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New & old favorites: must-see queer TV

Diversity makes for fun on the small screen

I want my Queer TV. Has television ever been more diverse when it comes to transgender characters, drag queens and more? Check out these shows, and learn what all the buzz is about.

In Memoriam: A life celebrated and remembered

Gay Pioneer & Drag Legend Danny Leonard aka “Brandy Alexander” passes away at age 70

Over a hundred friends and family gathered in the early evening on Saturday, March 26 at Chaser’s Charlotte for the “Brandy Alexander Celebration of Life Memorial Service.” Danny Leonard [Brandy Leonard] passed away on Monday, March 21, 2016, at the age of 70.

Do young adults matter to your Charlotte LGBTQ organization?

Community Voices

For over 17 years I have had the privilege of being an advocate for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and questioning (LGBTQ) youth. Having been an LGBTQ leader as a young adult in college, I recall how difficult it was to find meaningful involvement in the local community beyond my campus group.

Pageant raises questions

Pride says rules, judging was fair

[Ed. Note — This writer was the host of the Charlotte Eagle’s Miss Pride Charlotte preliminary.] This year’s Pride Charlotte festival was a success — with as many as 12,000 attendees or more, no one can doubt it. But two weeks before the festival, the Miss Pride Charlotte Pageantry System didn’t manage to escape controversy …

Life Lessons

A father and his gay son

Sundays to many of us represent a day for worship, a day for family and a day for love. Since May 18, 2003, every Sunday has meant something different for me and my family. The six-year anniversary this May marks the day when I heard my father was killed. My dad, Fred Windmeyer, was walking …