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The QList – Best of the Carolinas, Readers’ Pick

June 13, 2009 in Cover Stories by QNotes Staff

You asked for it. We gave it to you. You voted. The results are in. Q-Notes’ first annual QList — Best of the Carolinas, Readers’ Pick garnered hundreds of submitted [...]

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‘Keeping it Real’

June 13, 2009 in A&E / Life&Style by C. Cane

Online Only Long before she flashed her manicured claws on “Ugly Betty” as ruthless fashion editor Wilhelmina Slater, a role that’s earned her two Emmy nominations, Vanessa Williams was racking [...]

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A love song no one knows is gay

June 13, 2009 in A&E / Life&Style by Matt Comer

“Jersey Boys” — It is a classic American tale, straight out of the 1960s. Recounting the life and times of the hit group the Four Seasons, this musical is a [...]

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‘Phantom’ returns to the Queen City

June 13, 2009 in A&E / Life&Style by Matt Comer

For the first time since 2001, the longest-running Broadway musical makes its triumphant return to Charlotte: “The Phantom of the Opera” will run at the Blumenthal Performing Arts Center in [...]

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Does he have a chance?

June 13, 2009 in QPoll by QNotes Staff

{democracy:32} Related: Gay candidate embarks on Charlotte council run Audio: Owen Sutkowski on Keith Larson

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Conference builds bridges for gay evangelicals

June 13, 2009 in News by Matt Comer

When most people hear the word “evangelical,” they immediately think of people like the late Jerry Falwell, Pat Robertson of “The 700 Club” or Focus on the Family’s James Dobson. [...]

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Gay candidate embarks on Charlotte council run

June 13, 2009 in News by Matt Comer

Originally published: May 16, 2009, 5:28 p.m. Updated: June 13, 2009 12:12 a.m. CHARLOTTE — For the first time in Charlotte politics, an openly gay man might have a viable [...]

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Triad Pride attracts 1,000

June 13, 2009 in Uncategorized by Matt Comer

GREENSBORO — Community members from across the Triad — and some as far away as Fayetteville — convened in Downtown Greensboro’s Festival Park for a day of entertainment, networking, community [...]

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Excited about Pride

June 13, 2009 in Uncategorized by Matt Comer

CHARLOTTE — Organizers of one of the largest LGBT Pride festival between Washington, D.C., and Atlanta are gearing up for what they anticipate as another record year of growth. Kicking [...]

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Couples study findings announced

June 13, 2009 in News by Lainey Millen

RALEIGH — New research from North Carolina State University (NCSU) shows that gay and lesbian couples are forming long-term, committed relationships, even in the absence of the right to marry. [...]

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Parliament supports school ban

June 13, 2009 in Beyond the Carolinas by Matt Comer

Parliament supports school ban VILNIUS, Lithuania — Parliament has voted in favor of a bill that would ban discussion of homosexuality and LGBT issues in public schools. The ban includes [...]

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‘BraveSouls’

June 13, 2009 in Carolinas News Notes by Lainey Millen

Charlotte Kennedy to speak to Guild CHARLOTTE — The Charlotte Business Guild will hold its monthly meeting on June 16 at 5:30 p.m. at the Crowne Plaza Hotel, 201 S. [...]

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N.H. legalizes gay marriage

June 13, 2009 in National News Notes by David Stout

N.H. legalizes gay marriage CONCORD, N.H. — On June 3, Gov. John Lynch signed legislation that will give the legal protections of marriage to gay and lesbian couples in New [...]

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Ketner’s ‘outing’ spree

June 13, 2009 in Editor's Note, Opinion by Matt Comer

Reported originally at Q-Notes Online on June 3, news of Linda Ketner’s so-called “outing” of three Palmetto State Republicans spread like a wildfire through the liberal and LGBT blogosphere. Ketner, [...]

Fighting the good fight against DADT

June 13, 2009 in General Gayety, Opinion by Leslie Robinson

It feels like a whole lot of nothing is happening in Washington to rid us of “Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell.” The President hasn’t rushed to fulfill his campaign promise to [...]

Gay Parents’ Day?

June 13, 2009 in A&E / Life&Style, On Being a Gay Parent by Brett Webb-Mitchell

I was mesmerized by the conversation around the Church’s governing board as we discussed what we would give the men of the congregation for Father’s Day. As a pastor for [...]

Travel tips for the budget-minded

June 13, 2009 in A&E / Life&Style, Money Matters by J. Lynn Davidson, CFP, CLU

There’s nothing like a troubled economy to inspire dreams of a vacation far from the daily grind. If you’re thinking of getting away, but feeling pinched in your pocketbook by [...]

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Get married first! Live together! Help!

June 13, 2009 in A&E / Life&Style, Tell Trinity by Trinity

Hey Trinity, My boyfriend wants to live together first before getting married. I was raised differently. Should people live together before marriage? Marriage Tryouts, New Haven, Conn. Hey Marriage Tryouts, [...]

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Pageant news, wisdom and sentiment abound!

June 13, 2009 in A&E / Life&Style, Drag Rag by Miss Della

Oh, kids, here I go again — rounding up the tea from coast to coast and we have so much to cover in such short time and space. We have [...]

Out in the Stars: June 13-26

June 13, 2009 in A&E / Life&Style, Out in the Stars by Charlene Lichtenstein

Jupiter, the planet of luck and expansion retrogrades. Anything that is over the top will spill over in a flood. When does too much become too, too much? Just wait [...]