Tuesday’s election brought in successes and losses for North Carolina’s openly gay candidates, reducing the overall total of open elected leadership for the state’s LGBT residents.
Tuesday’s election results offer us a unique context now for tackling the challenges and opportunities Charlotte’s LGBT community will face in the weeks, months and years to come.
My vote on election day isn’t revolutionary; perhaps it was in 1788, but not anymore. I’m white and I’m male. I come from a land-owning family. I’m doing what people like me have been doing since the Revolution.
For Charlotte’s LGBT residents, the results of Tuesday’s election will prove themselves a decisive, landmark moment in our community’s history. Plus: Election predictions
It was one year ago today — Oct. 13, 2014 — that dozens of anxious, happy couples lined up early on a drizzly Monday morning awaiting for the Mecklenburg County Register of Deeds office to open on the first full day of legal marriage for LGBT couples in Charlotte.
On Tuesday, voters will again head to the polls for the final match-up between incumbent Democratic Mayor Dan Clodfelter and candidate Jennifer Roberts.
Looking back on my experiences as a child and teen, there are five important things about being gay, having sex with other guys and other sexual health lessons that I should have been taught in sex ed classes.
The growing Charlotte LGBTQ Community Archive now has a name — three of them. The collection of historical papers and materials received its official naming at the University of North Carolina-Charlotte on Thursday, with honors going to two longtime community leaders and a transgender youth leader who died earlier this year.
A right-wing candidate for mayor in Kings Mountain, N.C. — less than an hour from Charlotte and home to North Carolina House Speaker Tim Moore — says he’d use Kentucky county clerk Kim Davis as his model for how to govern… and take it just a few too many steps too far.
The North Carolina House of Representatives passed a slight — but highly significant — change to state sexuality education curriculum yesterday.
Commentary and a breakdown of Charlotte municipal primary results, including thoughts on the LGBT vote and efforts to pass an LGBT-inclusive non-discrimination ordinance with a new City Council.
Live updates the evening of Tuesday, Sept. 15, 2015, as Charlotte reviews results from today’s municipal primary election. Up for grabs are the Democratic and Republican nominations for mayor, as well as Democratic nominations for several at-large seats and district races.
No one doubts it — this year’s municipal elections in Charlotte are tough. After much thought, I’ve finally come to a decision on who I’ll cast my ballot for in primary elections on Tuesday.
As we near primary election day, it became increasingly important to hear directly from the community’s top two picks for mayor. My Q&As with Dan Clodfelter and Jennifer Roberts.