Monday, August 29, 2011

Photos: 2011 Pride Charlotte Fest

Posted By on Mon, Aug 29, 2011 at 11:11 AM

The 2011 Pride Charlotte Festival took place this past Saturday, Aug. 27, in Uptown. The streets were filled with performers, festival-goers, protesters, protesters OF protesters and more. Check out photos shot by Tremaine Tillman.

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Meet Ashley Jo Farmer, musician and proponent of equality for all
  • Meet Ashley Jo Farmer, musician and proponent of equality for all. Her lyrics have a positive meaning and promote justice and love. She played a gig at noon and stuck around to mingle with the crowd afterwards, handing out bookmarks with song lyrics and a lot of good vibes.

Posted up at the corner of 3rd Street and South Tryon was this guy passing out small pamphlets to everyone that passed.  The pamphlet, I was gay, is the testimony of a young man named Stephen Bennett who was gay until he found a new man in Christ.
  • Posted up at the corner of 3rd Street and South Tryon was this guy passing out small pamphlets to everyone that passed. The pamphlet, "I was 'gay'", is the testimony of a young man named Stephen Bennett who was gay until he found 'a new man in Christ'.

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Even the animals came out and showed their pride.  Dogs everywhere sported rainbow-colored scarfs and some, like this one, went all out for the occasion.
  • Even the animals came out and showed their pride. Dogs everywhere sported rainbow-colored scarfs and some, like this one, went all out for the occasion.

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