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Government 101

How the City of Charlotte Runs and Who Runs It

Charlotte, N.C.’s government is operated on a council-manager form of government and was adopted in 1929. This form of government divides responsibilities between elected officials and an appointed city manager.

QC LGBTQ Events

The Queen City is host to a number of LGBTQ events and other options for entertainment and community support throughout the year.

The Queen City’s LGBTQ Bar Scene

Nitelife Across the Metro Area

Charlotte and the surrounding area have numerous options for evening outings. Here is a map of local bars, along with address, phone number and website information for each of them.

LGBTQ Organizations Unite to Combat Racial Violence

More Than 100 LGBTQ+ Organizations Show Solidarity in Letter as Pride Month Began

“If you are neutral in situations of injustice, you have chosen the side of the oppressor.” Those words, written over 30 years ago by Archbishop Desmond Tutu, remind us that indifference can never bridge the divide of hate. And, today, they should serve as a call to action to all of us, and to the Movement for LGBTQ equality.

Racial Discrimination and Violence Sparks a Revolution

Voices Speak Out Against Injustices

The world over, people are standing up in the fight against discrimination and social injustice after the death of many African-American individuals who were brought to their deaths by uncaring and racist people who used undue force against those whom they saw as unlike themselves.

In Memoriam: Part 3

The Community Continues to Mourn COVID-19 Losses

The LGBTQ community remembers these individuals who were lost to COVID-19.

In Memoriam: Part 2

COVID-19 Community Losses Continue

Philanthropist and LGBTQ advocate Robby Browne died on April 11 at his home in New York. He was 72 years old.

In Memoriam

LGBTQ People We Have Lost to COVID-19

As coronavirus cases continue to rise throughout the United States, the death toll increases, and we grapple with the full impact the disease will have on our communities.

COVID-19 TIPS

Health Concerns Spark Preventative Measures

We are providing some tips to help our readers navigate the coronavirus (COVID-19).