North Carolina City Celebrates First LGBTQ Pride

Attendees brought a range of picnic fare to the Hendersonville Pride potluck, including a strawberry cobbler, deviled eggs, watermelon and a rainbow cake that reads "Happy Pride Y'all." - Monique LaBorde for NPR

By Monique Laborde

On a beautiful June afternoon in the Blue Ridge Mountains, dozens of tiny rainbow flags lead the way toward a park pavilion. A couple walks up to the pavilion, each holding a gallon of iced tea. In the parking lot, people are unloading their lawn chairs. […]


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