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LGBTQ+ Youth

Suicide and Self-Harm Risks

What has often been underreported or used as a footnote, however, is the unique vulnerability of the LGBTQ community of adolescents and teens to both suicidal attempts and completions, as well as self-harm.

Spectrum undergoes rebirth

Formerly defunct LGBTQ+ group has first meeting of the year

Following several years of inactivity, Spectrum at the University of North Carolina at Charlotte (UNCC) had its first meeting in some time on Nov. 8.

Caring for the LGBTQ community

Inclusive churches and outreach programs

A closer look reveals that the city is home to more than a few organizations committed to assisting LGBTQ individuals in the fight against poverty and homelessness.

The spotlight isn’t just for the stage

Drag queens who lead the fight for LGBTQ progress

The ancient roots of the entertainment industry are inseparable from the concept of drag, although the term itself is a recent development. Men have dressed as women for performances from ancient Greece to Shakespearean times, even across continents as kabuki troupes demonstrate.

Jesse’s Journal: Equality March

For Unity and Pride

On Oct. 14, 1979, over 100,000 people (including this author) took part in the first March on Washington for Lesbian and Gay Rights. Since then, LGBT people and our allies marched on Washington in 1987, 1993, 2000 and 2009.

Op-Ed: Why LGBTQ people should care about Black Lives Matter

Minority solidarity and the importance of acknowledging privilege

Over Tuesday, Sept. 20, and Wednesday, Sept. 21, the world changed for me. Lying in my bed in the relative safety of my New Orleans apartment, I watched my home town become something entirely different than the place I thought it was.