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#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.

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#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 …

Where do you live when you’re gay and gray?

Charlotte’s Senior LGBTQ Community Facing Challenges in Housing

Two elderly women, who had shared the same home for most of their adult lives, had begun to face health issues and physical challenges. Marriage Equality was somewhere in the distant future, and the couple had no legally binding paperwork to keep their relationship safe and protected. As their lives deteriorated, … family separated the two women by placing them in elder care facilities states apart from each other…

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10 Questions with Vic: Featuring Lea DeLaria

Comedian, Actress, Musician

Lea DeLaria seems to have achieved overnight stardom with her two-time Screen Actors Guild Award-winning, stand-out role as Carrie “Big Boo” Black in the Netflix hit series “Orange is the New Black.” However, DeLaria’s multi-faceted career as a comedian, actress and jazz musician has in fact spanned decades.

More than 50 shades

An interview with designer Sebastian Grey

The road to Bravo’s “Project Runway” hasn’t been as glamorous as you might think for fan-favorite contestant Sebastian Grey. He gave up a career in Colombia and arrived in the United States where he worked as a housekeeper in a hotel. Something good did come of that; it’s where he met his husband Matthew.

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Chat Rooms, Gay Bars and Coffee Shops, Oh My!

Tell Trinity

A reader asks: “Many issues back you answered a letter about a guy who wanted to meet dates without going to GLBTQ bars, chat rooms or other meeting places. You told him, ‘He can’t!’ and should rethink his attitude on these places. Well, I think your advice was crappy! I would’ve told him to ditch these places and keep his eyes peeled.”

#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.