A Queered Flag

In most every neighborhood where LGBTQ-identifying people live, the rainbow flag proudly waves in the background as a symbol of solidarity and acceptance. Its now a ubiquitous symbol of pride, of letting others now that “we’re here and proud”. Sometimes,…

Beyond the Safe Zone

This week in QueerLab, we discussed the politics of safer spaces in downtown Greensboro and the surrounding area. We talked about what makes or breaks a “safe” space, and how to construct one in our own community through our actions,…

Story Banking | April 11, 2013

Elena Rue of StoryMineMedia joined QueerLab this past week (April 11, 2013) to lead a workshop on video-based storytelling and interview technique. View some of the stories gathered during the workshop below:

Green Street Breaking New Ground

During a recent QueerLab session on March 21st, Molly Brummett visited Elsewhere to share stories and experiences about Green Street United Methodist Church’s recent Public Statement on Marriage in support of equitable treatment for all those interested in marriage. “On…

Queer Covers

  Greensboro, N.C. – I’m reporting alive from the campus of the University of North Carolina at Greensboro, inside the Elliott University Center’s art gallery with graduate student and organizer April Parker. Parker, who is president of the Progressive Library…

I.D.E.A. Session Captivates

Greensboro, NC – The Institute for Developing Electrifying Advancements (IDEA) was in full swing yesterday during the 1st planning session of I Don’t Do Boxes with a group of folks from around the Triad. We discussed ways anyone can contribute…

Mr. Northern

Greensboro, NC – On a chilly Saturday evening, Carrie and I drove up to Northern Guilford High School to support Morgan Hakala and her bid to win the 4th Annual Mr. Northern competition where “contestants come together in dance, talent…

Profile: QORDS

QORDS is “a week-long overnight summer camp for queer youth or youth of queer parents, with special focus on youth in the South”. The project organized by a team of folks in the Triad and Triangle areas of North Carolina…

Streetside with Carrie Hart

Greensboro, NC – I’m reporting a-live from the Green Bean Cafe with YouthSAFE organizer Carrie Hart, asking her to talk a little bit about QueerLab and our upcoming publication. Carrie Hart is the current organizer of YouthSAFE, a community-based group…

Now Seeking Storytellers

I Don’t Do Boxes is now seeking writers, bloggers, journalists, people, artists, makers, editors, storytellers to launch our first issue, exploring southern experience and collecting stories from a queer perspective I Don’t Do Boxes is a project of QueerLab, a…