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

North Carolina


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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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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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Photo by Oriana Koren

The series, tentatively titled "Sissy," will follow Tobi Gibran, a non-binary student who leaves North Carolina to pursue their dreams in New York City. Read more



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The U.S. Supreme Court will hear cases dealing with LGBTQ workplace discrimination on Tuesday. Read more

North Carolina

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photo by Harrison Stewart

Local comics retailer Siena Fallon delves into how comics shaped her LGBTQ identity and how she makes sure others can have the same experience, but with fewer impediments, in Ultimate Comics stores. Read more



Jade Wilson

“It felt like it was time for us to move into that gap we felt in the community.” Read more

Pride Guide

On the evil on conversion therapy (and the time I was subjected to “blasting prayer”) 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



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

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And other things our readers told us this week Read more

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

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    Photo by 20/20 Photo & Video

    Queen Precious-Jewel Earth Zabriskie and Jacqueline White