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.
Ballet impresario Serge Diaghilev told associates to “Épater le bourgeois” — to shock bourgeois audiences — which is one reason he could never hold a full-time job in Charlotte’s cultural community.
The gays have had a pretty good run this year. From marriage equality and more gay and gay-friendly celebs than you can shake a stick at, it’s been a mighty fine ride here lately. Music hasn’t been immune.
The LGBT Center of Raleigh, 411 Hillsborough Rd., has announced their Fifth Annual LGBT Center Gala and Awards winners.
North Carolina’s longest-running LGBT Pride festival and parade returns to Durham at the end of the month. Both events, featuring festival vendors of all varieties and the iconic 29th NC Pride Parade, are slated for Sept. 28. A variety of nightlife and other community events are scheduled across the Triangle throughout the weekend.