New Shelter Funding System A Boon For Some, Problem For Others

13 West Virginia shelters applied for state funding this year, but ultimately 11 shelters were awarded funds.

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Encore: The Climbing Climate And Paddle Making, Inside Appalachia

This week on Inside Appalachia, rock climbers with disabilities have found a home in Kentucky’s Red River Gorge, which offers some pumpy crags. Climbers have also been working to make West Virginia's New River Gorge more inclusive. And a master craftsman, who makes one of a kind whitewater paddles remembers some advice.

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Food, Fandom And 'Porch Beers,' An Appalachia Zine

Elliott Stewart has been making zines since he was 13 years old. His ongoing zine “Porch Beers” is an incisive look at Appalachian culture, through the eyes of a queer trans man.

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Town Of Bethany Votes To Prohibit Anti-LGBTQ Discrimination

On Wednesday, the Bethany Town Council unanimously voted to adopt a local fairness law, which prohibits anti-LGBTQ discrimination in housing, employment and public services.

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