June 18, 2013 in News by Matt Comer
Organizers of the annual Human Rights Campaign North Carolina Gala have announced their new co-chairs for their 2014 dinner.
June 17, 2013 in News by Matt Comer
Organizers of a new community archive project at the University of North Carolina-Charlotte hope they can collect and preserve local LGBT history like never before. The goal, they say: Save often untold stories for future generations.
June 12, 2013 in Editorial by Matt Comer
How many of the companies who benefited from the $50 million in city DNC expenses have employment non-discrimination policies that match the city’s? How much money landed in the hands of companies who practice — or, at the very least, refuse to prohibit — the types of discrimination the city itself says is wrong?
June 10, 2013 in News by QNotes Staff
QNotes, the Charlotte-based LGBT community newspaper, is inviting its readers to share their personal reviews and experiences of their favorite Queen City restaurants and bars.
June 7, 2013 in A&E / Life&Style, Cover Stories, Featured Stories by Matt Comer
The world was an unfriendly place for LGBT people in June 1969. Late that month, some folks were fed up with how they were being treated.
June 7, 2013 in A&E / Life&Style, Cover Stories, Featured Stories by QNotes Staff
The birth of our modern-day LGBT civil rights movement is largely credited to the spontaneous riots at the Stonewall Inn in June 1969 and the resulting media coverage and community galvanization it spurred.
June 7, 2013 in A&E / Life&Style, Cover Stories, Featured Stories by Maria Dominguez
All across the region and the U.S., Pride season takes off with a flourish of events to satisfy everyone’s palette.
June 7, 2013 in Featured Stories, News by Matt Comer
The Queen City’s newly-installed city manager, Ron Carlee, attended a public forum with leaders of the LGBT community on May 23.
June 7, 2013 in Carolinas News Notes by Lainey Millen
Time Out Youth (TOY) and the Human Rights Campaign (HRC) of North Carolina have entered into a partnership to bring Welcoming Schools to the region.
June 7, 2013 in Carolinas News Notes by QNotes Staff
Shane Windmeyer, executive director of Campus Pride, participated in a White House conference on mental health on June 3.
June 5, 2013 in News by Matt Comer
Religious leaders and political activists from Charlotte spoke out at a North Carolina NAACP-sponsored rally last night on the need for a broader progressive coalition and movement.
June 4, 2013 in Guest Commentary by Victor Lopez
As a gay male who resides in North Carolina, I am excited to hear that North Carolina House Rep. Marcus Brandon (D-Guilford) is stepping up to the plate and preparing to run for U.S. Congressman Mel Watt’s (D) seat in the 12th Congressional District.
June 3, 2013 in News by Matt Comer
Several LGBT community leaders and organizations say they will participate in today’s “Mega Moral Monday” at the North Carolina State Legislature.
May 28, 2013 in News by Maria Dominguez
On May 23, the Boy Scouts of America’s (BSA) national leadership council passed a new policy allowing gay youth to become Scouts.
May 28, 2013 in News by Matt Comer
QNotes gives you a special sneak peek to Plaza Midwood’s new Harris Teeter.
May 24, 2013 in A&E / Life&Style, Cover Stories, Featured Stories by Matt Comer
Realtor Randy Cernohorsky and his partner John Causby, who owns a sound studio in Charlotte, say Uptown is right where they want to be.
May 24, 2013 in A&E / Life&Style, Featured Stories by Matt Comer
Rows of tidy, early-20th century homes line the streets of Charlotte’s Elizabeth neighborhood. Big front porches. Colorful shutters and trims. Unique and one-of-kind dwellings.
May 24, 2013 in Featured Stories, News by Matt Comer
Local off-year elections this season and the upcoming mid-term elections in 2014 will include several historic runs by openly gay and lesbian candidates across the state.
May 24, 2013 in News by Matt Comer
Local organizers affiliated with the Human Rights Campaign, the nation’s largest LGBT civil rights group, gave City Councilmember LaWana Mayfield a kickstart to her 2013 re-election campaign at a private fundraiser on May 11.
May 24, 2013 in News by Matt Comer
The Carolinas Diversity Council, a local, non-profit affiliate of the National Diversity Council, will host its LGBT & Allies Diversity Summit at the Charlotte Convention Center, 501 S. College St., on June 6, 9:30 a.m.-5 p.m.