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A Survivor of ‘Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell’ and Cancer

She Just Became a Major — On Her Porch

The UNC Charlotte alumna learned last summer that the U.S. Air Force would promote her to major this May, and she was excited by the prospect of her 3-year-old daughter Shiloh pinning the new rank insignia on her uniform in a formal military ceremony full of pomp and circumstance followed by a party packed with loved ones.

Mental Health Support

How Telehealth is Helping with Added Stressors During COVID-19

Caused by higher numbers in unemployment, reduced access to care and ongoing discrimination, the mental health and wellness of queer people is a growing casualty in the coronavirus pandemic.

Oregon and Nebraska Continue with Primaries

Primary Watch: Pandemic Challenges Thwart Georgia and Kentucky Election Process

Despite a number of obstacles being presented in the wake of a global pandemic, the 2020 presidential primary elections are prevailing.

In Memoriam: Part 3

The Community Continues to Mourn COVID-19 Losses

The LGBTQ community remembers these individuals who were lost to COVID-19.

HRC Rallies Behind Biden

How LGBTQ Organizations Have Mobilized the Community

“We’re bringing people in,” says Lucas Acosta, national press secretary for campaigns at HRC. “We are making sure that every person is getting out to vote, but also the people who have been voting and have been voting consistently — we need to move them up the ladder of engagement.”

Biden Wins Ohio and Kansas Primaries

Primary Watch: 2020 Primary Season to Linger on Amid Pandemic and Biden Appoints Openly-Gay Campaign Manager

If one thing is true of the 2020 Democratic primary elections, they are sure to leave a mark in U.S. history as being one of the longest and most drawn-out primary elections the country has ever seen. Voting delays are now considered the norm.

Part 2: God loves San Francisco, not so the evangelicals

Op-Ed

As I wrote previously, God’s chosen people during this time must be the LGBTQ community, at least according to the standards used by Evangelicals, the Religious Right and even some Republican politicians. After all, they said AIDS was God’s wrath against gays.

Conspiracies, Family, Death and Discovery

Health & Wellness: Coping with big changes during the 2020 COVID-19 pandemic

I don’t know what switch got flipped, but I’ve already received three messages this morning related to conspiracies. What I’m about to share isn’t bragging or boasting, it’s an expression of gratitude.

A Virtual Walk

The 2020 AIDS WALK CLT Goes Online During COVID-19

In its 24th year, AIDS WALK Charlotte is one of the largest HIV awareness and fundraising events in the Carolinas. Due to shelter-in-place orders, this year’s event has gone virtual.