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Front and center:

What you didn’t know about HRC 01

A bit of L.A. in the O.C. 16

The Look of Love 16

Articles:

ENC lays legislative session plan 07

Law on anti-trans discrimination vague 06

Raleigh pros work to bring summit 05

Trans worker sues city 06

Features:

Carolina LGBT-friendly corps 05

Columns:

Anything But Straight 20

Community Cards 20/21/22/23

Drag Rag 18

Editor’s Note 04

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General Gayety 21

Lockdown 23

News Notes: Domestic 09

News Notes: Global 08

News Notes: NC 10

News Notes: SC 12

Out and About 26

Out in the Stars 24

Q-Poll 04

TalkBack 04

Tell Trinity 25

Editorial Contributors:

Frank Benedetti, Wayne Besen, Dwayne J.

Briscoe, Matt Comer, Maria David, J. Lynn

Davidson, E/The Environmental Magazine,

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Charlene Lichtenstein, Lainey Millen,

Franco Ordoñez, Leslie Robinson, John

Rubin, David Stout, Gary Trowbridge,

Trinity, Joseph Urbaniak

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