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Weekend brimming with local Pride festivities

Fall Pride season climaxes with events in Durham, Columbia and Hickory

The Carolinas will experience a full slate of local LGBT Pride festivals and parades this weekend, with three events planned in Durham, Columbia and Hickory.

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Former city manager who blocked partner benefits appointed to Charlotte airport commission

If given FAA approval, new commission would set its own personnel policies

Former Charlotte City Manager Pam Syfert, who successfully blocked domestic partner benefits 10 years ago, has been appointed to the new Charlotte Douglas International Airport Commission.

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Greensboro group releases local LGBT primary endorsements

Greensboro City Council primary slated for Oct. 8

The Replacements, Ltd. Political Action Committee, formed to endorse LGBT-friendly candidates at the local, state and federal levels, has released its endorsements for the city’s Oct. 8 City Council primary election.

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N.C. official denies marriage licenses, but issues statement of support

Two gay couples request marriage licenses, are denied but official voices support

A local official charged with overseeing marriage and other licensing matters in Guilford County denied marriage licenses to two same-sex couples today, but issued a public statement in support of marriage equality and opposing laws which discriminate against same-sex couples.

Fall 2013 A&E Guide

A cornucopia of arts and and entertainment offerings to whet any appetite

Fall is already upon us and what better time than to share a great sampling of what’s available on the arts and entertainment scene.

Fall 2013 A&E Guide: Gay themes permeate 2013-14 theatre season

‘Book of Mormon,’ ‘Hedwig’ among LGBT-themed offerings

LGBT theatre patrons will face a healthy slate of familiar and new stage offerings in the upcoming 2013-2014 theatre season, including the hit Broadway musical “The Book of Mormon” and a local production of the classic “Hedwig and the Angry Inch.”