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It's a rare relationship that can last for 35 years, let alone remain strong and supportive through the trials of health crises. That's just what Susan Miller, 58, and Cyteria Knight, 60, have: A love that flourishes no matter what fate flings their way.
History has been made for the LGBTQ community over the past several decades, but preserving that history is as important as the events themselves.
Big Mamma's House of Burlesque has given the Charlotte entertainment scene a spice of sex and variety for over a decade. Now in the beginning of its 11th season, the troupe is made up of acts much more unique than a simple striptease show.
Time Out Youth Center (TOY) has received the most generous donation of its lifetime as Sarah Belk Gambrell (of Belk department stores fame) has announced that her Gambrell Family Foundation will give $1.5 million to the organization.
A bill introduced in the North Carolina General Assembly (NCGA) would expand state hate crime statutes to include crimes against individuals based on sexual orientation, gender, gender identity and disability.
Trey Pearson found success at a young age, signing a contract with Christian label Flicker Records, based in Tennessee, after just one year of college. Coming out as gay shook up his career - but freed him as an artist and a person.
Due to the intersection of racism and transphobia, transgender people of color experience increased hardships, often struggling to remain safe, employed and in adequate housing due to rampant discrimination.
Life as an LGBTQ person experiencing homelessness or housing insecurity, always a difficult scenario, might get that much harder.
Long one of the most proactive of Charlotte's LGBTQ nonprofits, Time Out Youth Center (TOY) is currently remodeling their newly-purchased facilities at 3800 Monroe Rd. in east Charlotte, N.C.
The unsolved murder of Franklin Freeman, who performed drag as Aretha Scott, was suspected to involve the police. Freeman died just five days before he was scheduled to testify against a police department member.
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