We’ve assembled a host of informative articles and features that focus on the positive aspects of sexuality. Check out the stories below to learn more.
As LGBT people, our journeys toward self-acceptance of our sexuality and gender make us unique. But, we often lose sight of how else we are unique. Our personhood is not limited to our heart and mind; our body, too, is an integral part of who we are.
I’m sex-positive! And, I’m realizing that’s a painfully ambiguous term. I’ve seen people use it to mean everything from “not viewing sex as inherently evil” to “insisting that everyone should have tons of orgasms and it’ll solve all their problems.”
After I came out to myself at age 13, I started to internalize homophobic messages about how I was “too pretty to be gay.” I felt it from people I met who talked poorly about the LGBT community. I felt guilty for being attracted to women because somehow I had potential to be a “pretty straight person,” whatever that meant.
When it comes to sex and relationships, we’re all wacky in our own ways. Of course, one person’s particular brand of sexual or fetish desire may not be the same as that of their partner(s), so this column will look at strategies for communicating around and exploring sexual needs with a partner(s).
Barely a day seems to pass without one of the “wise old men” who dominate the editorial columns writing a dubiously-researched opinion piece on how the Millennial generation is dangerously apathetic, hedonistic and lazy.
Specialists with the Nutrition Service at N.C. State University’s Veterinary Health and Wellness Center provide nutritional recommendations and feeding plans for the medical and surgical services at the Veterinary Health Complex, offer owners diet and nutrition support for their animals, and conduct research that informs both animal and human health.
Charlotte’s bi-annual restaurant week, Queen’s Feast, has been in full swing since last weekend. It continues through Sunday and if you haven’t yet had a chance to get out and enjoy the offerings, this weekend’s the perfect time to do so.
An associate producer of “America’s Got Talent” is looking to spread the word about the show’s upcoming Season 9 auditions to the LGBT community.
The Charlotte Royals Rugby Football Club is in top place for a Facebook contest for new jerseys this season. Voting ends Monday.
The Charlotte metro area is inundated with LGBT nightlife offerings. With 14 different bars and clubs, nearly any person can find a fun, relaxing place to let their hair down, grab a drink and chat it up with friends. But, among those more than dozen clubs and bars, only one is owned and operated by a local black businessman.
Wade Davis, an openly gay former football player for the Tennessee Titans, Washington Redskins and Seattle Seahawks, will visit Fayetteville State University on Feb. 6. Davis, who now works as executive director of the You Can Play Project, will speak about the importance of inclusion in sports and elsewhere. The event is free and open to the public.
Spoken-word artist, poet and activist Andrea Gibson will visit Charlotte for a performance on Jan. 23. Gibson, known widely for her focus on gender, politics and LGBT equality, will be accompanied by singer-songwriter Chris Pureka.