Recent News & Features
Activist says LGBT patients deserve better, Brunstetter closely associated with legislated bigotry
One of the largest healthcare systems in North Carolina is taking criticism for its decision to hire a state lawmaker known as the “architect” of North Carolina’s 2012 anti-LGBT constitutional amendment banning same-sex marriage.
Update: Similar vandalism to LGBT Center flags reported
The staff of a local LGBT youth center say a rainbow flag posted on a flagpole on their property in NoDa was missing when they showed up for work this morning.
PHOTOS: LGBT-friendly Kinsey steps down as mayor, Maddalon leaves Mayfield as only openly gay member of Charlotte City Council
Democrat Patrick Cannon was sworn-in as Charlotte’s new mayor on Monday night, promising an emphasis on jobs, the economy and community safety, while five new members of City Council joined returning members to jump start a new session in local government.
Newly-installed Mayor Patrick Cannon and Mayor Pro Tem Michael Barnes have less-than-appealing positions on inclusion, experience with LGBT residents
New members of the Charlotte City Council, along with new Mayor Patrick Cannon, took their oaths of office on Monday night, also electing a new mayor pro tempore in a split vote that could create a power shift from more progressive leaders who have been recently outspoken on their support for LGBT residents.
World AIDS Day falls on Sunday this year and several events are planned in Charlotte to commemorate the day, just as families and friends are wrapping up their Thanksgiving holiday weekends.
$10,000 gift precedes "#GivingTuesday," national day of giving
The Scorpio, a local bar popular with the LGBT community, has become a national sponsor of the locally-based Campus Pride, a national organization for student leaders and college groups works to create safer environments for LGBT students on college and university campuses.