% Pride! Laura Sharlene Turner is a local artist and soap maker located in Raleigh, NC. Support your local artists! Prints include topics of LGBT politics and pride. Soaps just smell good!
Whether you are approaching retirement or working to build your family’s legacy, we want to help you by putting your goals in life first. As independent professionals, we work to deliver peace of mind, with you knowing that you are making the right financial decisions.
"The primary mission of Operation Blazing Sword began, and remains, a way to help queer people who are interested in active self-defense learn the basics of firearm safety and operation in a safe and welcoming environment. If you or someone you know wants to learn about firearms in a non-judgmental and safe environment, please reach out to one of our many volunteer instructors for free basic instruction."