Performers from ages 13-20 are putting their spin on Spring Theatres’ presentation of the former Broadway hit “Hairspray: The Musical” at the Hanesbrands Theatre in Winston-Salem. Without making any major changes to the script, the performance seeks to incorporate more Black, LGBTQ and other diverse cultures in to the cast
Isiah Brown, a 32-year-old gay Black man, was shot multiple times in front of his Virginia home following a call he placed to police for help on April 21.
Charlotte Black Pride had celebrated with a week-long schedule of events earlier this month. Check out our recent video highlighting some of the festivities!
Last week and through the weekend, for reasons unknown, #homosexuality was a top trender on Twitter in the United States. Although this may seem like positive media attention on the surface, the use of the term “homosexuality” may be less than ideal for the LGBTQ community.
The European Union (EU) Commission has given both Poland and Hungary a deadline of two months to change their nations’ individual anti-LGBTQ laws and policies.
In addition to supporting the extremely transphobic Protection of Women and Girls in Sports Act, Greene also co-sponsored the Old Glory Only Act. This was drafted in an effort to keep Pride flags from flying at United States’ embassies.
According to updates on the GoFundMe page, Dowd has seen some continuing improvement in recent days. Friends and family have confirmed that he is breathing now without a ventilator, and he is looking around the room and blinking his eyes. No word yet as to whether a full recovery is expected, but those close to Dowd remain optimistic.
For those who are members of marginalized communities (Black, brown, LGBTQ, differently-abled and others) poverty can often be, or can seem like, a continuous cycle with no end in sight.
According to a new study by the Williams Institute, more Black LGBTQ adults than Black non-LGBTQ adults were uninsured and fewer Black LGBTQ adults had a personal doctor compared to their straight counterparts, specifically in the South.
So far, nine ordinances have been passed around the state: Hillsborough, Carrboro, Chapel Hill, Durham, Orange County, Greensboro, Buncombe County, Asheville and, most recently, Apex. That’s 10 percent of North Carolina’s population who are newly covered by ordinances — a lot for just six months — and we’re just getting started.