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The UNC LGBTQ Center honors Transgender Day of Remembrance in 2014. Photo by Ani Garrigo.

UNC community recognizes Transgender Day of Remembrance

Transgender Day of Remembrance was held around the world on Monday to memorialize the lives of transgender and non-binary individuals who have been murdered because of their identities and to raise awareness regarding high rates of violence against the transgender community. Students and faculty at UNC also took part in the annual observance. 


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Tar Heels share their stories on National Coming Out Day

On this 29th anniversary of National Coming Out Day, coming out still matters. The day, which recognizes those who have publicly disclosed being a member or ally of the LGBTQ community, was first established in 1987 and its significance continues to evolve for UNC students. Staff writer Abby Cantrell asked UNC students to share their stories and advice for those who have not publicly come out. 


UNC scores well in LGBTQ athlete survey

In the world of sports, physical talent is often the only thing fans see from the stands. For Stephen Bickford, a former UNC men's soccer player who was a first-year in 2005, a secret loomed over that talent in a way he felt no one could understand.


LGBTQ Center of Durham hosts zine festival

The LBGTQ Center of Durham isn’t exactly what one might expect when imagining a center created to act as a network of support for Durham’s queer community: it’s a large purple house, and on Saturday, it was a packed one.