NC Trans Pride in Action will present their NC Trans Pride 2015 celebration on Sept. 20, 12-6 p.m., at Caldcleugh Multicultural Arts Center, 1700 Orchard St.
The North Carolina General Assembly opened for its new year of business on Jan. 14. With the opening of its new session comes a new opportunity to make progress on further LGBT equality initiatives.
As we ring in the New Year, it is with a sadness that, though we are in 2015, ignorance and fear still run amuck in regard to transgender/gender non-conforming issues and the people who strive to live in truth.
In my early teens, I started meeting and befriending LGBT teens. I saw firsthand how painful their parents and families reactions were and how much impact they had in the lives of these people.
When I first entered my creative writing Master’s program at Full Sail University, I wanted to tell the story of how power is used to take advantage of the weak. I was determined to expose social and cultural ills; I was ready to show no mercy.