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Charlotte Pride highlights queer talent in 2019

Entertainers at This Year’s Festival Dish on Their Art and Community

The Charlotte Pride Festival and Parade is just around the corner — and with it comes an awesome line-up of entertainment on both the Wells Fargo main stage and Truliant Federal Credit Union community stage.

S.C. welcomes black Pride

Carolinas News Notes

The 14th Annual South Carolina Black Gay Pride, “Speak Now!!!,” will be held from Aug. 22-25 at several venues across the capital city.

#TeamPregnantDad: Resources

Resources, help available for transgender people in Charlotte and beyond

The Charlotte Observer provided this abbreviated list of resources to accompany #TeamPregnantDad, a five-part news series that follows Liam Johns, a transgender man from Charlotte, on his journey from pregnancy to fatherhood.

#TeamPregnantDad: Misgendering

What does it mean to misgender a transgender person?

Liam was born female and began, in his late teens, transitioning to male. He went to several doctors before finding one who would agree to start him on testosterone. Others acted awkwardly when he told them he was transitioning and said they’d never prescribed hormones for a trans patient before.

#TeamPregnantDad: Epilogue

Becoming ‘Us.’ Here’s where Liam, Duane and Cypress are now.

[Editor’s Note: As a publishing partner with The Charlotte Observer, qnotes is republishing this multi-part storyline so our readers can have direct access to this remarkable feature. It is republished with permission and will be carried on Tuesdays and Thursdays until complete.] by Anna Douglas, Published in The Charlotte Observer on May 7, Updated on May 9 The …

AFFA responds to Stuckey murder

Carolinas News Notes

The Alliance for Full Acceptance (AFFA) has responded to the murder of Denali Berries Stuckey, a local transgender woman, on July 20. AFFA, Charleston Pride, We Are Family, Charleston Area Transgender Support, Charleston Black Pride, SC Equality and other community leaders organized a vigil in Stuckey’s memory on July 22 at the Equality Hub space.

#TeamPregnantDad: Chapter 5

Raising Cypress

Before Cypress was born, Liam and Duane spent months preparing a homecoming. They wanted a bigger car with more room for a car seat so they bought a new Jeep the first week they learned Liam was pregnant.