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.
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.
Two defense attorneys Frazier Glenn Miller should have been considered the prime suspect in a 1987 Shelby, N.C., crime that, to this day, remains unsolved.
This casual theatre observer thinks “Shakespeare’s R&J” was a real treat, and Three Bone Theatre has certainly won over a new fan.
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.
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.
Last June, I took to this column to praise the death of “The Charlotte Way.” At the time, a recent forum with former Charlotte mayors had exposed some leaders’ — in particular, former mayors Richard Vinroot’s and now-Gov. Pat McCrory’s — sadness at what they perceived as the end of this iconic, local “way of doing things.”
When Cameron Joyce was a senior in high school, a school administrator came to his classroom to read a newly adopted policy. Any student at the private, Christian school near the Triad who was lesbian, gay, bisexual or transgender would no longer be allowed at the school.
The GayCharlotte Film Festival will return to the Queen City this month, with 10 films scheduled for screening April 24-27. This year, the festival will partner with the Charlotte Film Society and Charlotte Jewish Film Festival to present three of the films.
For 13 years, Lainey Millen has worked with qnotes, directing its production and graphic design. In the time since, she’s seen the newspaper, the general news industry, Charlotte and the local LGBT community change and grow. She’s also a writer, and this issue we’re publishing an in-depth feature from Lainey on three women nominated for LGBT literary awards.
Former state Sen. Dan Clodfelter took his post as the city’s newest mayor on Wednesday, following the arrest and resignation of former Mayor Patrick Cannon.
The American Civil Liberties Union of North Carolina has filed a second gay marriage lawsuit in federal court today. The group is seeking immediate relief on behalf of three married same-sex couples, each of whom has a spouse in serious medical condition.
Several transgender students attending Charlotte Mecklenburg Schools asked the local school board Tuesday evening to adopt more inclusive policies and practices to keep them safer during school days.
Central Piedmont Community College (CPCC), which came under scrutiny and protest last week for allegations of discrimination and harassment on their campus, says they have begun reaching out to LGBT groups and will hold trainings for campus security staff.
A group of Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools students intends to make a public appeal to the school board Tuesday for changes in policy that would include allowing transgender students to use the restroom of their gender choice.
City Council voted 10-1 Monday evening to install state Sen. Dan Clodfelter as the city’s next mayor, following the resignation of former Mayor Patrick Cannon last week after his arrest on federal corruption and bribery charges.