Hot weather is not required to soak up all the rich goodness of the Outer Banks. You’ll find timely activities to match any season, plus all the fun, fine food and festivities visitors want to complement an off-season getaway.
US Airways is launching several direct flights between Charlotte and several international cities ranking high on a list of destinations popular with LGBT travelers. The cities include Manchester in England, Brussels, Barcelona in Spain and Lisbon in Portugal.
Approximately 30 women gathered on Jan. 11 at The Bar Durham, 711 Rigsbee Ave., to be extras in a new film produced and written by local filmmaker Marilyn Hays. It is directed by Hays and collaborating director Becky Lane.
A reader asks: “I’m 23 and never sexually satisfied. The better sex gets with my boyfriend, the more I want it with everyone else. The other day we did it five times and when he fell asleep at night, all I wanted to do was knock on all of my hot neighbor’s doors and have them @#*% the hell out of me. I’ve tried to talk my boyfriend into having an open relationship, but he doesn’t want it. We love each other, but lately I feel that my butt has been taking command of my life. What should I do?”
Openly gay Swedish footballer Anton Hysén has signed to play with the Myrtle Beach Mutiny, according to a press release from the team, a member of the National Premier Soccer League.
Carolina Actors Studio Theatre (CAST) is planning on bringing the Pulitzer Prize- and two-time Tony Award-winning play “Angels in America” back to Charlotte. The performances are scheduled for May, including both parts of the epic saga documenting the HIV/AIDS Crisis of the 1980s.
LaToya Hankins is Carolina through and through. Born in Southport, in Brunswick County, she grew up in Raleigh, attended East Carolina University and moved to Gastonia in 1993 and Charlotte in 1998.
Local choruses from the Queen City have an entertaining slate of concerts planned through the spring months.
Theatre companies from across the Carolinas are gearing up with a diverse selection of plays and performances.
Charlotte Fashion Guild will host its spring CFG Style Week, March 5-8, providing a platform for designers and boutiques from across the world to showcase their works to the media, buyers, stylists, fashion lovers and many more. It is a celebration of the fashion, beauty and arts culture.
Sitting in an east Charlotte barber shop, I realized I’d come at the completely wrong time. Six gentleman — all at least 60, white hair and all — were patiently waiting their turn before me. I sat back and perused Facebook and the news on my iPhone. They, of course, were reading newspapers. A sign of the times, perhaps.
Drag performance has played an important role in the LGBT community for decades — with its value of entertainment, dedication and self-expression — and has become more widely known in pop-culture within the last five years, thanks to the reality television show, “RuPaul’s Drag Race,” that first premiered in 2009.
In January and February, five non-profit organizations came together for a unique fundraiser at The Scorpio. “Dragging with the Stars,” sponsored by Scorpio and Pocket Rocket pitted five amateur drag performers against each other through five nights of competition. Aided by professional drag performance veterans, the five contestants battled it out to win $1,000 for their charity.
We love our pets, of course, but what happens when they do not live up to our expectation of a perfect companion? If we come home to find the couch leg chewed or the living room carpet used as a litter box, the pet’s misbehavior may erode our close relationship.
There is no better time than this March to tap into your well of inspiration and see where it takes you as Mercury conjuncts Neptune in intuitive Pisces. Will you come in like a lion and out like a lamb? Better to try be roaring out all through the month.
A reader asks: “Why do so many gay men use the pronouns she and he so interchangeably, for example: ‘I love Mike. She decorates fabulously. He also cooks well. I just love her bubble butt too.’ Why, why, why?”