If not for the fact that we are all undressed, this could be any mixer I’ve ever been to. It occurs to me how comfortable I have become with my own naked body in such a short period of time. It’s one of those wonderful “a-ha” moments.
In December, Time Out Youth (TOY) hired a new executive director, Rodney Tucker. Long-known for his involvement and work with the community in a variety of ways, Tucker says he’s looking forward with optimism and excitement for TOY’s future growth.
QNotes reported on July 9 in a News Notes brief, “Protections top concern in merger” and updated on Aug. 6, “YMCA alternate recommended” that serious concerns were expressed that some of the YMCAs in the area would no longer be LGBT-family friendly and that alternatives had been recommended by community members.
The North Carolina Psychological Association released an opposition statement on the Defense of Marriage amendment in September. Equality North Carolina lauded the position.
The Salisbury-Rowan chapter of Parents, Families and Friends of Lesbians and Gays (PFLAG) received the PFLAG National Chapter Award for Advocacy recently at the organization’s annual convention in Washington, D.C.
Three… two… one… Happy New Year! Yes, it’s time for well wishes, resolutions and new beginnings. I do it. You do it. We all partake in the annual wish-making and dreaming that is New Year. With a new calendar comes hopes for change, progress and success. And, as much as we each wish better for ourselves, here’s to new hopes that our community and world experiences better days as well.
Would you ever participate in a nude yoga or other exercise program?
I’ve taken the liberty of composing New Year’s resolutions for individuals who are just too busy to do it themselves.
A love affair broke out between a transsexual woman — male to female — and a transgender man — female to male.
Chicago Archbishop Cardinal Francis George ignited a firestorm when he compared advancing LGBT equality to the Ku Klux Klan in a television interview with Fox Chicago a few days before Christmas. Cardinal George said: “You don’t want the gay liberation movement to morph into something like the Ku Klux Klan, demonstrating in the streets against Catholicism.”