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Charlotte Barbershop is Recipient of Human Rights Campaign and SHOWTIME’s Queer to Stay

The buzzing sound of clippers fills a small barbershop tucked away at Salon Plaza off Galleria Blvd. in Charlotte. Owners Alicia Phillips, who goes by Brown, and Sakinah Dunlap are all smiles and laughter behind their masks. These two women know how to make you feel at home.

Marriage Equality Takes Center Stage

Op-Ed

This week, many of us are wondering if our marriages are in jeopardy after two Supreme Court justices re-stated their objection to marriage equality, which was decided in Obergefell v. Hodges in 2015. Justices Clarence Thomas and Samuel Alito believe a person’s religious beliefs should allow them to discriminate against LGBTQ people.

Wear Your Politics

Blue Chronicles

My head is cut off, but the T-shirt is an integral part of this edition of the #bluechronicles. We can’t let Trump supporters normalize his absurdity. I’m on a mission to wear social justice gear every day to promote my values.

Rufus Rules

An Interview with Rufus Wainwright

For those who have been counting (and patiently waiting), it’s been eight (!) years since Rufus Wainwright has released an album of original pop music. Rest assured that with “Unfollow the Rules” (BMG), Wainwright doesn’t disappoint.

Coronavirus Journal Four

Jesse's Journal

Since I wrote my last “Coronavirus Journal,” humanity has re-emerged from its self-imposed isolation, though sadly not enough to prevent new outbreaks of COVID-19.

Voting in America

How LGBTQ Organizations have Mobilized the Community

The Stonewall Riots were a response to police brutality and a system of oppression against LGBTQ people that had gone on for years. It was sparked by the bravery of black and brown young people and became a pivotal moment of visibility launching the modern gay rights movement and bringing our community out of the shadows and the closets that had been built around us