A new U.S. Department of Justice survey has found a high rate of rape and sexual abuse in the country’s juvenile justice system.
The birth of our modern-day LGBT civil rights movement is largely credited to the spontaneous riots at the Stonewall Inn in June 1969 and the resulting media coverage and community galvanization it spurred.
Several LGBT community groups based in North Carolina and South Carolina were able to raise more than $25,000 in a single 24-hour national day of philanthropy last week.
The former owner of the popular NoDa restaurant Fat City Deli has been arrested and charged with four counts of solicitation for prostitution.
A bill protecting all workers from discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation and gender identity will be introduced in the South Carolina House of Representatives next Tuesday.
Starting today, qnotes will feature more in-depth profiles of the 18 leaders featured in our April 12, 2013, print edition cover story, “Out for Change: Young LGBT Professionals Making a Difference.” Today, we start with O’Neale Atkinson, director of youth programs at Time Out Youth, vice president of the Charlotte Business Guild.
A coalition of groups with Tell Them SC and The New Morning Foundation are advocating for updated changes in South Carolina’s more than 20-year-old comprehensive sex education law, citing updated medical and scientific accuracy, teacher training and accountability.
South Carolina Equality, a statewide LGBT advocacy and education group, is celebrating the one-year anniversary of its organization’s official, state-issued license plates.
Nearly 200 or more community members in Charlotte attended a vigil tonight to mark the beginning of this week’s historic U.S. Supreme Court cases challenging anti-gay marriage laws.
Fourteen vigils were planned across North Carolina and South Carolina over the weekend and through this evening, including events in Charlotte, Raleigh, Greensboro, Winston-Salem, Columbia, Charleston and elsewhere.
A hat-tip to The Charlotte Observer‘s religion reporter, Tim Funk, who brings us this tid-bit of news: The American Bible Society has released a ranking of the most “Bible-minded cities” in [...]
LGBT alumni from two of the oldest state-supported military colleges in the U.S. have now consolidated their outreach efforts, aiming to increase communication and support.
The Advocate released their 2013 “Gayest Cities in America” today. The annual listing has plenty of fans and its fair share of critics, especially considering the publications sometimes humorous and self-admittedly “totally subjective and constantly changing” criteria.