In Remembrance: Carl Patrick ‘Charles’ Hughes

Carl Patrick “Charles” Hughes, a founding member of the Baltimore Gay Alliance and Gay Community Center of Baltimore, died March 7th in his Charles Village home of 53 years. He was 78 and had been diagnosed with an inoperable aneurysm after suffering a heart attack in October. The aneurysm was the likely cause of his death. Cover image: Charles (right) and Scott Emmons at gay pride in New York in the 1970s Charles, also known as Buster, was born in Palm Beach, Florida, but lived most of his life in Baltimore City. He was the son of Joseph Hughes, a […]

Carolyn L. Massey July 24th, 1956 – March 16th, 2018

  ON APRIL 12TH, DOZENS OF FRIENDS, colleagues, family members and community members gathered at Nebo Christian Ministries, to celebrate the life of Carolyn Lynn (Covington) Massey, who touched the lives of so many, and whose legacy of service has inspired those around her to pick up that legacy and live it. Massey was born in Wadesboro, North Carolina, and grew up there and in New Jersey. In high school, she served as captain of the cheerleading squad, played basketball, and graduated with honors. She later studied business administration in college. She married James B. Massey Sr., and had two […]