Monday, February 17, 2014

HRC Gala

More than 1,500 guests are expected to attend the 19th annual Human Rights Campaign North Carolina gala on Feb. 22 at the Charlotte Convention Center uptown.

Jay Biles, Christopher Jones and Paige Long are heading up the black tie event that’s a celebration of the North Carolina LGBT Community. Special guests include actress Sophia Bush, recipient of the gala’s Equality Award. Also being honored is Peter Paige, co-creator of the ABC Family series “The Fosters.” The evening’s speaker is Chad Griffin, president of the Human Rights Campaign.

Tickets are $225 per person and can be purchased until noon on Feb. 21. Details: