Snapchat’s ‘Growing Up Is A Drag’ Follows Teen Queens As They Come Of Age

Catch a sneak peek at the inclusive docuseries, which debuts Dec. 17. more…

Mika Brzezinski Apologizes On-Air For ‘Butt Boy’ Slur: ‘I Am Really, Really Sorry’

"My father would have found it so unbecoming and disrespectful and he would have told me," the "Morning Joe" co-host told viewers. more…

‘Wizard of Oz’ in the Queen City

“You have some queer friends, Dorothy,” says Polychrome in “The Road to Oz” (the 1909 sequel to “The Wonderful Wizard of Oz,” the first of L. Frank Baum’s Oz novels). more…

It’s the season for giving

It’s the season to be jolly, merry and gay. It’s also an important time of the year to support LGBTQ organizations who support the community in any way possible so that they can continue to offer the community vital services, solace and more. more…

Get set for holiday hosting

The holidays are quickly approaching and those who are hosting in-town and out-of-town guests are busy making preparations for tasty meals and enjoyable, entertaining time together. Keeping everyone happy and engaged is no small job. more…

Buff Faye’s 2nd Annual Favorite Things

I know you were waiting for it. It’s my second annual Buff Faye’s Favorite Things, just in time for your Holiday shopping. Finding that special gift for your lover, or maybe even a special drag queen, is seldom easy. more…

Home for the Holidays

Ahh… the winter holiday season is here. It’s time for parties, festive entertainments and gatherings with family. more…

Our People: Billy Maddalon

Billy Maddalon, a prominent Charlotte business owner, community leader and, most importantly, husband and father, has devoted decades to his role as proprietor of the VanLandingham Estate and the Morehead Inn. more…

‘Perfectly Clear’

LeClair’s mother helped her get a job selling L. Ron Hubbard training materials for Sterling Management, an organization run by Scientologists. more…

MCC pastor nets grant to for LGBTQ, HIV prisoners

Rev. Martha Daniels, pastor at Holy Covenant Metropolitan Community Church in Brookfield, Ill., was among those selected to receive a 2019 Pastoral Study Project (PSP) grant from the Louisville Institute. more…

Arcus opens social justice grant apps

The Arcus Foundation published a Request for Concepts, the initial step in a streamlined process for organizations to apply for Arcus funding to support LGBTQ social justice work. more…

Chamber names gala awardees

The Charlotte LGBT Chamber of Commerce has announced this it will honor business leaders and professionals from the area at its “Shimmer, shine…success!” annual meeting and awards gala on Dec. 18. more…

Book tackles diversity

Everyone’s family structure is different and literature that supports and champions family structure diversity is highlighted in Mera Malik’s “Om, The Enchanted, Big World, Little Om, Volume I.” more…

LGB less likely to have guns

A new study on gun ownership and attitudes conducted by the Williams Institute at the University of California, Los Angeles School of Law reports that LGB adults are about half as likely to have guns at home compared to those who are straight. more…

News Briefs 12.14.18

News from across the globe for 12.14.18. more…

How long is too long before the first kiss?

A reader asks: "I’m openly gay and have been seeing a closeted guy for a couple of weeks. He hasn’t even kissed me yet. Am I wasting my time?" more…

Justice Department Asks Supreme Court To Allow Transgender Military Ban On Interim Basis

Trump initially announced the ban in a series of tweets last July, prompting outcry from civil rights groups and a bevy of court challenges. more…

Broadway’s Norm Lewis Records Christmas Album In Divisive Times To Bring ‘Joy’

The “Porgy and Bess” star’s holiday collection makes allusions to climate change and women’s rights. more…