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Tar Heel blue

November 15, 2008 in Cover Stories by Matt Comer

President Barack Obama. Governor Beverly Perdue. Senator Kay Hagan. What do all these names have in common? For LGBT North Carolinians, one thing is for sure: the slate of leaders [...]

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Remembering Rick Wilds

November 15, 2008 in News by David Stout

Life partner Donald O’Shields (left) and Rick Wilds Charlotte nightclub owner Rick Wilds passed away Oct. 9 after a hard-fought, nine-month battle with cancer. He was 50 years old. His [...]

Lockdown – You’re out!

November 15, 2008 in Lockdown by Joseph Urbaniak

[Ed. Note — Joseph Urbiniak is an inmate at Harnett Correctional Institution in Lillington, N.C., and is the plaintiff in a pending lawsuit against the N.C. Department of Corrections to [...]

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A Fabulous Fight

November 15, 2008 in News by Matt Comer

Linda Ketner’s South Carolina U.S. House campaign saw early success with hard hitting radio and TV ads against her incumbent Republican opponent. There’s no doubt the 2008 election was historic [...]

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SC Equality hit hard by slumping economy

November 15, 2008 in South Carolina News Notes by Matt Comer

COLUMBIA — A statewide LGBT advocacy and lobbying group in South Carolina is facing possible closure if it doesn’t meet its budget requirements by the end of the year. SC [...]

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Ladies Marmalade!

November 15, 2008 in A&E / Life&Style by C. Cane

Nona Hendryx, Sarah Dash, and of course, Miss Patti LaBelle, are the ladies of the funk ’n soul group Labelle. After 30 years, the gals who made the lines “Voulez-vous [...]

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Gobble, gobble – guilt free

November 15, 2008 in A&E / Life&Style by ARAcontent

For most Americans, Thanksgiving without turkey is like the Fourth of July without fireworks. That’s why it’s important not to deprive yourself during holiday meals. The holidays are full of [...]

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This just in – Asheville is ‘on their gaydar’

November 15, 2008 in A&E / Life&Style by Matt Comer

OutTraveler has listed the beautiful, North Carolina mountain town of Asheville in its “Top 5 Surprisingly Gay Small Towns.” In fact, the blossoming, queer city ranked number two! The magazine [...]

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Election reactions

November 15, 2008 in Opinion by QNotes Staff

Q-Notes readers reflect on the results of Nov. 4 • • • All I have to say, is thank God Obama is in office! It’s about time that this country [...]

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talkback – Veterans’ Affairs

November 15, 2008 in Opinion, talkback by QNotes Staff

Letters to the editor and comments from Q-Notes Online. Web comments are not edited for grammar or punctuation. [Ed. Note — This is a response to the Nov. 1 QLiving [...]

Access denied

November 15, 2008 in General Gayety, Opinion by Leslie Robinson

My girlfriend Anne recently took a business trip to South Bend, Ind. While staying at a Hyatt, she decided to use one of the hotel’s public computers in the lobby [...]

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We remember…

November 15, 2008 in Opinion, T-Notes by Robbi Cohn

It’s 3 a.m. in the morning — Wednesday, Nov. 5 — and I am still in a daze from last night’s election results. History was made and Nov. 4, 2008 [...]

Ocean ‘dead zones’

November 15, 2008 in A&E / Life&Style, EarthTalk by E / The Environmental Magazine

Dear EarthTalk: What are these “ocean deserts” I’ve been hearing about? Also, didn’t I read that there was a huge mass of plastic bottles floating around somewhere on the ocean [...]

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Which silverware do I use first?

November 15, 2008 in A&E / Life&Style by QNotes Staff

You spent the entire day cooking the perfect holiday feast. But it’s an hour before your guests arrive and you find yourself standing in front of the table, listening to [...]

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Spicing up the holidays

November 15, 2008 in A&E / Life&Style by ARAcontent

When you think of the traditional holiday feast, visions of turkey overflowing with stuffing, rich green bean casserole and heaping helpings of mashed potatoes slathered in rich brown gravy likely [...]

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Takeover on the mountain

November 15, 2008 in A&E / Life&Style by Matt Comer

CHARLOTTE — A popular Friday-night club and bar event for gays is heading out of town and into the North Carolina mountains for a weekend of winter fun. Just in [...]

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Recovering from the fall

November 15, 2008 in A&E / Life&Style, Audiophile by David Stout

Fall is the busiest time of the year for new music releases. Every time you turn around one superstar or another is issuing a blockbuster (or so the ailing industry [...]

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And ‘The Band’ played on

November 15, 2008 in A&E / Life&Style by David Stout

In 1968, the year before Stonewall, playwright Mart Crowley’s gay tragicomedy “The Boys In The Band” premiered Off-Broadway and caused a sensation. Two years later the play was adapted into [...]

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How to make the best out of breaking the law

November 15, 2008 in A&E / Life&Style, Tell Trinity by Trinity

Hello Trinity, We all know the court system is biased and dependent upon whether a judge is having a good day or not. But, even worse, I got in trouble [...]

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Gift list

November 15, 2008 in QPoll by QNotes Staff

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