At the end of September, Charlotte’s LGBT community received sad news — the closure of the landmark LGBTQ Law Center, a program of the Freedom Center for Social Justice.
History has been made. Well, folks think so, anyway. For possibly the first time, a North Carolina jurisdiction has said “No” to the state’s anti-LGBT constitutional amendment — recognizing all legally married couples.
You’ve heard it. You’ve condemned it. You think it’s anti-gay bigotry to say it. But, I’m going to say it again, as even former National Gay & Lesbian Task Force Executive Director Matt Foreman has in the past: HIV is a gay disease.
Two weeks ago, in the July 18, 2014, print edition, I wrote that North Carolina Gov. Pat McCrory had missed a unique opportunity to tip his hat in the direction of inclusion and set this state, his office and his party apart from anti-LGBT politics of division
On June 30, the U.S. Supreme Court struck a decisive blow to the rights of women and opened the door to continued abuses to other minorities.
This year, we celebrate the landmark 45th anniversary of the riots at Stonewall Inn, giving us time to pause and deeply reflect on our history, how far we’ve come as a community and where we’re going.
After years of missteps, doubt and worry, one singular truth has become more obvious with each passing day: Charlotte’s LGBT community has lost confidence in its LGBT Community Center of Charlotte.
“There’s an agenda that’s out in America right now that demands silence, especially from men and women who profess Jesus Christ and hold to his standards.”