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

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

“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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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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According to The Hollywood Reporter, the streaming giant won't do business in N.C. while the remnants of the bathroom bill are still on the books. Read more


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"We pride ourselves on treating our clients like family." Read more

Pride Guide


Illustration by Steve Oliva

With that data, “we could start to talk about what are some effective ways to keep LGBTQ kids out of the system.” Read more

North Carolina

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    Queen Precious-Jewel Earth Zabriskie and Jacqueline White