Friday, July 31, 2009

Leslie Jorden Remember Charleston Fondly

Posted by Greg Hambrick on Fri, Jul 31, 2009 at 7:55 AM

Up in Raleigh on our way to Baltimore. Leslie Jordan is going to be doing two shows here this weekend.

In an interview with The News and Observer, he summed up his experience touring 45 cities last year:

"We really loved Raleigh. We loved Charlotte. We loved Charleston. We hated everywhere else."

Here's a link to our Charleston preview.

Tuesday, July 28, 2009

Savage Report looks at AFFA's civil rights billboard

Posted by Greg Hambrick on Tue, Jul 28, 2009 at 10:23 AM


This week's Savage Report takes a look at the Alliance for Full Acceptance billboard "Gay Rights are Civil Rights" now on I-26. The show has several AFFA members and active GLBT folks in the Charleston community, as well as NAACP chairwoman Dot Scott. There also should be a short segment on the Sanford scandal with this reporter.

According to the Savage Report blog, the show airs:
* 11:30am
* 5:30pm
* 8:30pm

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Wednesday, July 22, 2009

Mr. Savanah Friday, Charlotte Pride Saturday

Posted by Greg Hambrick on Wed, Jul 22, 2009 at 1:07 PM

2c59/1248282402-logo.jpgHeads up for your calendars: Charlotte Pride is on July 25. Events are already under way.

In other pride news, the Mr. Savannah Pride Pageant is Friday, July 24 at Club One. Savannah Pride is Aug. 8 at Forsyth Park.

Columbia's Pride is Sept. 12.

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Thursday, July 16, 2009

Sun News on Ketner and voters of faith

Posted by Greg Hambrick on Thu, Jul 16, 2009 at 10:31 AM

The (Myrtle Beach) Sun News did a terrific article a few weeks back on 2008 Congressional candidate Linda Ketner and the struggle one Christian voter faced over how to not only vote for a lesbian, but actually canvas the community in support of her campaign.

h/t to Linda's blog.

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Monday, July 13, 2009

Support AFFA, Eat at Manny's Tuesday Night

Posted by Greg Hambrick on Mon, Jul 13, 2009 at 1:50 PM

Manny's at 1680 Old Towne Road in West Ashley (near the Sam Rittenberg intersection) will be donating 10 percent of the pre-tax dinner bills from 6-10 p.m. on Tues., July 14, to the Alliance for Full Acceptance. AFFA is a locally-based education and advocacy group on gay issues.

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