LGBTQ Faith & Spirituality
Bergan Mackie, stage name Beaulah Land, is a young drag queen who was born in Asheville and grew up in Mars Hill North Carolina. They grew up on a small farm in a close Christian community and as a kid has dreams of leaving for the big city but over time has fallen in love with mountain culture. Knowing they …
Zeke has been at the forefront of the fight for transgender rights in Western North Carolina and in local discussions about the centrality of bar culture in the LGBTQ community. He describes his deep commitment to faith and to family.
Jessica, a proud transgender veteran, was a co-founder of one of the earliest transgender organizations in the country. She offers the perspective of one who has watched our community and the transgender rights movement evolve over several decades.