On our cover this issue, QNotes profiles the recent activism over controversy at CPCC. Plus, more features including news on a gay Senate candidate's upcoming primary, interviews with three Carolina Lambda Literary Award nominees, a profile of a local young person from rural North Carolina, a recap of Gay Men's Chorus of Charlotte's annual gala and more.
First GOP Senate debate passes over LGBT issues
Questions on LGBT equality were omitted by moderators and journalists during the first televised debate between Republican candidates for the U.S. Senate in North Carolina.
Female student wearing pants kicked out of local prom
A female student says she was kicked out of her prom for wearing pants and says she wants an apology from the school, which allegedly had not previously communicated a dress code for the event.
Transgender rights take front seat
Charlotte has seen a flurry of attention, advocacy and activism on behalf of transgender rights as community members, activists and organizations have rallied around transgender young people seeking safety and inclusion at local schools.
May primary will decide fate of gay Senate candidate
North Carolina’s May 6 Democratic primaries will decide the fate of an openly gay candidate vying to represent a portion of the Queen City and Mecklenburg County in Raleigh.
Carolina Connection: Fiction writers net Lammy nominations
Every year the Lambda Literary Foundation receives nominations from across the country for exceptional writers in a variety of categories. These hopefuls bring their own perspective and experience to their works and do so for the love of the art.
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