An alleged assault of a transgender patron at a nightclub in Greensboro last weekend has prompted community conversation and action, and proves the need for public accommodations protections for members of the LGBT community.
LGBT community groups in Charlotte and North Carolina are renewing their lobbying and education efforts on a package of local non-discrimination ordinances voted down by City Council in the spring.
One academic has given us much more to chew on, taking a brief historical overview of how conservatives have used bathroom politics to attack minorities for nearly a century.
The world must be a pretty scary place if Donald Trump, Ben Carson and Lord God King David Michael Rice are legitimate Republican choices for leadership.
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.
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.
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.
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.
All four magistrates in McDowell County, N.C., have opted to take advantage of North Carolina’s anti-LGBT magistrate refusal bill, citing their religious beliefs against same-gender marriage, according to a report today from WLOS.
You might not think there’s any LGBT interest in boring city zoning regulations. But there is, and Charlotte’s zoning laws have in the past been detrimental to and discriminatory toward the LGBT community. It’s all part of a larger picture wherein local laws and ordinances — zoning, licensing, policing and more — have a direct effect on the lives of LGBT residents and business owners.