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James Michael Nichols

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Design by Annie Maynard and Rudi Petry

In many ways, the LGBTQ rights movement boils down to issues of access and safety. Read more

North Carolina

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Photo by Jade Wilson

After an anti-bullying forum went viral, Durham’s favorite drag queen and LGBTQ leader turned their spotlight back on their community Read more

North Carolina

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Photo illustration by Shan Stumpf

The state Department of Public Safety wouldn’t move a transgender inmate to a women’s prison—until she and a coalition of advocates fought back Read more

North Carolina

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Jade Wilson

Calhoun's Lump exhibit, "Whispers from Wizard Mountain," playfully and personally explores everything from illuminated manuscripts to the gay wizards of pop culture. Read more

Art

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Jade Wilson

We’re here. We’re queer. Come hang with us. Read more

Finder

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Pride: Durham, NC

Including the big one. Read more

Pride Guide

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The directorial debut by Rhys Ernst, a former "Transparent" producer who grew up in Chapel Hill, is an at once charming and deeply uncomfortable portrayal of queer romance. Read more

Screen

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Photo by Huthphoto

Durham's long-running, landmark LGBTQ film festival is updating its name and programming to reflect changing times. Read more

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Photo by Jade Wilson

In its second year at The Wicked Witch, the noise-and-experimental music festival is developing its vision for diversity and inclusion in Raleigh. Read more

Features

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Annie Maynard

Progress is a tricky thing to measure, especially for a community as diverse as those living under the linguistic umbrella LGBTQ. Read more

Longform

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Photo by Matthew Trower

The House of Coxx, a mainstay of the Triangle scene, recently added an early all-ages show so that kids can experience the progressive potential of drag. Read more

Stage

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In the year 2028, a pair of artistic collaborators use their white-male privilege to build a rocket ship and escape the misogynistic dystopia of Earth. Read more

Art

Mayo Supreme is an in-your-face wrestling match with the white supremacy embedded in the structure of not just America, but of the world. Read more

Reviews 2 Comments

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"Punk is gay as shit, queer as shit, brown as shit, all of these different things." Read more

Features 1 Comments

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Courtesy of PrecisionLender

“We want to make sure we’re reaching people who don’t otherwise have access to a really specialized, technical area.” Read more

North Carolina

Tobia brings Sissy: A Coming-Of-Gender Story to Quail Ridge Books on Thursday, Mar. 7. Read more

Page

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photo by Madeline Gray

When Timothy Lemuel opened Ruby Deluxe in Raleigh, he wanted to fill a gap in the Triangle’s queer scene while creating another space for creative types to hang out downtown. Read more

Stage

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We spoke with Lachlan Watson—and their mom—about Raleigh love, sudden success, and new horizons in nonbinary representation. Read more

Screen

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Photo by Nolan Smock

Runaway was so much more than a fashion brand. It was the embodiment of the culture of a new, young Durham that also respected its roots. Read more

Art