Congregants at Metropolitan Community Church (MCC) of Charlotte and members of the city’s LGBTQ community were saddened to learn the church’s recently appointed Pastor Todd Ira Goewey died Wednesday, Nov. 14, following a brief illness and heart attack.
It’s that time of year again. Doesn’t matter if you’re celebrating Christmas, Chanukah or Winter Solstice, most Americans like to join in for the merriment of the holiday season by exchanging gifts with family members, good friends and their spouse or significant other.
The 2012 Democratic Convention proved to be reflective of the country’s “melting pot” moniker in multiple ways. The number of LGBT delegates is historical and record-breaking: 486 in total from every state in the country and a dramatic upswing from the 288 on board for the DNC in ’08.
A massive crowd of New Jersey Democratic delegates and party supporters packed the Charlotte Renaissance Airport Suites main ballroom Tuesday morning to listen and cheer as several keynote speakers talked about party unity and the benefits of a continuing Barack Obama presidency.