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The battle for LGBTQ rights in 2016 was a long, hard slog, with North Carolina at the center of the fight, after the passage of House Bill 2. However, 2017 looks to be even worse.
In the age of sexual liberation, LGBTQ people still fight for acceptance. But even within the community, there is a repressed subculture: Queer kinksters.
It is important to remember those who fought from a place of intersection. LGBTQ civil rights leaders must also be immortalized alongside icons like Martin Luther King, Jr.,, because their voices are too often silenced by their difference.
Tammy Shaklee wants everyone to find their match in time for Valentine's Day, but if that's too fast, then she has some tips for connecting singles with someone with whom to share dating, romance and possibly a long-term relationship or marriage.
Filmmaker Anthony Williams was all smiles at his North Carolina red carpet premiere of his gay-themed independent film project "Thicker Than Blood" on Feb. 1.
Internet rumors ran amok when multiple White House pages disappeared on inauguration day. In reality, the pages were moved to a different URL, ObamaWhiteHouse.gov, but their absence from the official White House site is no less alarming.
The U.S. Supreme Court (SCOTUS) recently heard arguments regarding the fairness of legislative districts that a three-judge district court panel had held to be unconstitutionally gerrymandered.
Lonnie Billard filed suit against the Charlotte Catholic High School who fired him once his marriage plans were made public on a Facebook post.
Janice Covington Allison is protesting at the Human Rights Campaign Gala in Charlotte, N.C., on Feb. 4.
On Dec. 29, 2016, the Board of Directors of Time Out Youth Center (TOY) closed on the purchase of its first permanent location since the organization was established 25 years ago.