Anti-HB2 activists have started a yard sign campaign, Vox Virorum Men’s Chorus is holding auditions, the ENC Gala date has been set, an AIDS walk is stepping out and a crowdfunding effort is underway for a Power Company reunion.
For decades, drag has been a staple of the LGBT community. Dating back to the era of activism of drag queens at The Stonewall Inn in New York, N.Y., to today’s visibility through Pride festivals and television shows like “RuPaul’s Drag Race,” it’s never been as open and accepted as it is today.
Teens are staging a “Bat Boy” production, a post conference meeting for Methodist upcoming, SAGE is conducting an elder survey, ADAP is included in state budget, Young Democrats selected for convention and Adam & Eve releases its adult survey results.
The Crape Myrtle Festival’s Drag Brunch, held on June 19 at Indio Lounge, 222 Glenwood Ave., was able to contribute $1,000 from the money that was collected at the event to go to the GLBT Community Center of Central Florida as part of support recovery efforts in Orlando, Fla.
Finding information and resources during retirement and the golden years is difficult even for the most savvy of seniors. But LGBT elders have a particularly difficult time because until recently there did not appear to be that many resources available to them.
June is heralded as the month that the LGBT rights movement began. Out from the Greenwich Village’s Stonewall Inn, a band of courageous individuals fought back against the system to demand rights and respect from their community and neighbors.
The Raleigh Business and Professional Network meeting welcomes Charles Phaneuf and Total Engagement Consulting by Stan Kimer has developed an assessment test on company progression on transgender diversity.
As 2015 gets put to bed in a couple of weeks, many of the community’s organizations and its leaders have dreams about their future or that of the world at large. Some of these wishes may be easily achieved, but others can take longer and will require much more effort.