Dating back to the Stonewall riots, allyship has been a vital component in the continued fight against the oppression, discrimination, social injustice and inequality plagued by the LGBTQ community. Simply put, an ally, also referred to as a straight ally to distinguish from other types of allyship, is someone who in some way supports LGBTQ people.
At first, it seems spontaneous: parents who enjoy their interests naturally display those passions to small children who are dragged along for the ride. The child observes and absorbs until one day, parental interest becomes child’s obsession. And in “The Truths We Hold” by Kamala Harris, that’s how a politician is made.
Powerhouse media personality has partnered with creative agency to launch (YAE), a social impact campaign and national relief fund that awards grants to grassroots organizations and mutual aid networks working directly with vulnerable communities disproportionately impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic.
I saw my first physique magazine when I was 13 years old (1966), in a newsstand in downtown Miami. Though I did not yet know what I was, I knew that I found other men attractive, and I was instinctively drawn to the magazines’ models, who were completely naked from the back or tastefully covered with a posing strap upfront.
Former North Carolinian, South Florida activist, religious cantorial leader and community volunteer Michael Robert Greenspan died last month after a long illness, Dining Out for Life will be held in three Carolinas locations and the ACLU of North Carolina is having a membership meeting to boost activism.
The Community Foundation of Gaston County awarded the House of Mercy a grant, Lara Americo shows resistance, iconic play ‘The Children’s Hour’ comes to the University of North Carolina at Charlotte’s Belk Theatre, the Small Business Administration is holding an executive leaders class, youth artists are being sought for a specialize exhibit at the Mint Museum, PFLAG Concord/Kannapolis is hosting a fundraiser, Equality North Carolina and Time Out Youth Center have united in a youth initiative and trans child story has been shared.