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On LGBT equality, when will Charlotte get with the game?

October 17, 2009 in Cover Stories by Matt Comer

There’s no doubt the LGBT community has seen success in North Carolina. Our achievements aren’t quite as grand as those in New England or elsewhere, but they are steps forward [...]

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End the embarrassment, get with the game

October 17, 2009 in Editor's Note, Opinion by Matt Comer

Bessemer City: 5,119. Boone: 13,843. Carrboro: 16,782. Charlotte: 687,456. Population isn’t the only fact or figure separating these three small towns from the largest city between Atlanta and Washington, D.C. [...]

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Where does Charlotte stand?

October 17, 2009 in QPoll by QNotes Staff

{democracy:39}

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Art sport

October 17, 2009 in A&E / Life&Style by Matt Comer

“Being an artist is like being an athlete,” California-born, Broadway, Va. resident Lisa Aronzon says. “You have to train your body. Teach yourself all the moves, how to handle the [...]

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Queer acres is the place for me

October 17, 2009 in A&E / Life&Style by Matt Comer

The Carolinas are known for their majestic, mountain beauty and seaside serenity. In between, urban high rises dot the rural, Piedmont landscape. LGBT-friendly oases in the Bible Belt Carolinas include [...]

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Triad: Statewide conference

October 17, 2009 in Carolinas News Notes by Lainey Millen

GREENSBORO — An Obama Administration official and liaison to the LGBT community has been announced as this year’s keynote speaker at the Equality North Carolina Conference & Gala, as the [...]

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Coastal: A story to tell?

October 17, 2009 in Carolinas News Notes by Lainey Millen

Story to tell? WILMINGTON — Meaghan Nappo, a Public History graduate student at the University of North Carolina-Wilmington is currently involved in a 1976 Bicentennial acquisition project. Objects are being [...]

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Western: Spook’s out!

October 17, 2009 in Carolinas News Notes by Lainey Millen

BOONE — High Country Pride (HCP) will hold its Masquerade Halloween dance for ages 21 and up on Oct. 31 from 9 p.m.-1 a.m. at the Broyhill Inn, 775 Bodenheimer [...]

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Gay man tapped for Ambassador

October 17, 2009 in National News Notes by David Stout

Gay man tapped for Ambassador NEW YORK, N.Y. — The White House wants David Huebner to be the U.S. Ambassador to New Zealand and the Independent State of Samoa. If [...]

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Statewide: Nominations sought

October 17, 2009 in Carolinas News Notes by Lainey Millen

Nominations sought CHARLOTTE — Campus Pride has released its official call for the Voice Action National Leadership Award, an honorary recognition highlighting the extraordinary contributions of young adult leaders at [...]

Keeping the young folks apart

October 17, 2009 in General Gayety, Opinion by Leslie Robinson

In his New York Times Magazine column called “The Ethicist,” Randy Cohen recently tackled a modern dilemma. A mother wrote in to say that her daughter, in her late 20s, [...]

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A tale of two stories

October 17, 2009 in Opinion, T-Notes by Robbi Cohn

Given increased press coverage trans issues have garnered over the past five years, I remain skeptical regarding the media’s ability and/or desire to report fairly and objectively. Any fiction that [...]

Matt Shepard: The Whole Story

October 17, 2009 in A&E / Life&Style by David Alex Nahmod

Matthew Shepard was neither the first nor the last to die in a brutal gay bashing, yet his death, in particular, touched hearts around the world. Perhaps it was his [...]

Out in the Stars: Oct. 17-30

October 17, 2009 in A&E / Life&Style, Out in the Stars by Charlene Lichtenstein

Get into your groove when Sun enters strategic Scorpio. We suddenly see things for what they are and people for who they are. Discover your hidden talents and find new [...]

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Horn of plenty

October 17, 2009 in A&E / Life&Style, Audiophile by David Stout

Autumn is to album releases what Summer is to movie releases — the season that matters more than any other. As a result, every year the Fall musical harvest yields [...]

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I can’t deal with your lover’s dirty fantasies

October 17, 2009 in A&E / Life&Style by Trinity

Dear Trinity, Everything, including sex with my lover, couldn’t be better with one exception: he wants me to defecate on him. Despite my refusals, he persists, but I’m afraid if [...]