A luncheon for current students and prospective members of the LGBT faculty and staff network at North Carolina State University will be held on Nov. 24, 12 p.m., in the Witherspoon Student Center, African-American Cultural Center.
At a time when many states continue to drag their feet on fully-inclusive LGBT laws and policies, the nation’s cities are stepping up in record numbers to ensure that all people are treated equally, according to a report issued Nov. 12 by the Human Rights Campaign (HRC), the nation’s largest LGBT civil rights organization.
A reader asks: “I’m a black male, out of the closet 10 years and part of the gay underground ball culture, House of Miyake-Mugler to be exact. I’ve been to balls across the nation, yet never meet a white member of any house [Trinity, please tell me you saw ‘Paris is Burning’]. Whites don’t find voguing, runway walking, battling or MC’ing as a part of their nightlife. We blacks would die without it. On the flipside, I don’t see many blacks going to white nightclubs. Why have whites never been part of the Ballroom/Vogue Culture?”