In March, I’ll travel to Philadelphia for an LGBT journalism conference and back down home for Gaston County’s first LGBTQ education, awareness and organizing conference.
2015 will prove to be both an exciting and challenging year for me. I can’t spill all the beans yet, but I’m looking forward to where we might go together as the next few weeks and months pass by.
Below is an open letter I penned today and sent to several members of the Winston-Salem community, including officers of the Forsyth County Democratic Party.
Do journalists and news outlets have a responsibility to include information about an institution’s extremist discriminatory policies when writing about them?
Ever since I began posting — either on social media or here at my blog — about the recent unrest and protests over police violence, police brutality and racial profiling, I’ve been met with a deluge of criticisms, arguments and insults from those who, quite honestly, seem to favor the status quo over any substantive social change toward equality.
They attacked cops, after hitting them with personal items, resisting arrest and escaping detainment. They hurled bottles and other debris through the air.
If you’re online on Giving Tuesday, you’ll be inundated with requests for donations for non-profits.
On Thursday evening, Mecklenburg County Commissioner Pat Cotham shared on Facebook a hand-drawn map analyzing, by precinct, the results of the at-large commissioner election earlier this month.
There are no words that can ever accurately describe the tremendous pain and suffering family members and friends feel at the loss of a loved one — even more so when that loss comes unexpectedly at great pain and trauma.
[The first “Dear Michael Weinstein,” tackled Weinstein’s and his AIDS Healthcare Foundation’s advertising campaign this week against pre-exposure prophylaxis and the use of Truvada, along with their ridiculous notions about some “condom culture.” If you missed it, check it out here.] Michael Weinstein’s AIDS Healthcare Foundation’s ads against the use of Truvada as a pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) are making their rounds in newspapers across the country this week.