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Essay: Transgender Youth

Perspectives of a Young Teen about Living Authentically

Oh, to be trans. Perpetually swimming in a rich gumbo of sweat, tears and the bitter blood of my breathless siblings. The candlelight services and balloon releases every November 20th shatter my sickly soul as I reflect on the crime that is to have a “girl brain” in a “boy body” housed in felonious ebony skin.

The arts are abloom

Theatre, Concerts, Dance, Music, Poetry, Celebrations, Comedy, Walks and Presentations Galore

Spring has sprung and so are the arts. Across the Queen City area, there are theatre presentations, music concerts and a host of other options to enjoy.

Western: Transgender Teen, Halloween Dance, Alliance Potluck

Carolinas News Notes

Transgender youth activist Rory Philbrick was the feature in a September issue of The Huffington Post, the Asheville Lesbian Social Club will hold a Halloween women’s dance on Oct. 21 and the Diversity Alliance of Asheville will hold a welcome newcomers’ potluck on Oct. 28.