Charlotte is not a friendly place for LGBT people.
In the last two days, I’ve received phone calls from three different casting agents who are “looking for LGBT parents with a unique parenting style. We are starting a new reality-show cable series.
On Thursday, Aug. 8, the University of North Carolina (UNC) system Board of Governors Governance Committee will meet in Chapel Hill to decide the fate of gender-inclusive housing (also commonly referred to as gender non-specific or gender-neutral housing) in the statewide public university system.
I, for one, have just about had it up to here with all the stereotypes about the South, y’all. And, it’s high time us southern queer folk start tellin’ it just like it is: Our wonderful accents don’t knock dozens of points off our IQs.
A year-and-a-half ago, LGBT Democrats in North Carolina banded together to form an official state caucus organization.
Today, take a moment from the celebration to remember our history and to recommit yourself to those eternal words which propelled our forefathers’ seemingly impossible dream into a reality.
At the end of May, The Charlotte Observer and PNC Bank hosted an historic gathering of several former Charlotte mayors. There, former mayors Richard Vinroot and Gov. Pat McCrory bemoaned what seemed to them to be the death of “The Charlotte Way.”
How many of the companies who benefited from the $50 million in city DNC expenses have employment non-discrimination policies that match the city’s? How much money landed in the hands of companies who practice — or, at the very least, refuse to prohibit — the types of discrimination the city itself says is wrong?
“Freedom, freedom, freedom in the morning, freedom in the evening,” sang the impromptu chorus of women and men outside of the golden doors of the North Carolina House of Representatives in Raleigh’s Legislative Building for three Mondays in a row.
As a gay male who resides in North Carolina, I am excited to hear that North Carolina House Rep. Marcus Brandon (D-Guilford) is stepping up to the plate and preparing to run for U.S. Congressman Mel Watt’s (D) seat in the 12th Congressional District.
It is hard to adequately describe my reaction to the new Boy Scouts of America membership proposal, released on April 19 by the group’s national executive committee.