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NAACP Election Important to LGBTQ+ Community

Op-Ed

From day one, Rev. Corine Mack has led the Charlotte-Mecklenburg NAACP with a progressive lens. Her election as president of the Charlotte-Mecklenburg NAACP in January 2015 marked the start of an intersectional and inclusive path forward for the entrenched civil rights organization.

The six kinds of gay ‘straight’ hookups

Greensboro researcher and Missouri colleague study the same-sex experiences of straight-identified college students

A larger survey of some 24,000 college students, found that one out of four women and one out of eight men whose last “hookup” was with a same-sex partner also said they identified their sexual orientation as straight.

The Southern Gospel Closet

Writer explores gay singers and fans among the South's iconic Gospel scene

There was a time, and it was in my own lifetime, that Southern Gospel music was a form of gay escapism and that is worth remembering, if for nothing else, for its bewildering irony.