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Our People: Marco Reed

Gay Charlotte Police Officer Tries His Hand at Acting and Producing

What do you get when you combine a police officer with a film creator? You get Marco Reed.

Our People: Maks Gomez

Activist, Massage Therapist, Actor

Maks Gomez knew at an early age that something was not right. His body was assigned female at birth. He felt out of place and unhappy with the reflection in the mirror. It was in his early thirties when he was able to reckon with the fact that he was transgender.

Frank Talk

An Interview with Actor Peter Macdissi

“Uncle Frank” (Amazon Studios), the second full-length feature from gay, Oscar-winning screenwriter and director Alan Ball (“True Blood,” “Six Feet Under”), takes us back to the last half of the 20th century, and the less tolerant South.

The Intersection of LGBTQ History and Disability

LGBTQ History Month Retrospectives from the LGBT History Project

Disabled people have long been hidden from history, and unsurprisingly, disabled LGBTQ historical figures too have been hidden. The LGBTQ community itself has been slow to address disability as an issue, yet some of the most beloved and most commonly invoked LGBTQ historical figures also had disabilities…

Interview: Phillip Keene

A Conversation About Abandonment and Compassion

Phillip Keene is an LGBTQ actor and activist. He played the ongoing roll of “Buzz Watson” on the TV series “The Closer” and its spinoff “Major Crimes.” He has been with his husband, James Duff, since 1993, and they married in 2013.

10 Questions by Vic: Featuring Kit Williamson

Actor, Filmmaker, Writer, Producer

It has been a long journey and years of perseverance for Kit Williamson to reach the pinnacle of success in Hollywood. He writes, produces and stars in Netflix’s hit show “EastSiders,” nominated for eight Emmy Awards and translated into more than 30 languages.

10 Questions with Vic: Featuring Elizabeth ‘Lizzy’ Small

Actor, Performer, Dancer, Singer/Songwriter, Community Advocate, Counselor

As a performer, Elizabeth “Lizzy” Small is a “triple threat.” She started her professional career with a series regular role on “Hip Hop Harry” for Discovery Kids/TLC and she has appeared in over 70 national commercials, music videos and several variety shows.

Jake Borelli: Truly the Real Deal

‘Grey’s’ Actor Brings Talents to Small Screen

If you have ever spent time in a hospital, you are probably familiar with the term, “STAT,” a fast-moving response to an urgent situation. In a lot of ways, STAT can also apply to the career of Jake Borelli of ABC’s iconic “Grey’s Anatomy.”