Affirming the lives of lesbian, gay, bisexual, transsexual, transgender, two-spirited people, and their supporters in the Catawba Valley region of North Carolina

Applications are open for the 8th Annual Catawba Valley Pride!

Click here to submit your application online!


2016 was a huge success…Mark your calendars for the 2017 Pride Celebration at the SALT Block.
Want to get involved? The Catawba Valley Pride Board would love to have your input and your involvement in the planning.

Catawba Valley Pride Celebration is always the 3rd Saturday in September.


March 31, 2017 – Hickory, NC

Photo by Robert C. Reed – Hickory Daily Record

Hickory Daily Record – 4-1-2017

Congratulations, Faith Naff, organizer of Hickory’s Transgender Day of Visibility held at Bottega in Downtown Hickory on Friday March 31st.

Check out the wonderful article in the Hickory Daily Record by Emily Willis.

If you like to shop online, try and help out Catawba Valley Pride.

Every month on the 2nd Sunday the LGBTQ+ community is invited to meet at OutRight Youth’s new space to share a meal!

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748 4th St SW, Hickory, NC 28602-3401, United States





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The Catawba Valley Pride LGBT* Welcoming Spaces campaign is in response to tragic deaths of two transgender teens in the Charlotte area, and efforts to pass laws enabling discrimination against LGBT* customers. Catawba Valley Pride seeks to create a more supportive environment in the Catawba Valley by asking LGBT* affirming businesses and organizations to display the message “We Welcome Everyone” in their storefront window.

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Catawba Valley Pride, Inc.                       PO Box 3551, Hickory, NC 28603