Charlotte Pride is welcoming book lovers, academics and activists to join the Charlotte Pride Book Club. Launching April 20 at 6 p.m. and continuing to 8 p.m., meetings will take place on every other Tuesday via Zoom.
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A reader asks: My partner says I eat like an animal and won’t dine out with me anymore until I learn how to “act like a socialized person.” What’s the big deal?
With a slogan that exemplifies many of the things that previously distanced voters from him, Pat McCrory announced his bid for U.S. Senate on this platform: “Conservative Leadership Built in North Carolina, Not Washington.” The former Mayor of Charlotte and North Carolina governor is reaching out to Republican voters, claiming their support will allow his campaign to flourish.
Two men have been arrested and charged with the murders of transgender women Jaida Peterson, 29, and Remy Fennel, 28.
Joel Brewer, 33, and Dontarius Long, 21, were both arrested April 16 and are currently being held in the Charlotte-Mecklenburg jail without bail.
Jaida Peterson, a 29-year-old transgender black woman, was shot dead April 4, at the Quality Inn off Queen City Drive in west Charlotte. Now, another transgender woman has been found dead following a shooting that occurred April 15, at the Sleep Inn on N. Tryon St. in northeast Charlotte. Initially listed in an online report from WBTV as Raheem Fennell, 28, she has since been identified as Remy Fennell.
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It’s true — seniors in general face a variety of challenges. While there are issues shared across the entire spectrum of the 65+ community, there are some that are unique to LGBTQ seniors.
Police in Charlotte issued a dire warning on Thursday, saying an unknown person or more than one person may be targeting transgender women with deadly violence. Already, officials said, two trans women have been killed in recent days.
On April 22 from 7:00 p.m. to 8:30 p.m., the creators behind the COVID-19-themed graphic novel, “The Pandemic: Stories of COVID-19,” will have a virtual dinner conversation about the ideas and stories behind this digital book.
One important way in which couples plan for the future is by preparing an estate plan. Whether married couples have kids or not, there is a great deal of planning that goes into deciding how you will support your spouse if anything should happen to you or vice versa.
As rents rise and affordable living options rapidly dwindle in Charlotte, one might think the city would welcome the idea of an economical “tiny house village.”
Sandra is a storyteller. Her gift of storytelling shows up in the form of short stories, plays and screenwriting.
March 23 marked a still painful anniversary that I’m sure many North Carolinians would like to forget: it had officially been five years since House Bill 2 (HB 2) was signed into law.
NC policy watch
Last month Republicans in North Carolina joined a nationwide conservative push to file legislation targeting transgender youth. GOP lawmakers in the state House and Senate filed bills to bar transgender women from competing against other women at schools and universities, target transgender health care, force teachers and counselors to report children who exhibit “gender nonconformity,” and legally protect scientifically debunked “conversion therapy” that seeks to “cure” LGBTQ people.
Borrowing a page from the handbook of John Cameron Mitchell and Stephen Trask’s “Hedwig and the Angry Inch,” Jill Sobule’s fabulous and fierce “F*ck7thGrade” (City Theatre Company), is a musical presented as rock concert.