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How Bayard changed Carolina

October 3, 2009 in Cover Stories by Matt Comer

In a week’s time, thousands of LGBT and straight ally community members will gather in Washington, D.C., for Equality Across America’s National Equality March. They hope their march, rally, training [...]

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Community catalyst

October 3, 2009 in News by Matt Comer

A center for the LGBT community has been a long-sought-after dream in Raleigh. For at least 10 years, organizers said, community leaders have discussed and debated the creation of an [...]

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Election ’09: Races to watch

October 3, 2009 in News by Matt Comer

Originally published: Sept. 29, 2009 Updated: Oct. 3, 2009 Mark Kleinschmidt, Chapel Hill Mayor For eight years, Mark Kleinschmidt has served on the Chapel Hill Town Council. An attorney by [...]

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Failed Carolina gay news merger reveals serious allegations

October 3, 2009 in News by Matt Comer

Originally published: Sept. 20, 2009 Updated: Oct. 3, 2009 [Ed. Note -- View our Oct. 3 Editorial addressing this story: "Fulfilling our obligations to serve you"] A recently attempted and [...]

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Fulfilling our obligations in order to serve you

October 3, 2009 in Editorial, Opinion by QNotes Staff

Since the publication of our Sept. 20 web story, “Failed Carolina gay news merger reveals allegations,” Q-Notes has received feedback both positive and negative. We encourage our readers to discuss [...]

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Netroots activism in Wilmington tracks course of hate crime

October 3, 2009 in News by Matt Comer

Whether it be the 2008 elections, the debate of healthcare reform or organizing after the passage of California’s Prop. 8, the internet, blogs and various social networking sites have reshaped [...]

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Legal seminar covers important topics

October 3, 2009 in A&E / Life&Style by Matt Comer

In America, the law is supposed to offer equal protection to all citizens. For LGBT individuals and couple alike, the law is often an enemy. The majority of LGBT couples [...]

In Belgrade, Pride must go on

October 3, 2009 in Beyond the Carolinas by Andy Harley, UK Gay News

BELGRADE, Serbia — There was not a gay person, let alone a banner, in sight in the square in front of the Faculty of Philosophy in Belgrade’s city center at [...]

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One Voice sings and serves

October 3, 2009 in Carolinas News Notes by Lainey Millen

Charlotte Sing and serve MATTHEWS — One Voice Chorus is holding a fundraiser at the Matthews Township Grill, 10400 E. Independence Blvd. on Oct. 12 to support its upcoming season. [...]

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Compelling data at ENDA hearing

October 3, 2009 in National News Notes by David Stout

Compelling data at ENDA hearing WASHINGTON, D.C. — The U.S. House Education and Labor Committee held a full committee hearing Sept. 23 on the Employment Non-Discrimination Act, which would bar [...]

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Dazzle your guests with holiday etiquette tips 101

October 3, 2009 in A&E / Life&Style by ARAcontent

You’ve 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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Fall decor trends feature rustic charm with homespun elegance

October 3, 2009 in A&E / Life&Style by ARAcontent

The air is becoming crisp, colors are changing and cozy sweaters are starting to make their way back into your wardrobe’s rotation. Autumn has arrived and its natural beauty shines [...]

Inside whose mind?

October 3, 2009 in General Gayety, Opinion by Leslie Robinson

You remember Mark Foley. How could you forget him? It was just three years ago that the Republican Congressman from Florida resigned over the salacious instant messages he’d sent male [...]

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Wood fired to perfection

October 3, 2009 in A&E / Life&Style by Matt Comer

A trip to a nice restaurant with a laidback and relaxed atmosphere was just what I needed to pick up my spirits on a rainy and gloomy Saturday evening. I [...]

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‘Laramie Project’ in the Carolinas

October 3, 2009 in A&E / Life&Style by QNotes Staff

This year marks the 10th anniversary of the groundbreaking play,“The Laramie Project,” and over 100 theatres across the country will join in remembering the life of Matthew Shepard and the [...]

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Festival brings Pride to the mountains

October 3, 2009 in A&E / Life&Style by Matt Comer

Organizers are gearing up for Asheville’s restructured Pride festival, set for National Coming Out Day weekend. On Oct. 10, LGBT community members in the town and folks from surrounding rural [...]

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Pageant Nation!

October 3, 2009 in A&E / Life&Style, Drag Rag by Miss Della

I’ll start off with a big ole Howdeeeeeeeeeee! to honor the likes of Minnie Pearl from the “Hee Haw” days. If you grew around these parts, I don’t have to [...]

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Atlanta Pride?

October 3, 2009 in QPoll by QNotes Staff

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Out in the Stars: Oct. 3-16

October 3, 2009 in A&E / Life&Style, Out in the Stars by Charlene Lichtenstein

Sometimes we are lucky in love. Other times we can catch a break at work. But, in the recent past, we might have been stuck in neutral. Now is the [...]

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Marriage: Don’t kill him, just get a divorce

October 3, 2009 in A&E / Life&Style, Tell Trinity by Trinity

Dear Trinity, My niece is getting married and I want to give her some advice. But, I’ve never been married. What would you tell her about marriage and maintaining a [...]