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Trans Youth Wins Court Appeal

Beyond the Carolinas

The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit affirmed on Aug. 7 a lower court ruling that required a suburban Jacksonville, Fla. school district to treat transgender student Drew Adams equally by allowing equal access to the restroom that matches his gender.

Rugby Team Issues BLM Solidarity Statement

Carolinas News Notes

The Charlotte Royals Rugby Football Club, founded by and predominately comprised of queer men and allies, shared that they have always had the intention to stand with and for justice and equality for minority communities. “As a rugby club we are united and steadfast in our call for justice for the oppressed and believe fervently that black and brown lives matter,” they shared. The team issued a statement in response to recent social injustices and racism.

Remembering a Leader: Larry Kramer

In Memoriam: 1935-2020

We lost a great leader with the death of Larry Kramer. Larry was an accomplished man, earning a degree from Yale, an Academy Award nomination as a screenwriter, a two-time Obie winner, Pulitzer prize nominee and activist.

Study Find More Severity in LGBTQ Individuals Eating Disorders

Beyond the Carolinas

A new study published in the International Journal of Eating Disorders finds that eating disorder patients who identify as LGBTQ have more severe eating disorder symptoms, higher rates of trauma history and longer delays between diagnosis and treatment than heterosexual, cisgender patients.

‘What’s Your Pronoun? Beyond He & She’

Out in Print

Language is a funny thing. Words hurt, they sooth, and in today’s world, a “pronoun without sex is… sexy.” We ask ourselves, and others, which ones to use as “an invitation to declare, to honor, or to reject, not just a pronoun, but a gender identity.”

Transgender youth treatment options

A Look at What’s Available for the Young

The medical treatment options for transgender youth include both psychological and social therapies, in addition to measures taken to better align an individual’s physical exterior with their gender identity.

Our People: Peyton-Namir Johnson

Son, Friend, Producer

Peyton-Namir Johnson, 20, is doing his part in the LGBTQ community by serving on Time Out Youth Center’s (TOY) Youth Senate leadership team, whose primary purpose is to ensure that the center’s youth have a platform to share their ideas and to voice any concerns they may have.