It was a North Carolina author, Thomas Wolfe, who wrote “You Can’t Go Home Again.” My partner Anne decided to ignore him and go home to North Carolina anyway.
The statistics are scary. In places like Washington, D.C., and 19 of the largest U.S. cities, the facts and figures take on new meaning, as more and more people contract HIV and are left to live with the disease, the cultural and institutional stigma and health disparities.
Dan Kirsch, the onetime visionary behind OutCharlotte and The Charlotte Lesbian & Gay Center, has stepped down as executive and artistic director of Diversionary Theatre.
Regional AIDS Interfaith Network (RAIN) is looking for donations for its client services pantry, especially during these economically-trying times.
— The LGBT Center of Raleigh has been selected as the “Tip for a Cause” for December by the Aveda Institute, 200 W. Franklin St. Visit the facility for any service (i.e., hair cut, color, facial or nail service, etc.) and 100 percent of all tips will be contributed to the Center.
The Adam Foundation’s 1st Annual Holiday Social will be held on Dec. 2, 5:30 p.m., at Finnigan’s Wake, 620 N Trade St.
AIDS Leadership Foothills-area Alliance (ALFA) will partner with a host of community agencies on Dec. 1 in observance of World AIDS Day. Mitchell Gold and Bob Williams will be honored with the inaugural Legacy Award at ALFA’s Winter Gala on Dec. 5.
It is the season for high school seniors to begin thinking seriously about applying for college or university admissions. Grades from years’ past, all the activities of students engaged in — from student government and plays, to sports and civic service credits — are being counted.
Gather ‘round, kiddies — the Thanksgiving table, that is! Let’s pour tea about some contests that have taken place recently, but I’ll also mention some shows that I’ve seen, too.
Welcome December and the array of planets that dance in and out of Capricorn and Sagittarius. Let the energies flow as easily as the egg nog. Santa wants to know if you’ve been naughty or nice. Think before responding — you know sometime naughties get the better gift.