Adam - Still 1

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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



Jade Wilson

In August, Sara Leone filed a grievance alleging that she was “subjected to a nonstop, hostile barrage of unethical work practices and verbiage.” Read more

Durham County


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



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


“I don’t think the police department needs any additional officers to meet our goals. They already have them.” Read more

Durham County


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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



Leigh Tauss

Several council members say they didn’t know about NeighborHealth’s affiliations. Read more

Wake County 3 Comments

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By Alex Boerner

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Letters to the Editor


Megan Howard

Other bills prohibit conversion therpay and establish a statewide nondiscrimination policy that includes sexual orientation and gender identity. Read more

North Carolina

And other things our readers told us this week. Read more

Letters to the Editor

Zainab Baloch on the young people who want to run Raleigh, and Durham grapples with adding density near downtown. Read more

North Carolina

Our guiding principle: All couples are uniquely beautiful and deserve to be celebrated for who they are, no matter who they are. Read more

Alternative Wedding Guide


Bob Karp

“I am not an issue; I am a person. If the church cannot accept me just as I am, then it has no place for me.” Read more

Alternative Wedding Guide

“I remember when Amendment 1 was being passed and how inhuman my now-wife and I felt.” Read more

Alternative Wedding Guide

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


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Still from These C*cksucking Tears, dir. Dan Taberski

Lavender Country performs with Paisley Fields and Severed Fingers at The Pinhook on Wednesday, Mar. 13. Read more

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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


Vernetta Alston, who is openly gay and an alum of the Immaculata Catholic School, was supposed to speak during a program on influential African-American women. Read more

Durham County

A new Sex Designation Form replaces a former requirement for a surgeon’s letter. Read more

North Carolina

That shit-eating grin. That smug condescension. That entitlement that comes from a lifetime of consequence-free privilege. I recognized it immediately. I grew up surrounded by it. Read more

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    Queen Precious-Jewel Earth Zabriskie and Jacqueline White