Same-sex couples in state capitals in North Carolina and South Carolina plan to hold Tax Day protests tomorrow, calling upon their state governments to recognize their legal marriages.
For the second year in a row, qnotes is profiling a handful of LGBT and ally young professionals who are making a difference in their community. Our featured profiles this year include entrepreneurs, financial career professionals, local non-profit staffers and more — each are working at their businesses and in volunteer community involvement to make life better for LGBT people.
In this issue, qnotes features 10 young professionals in the LGBT/ally community. In each of their questionnaires, we asked them: “What do you believe is the most pressing issue needing to be addressed by the local LGBT community?
Openly gay Swedish footballer Anton Hysén has signed to play with the Myrtle Beach Mutiny, according to a press release from the team, a member of the National Premier Soccer League.
As the movement for LGBT equality advances into the U.S. South, organizers of a weekend conference say they want to bring leaders and community members together to harness resources, brainstorm strategy and focus momentum.
Time is running out for young leaders to apply to the Human Rights Campaign’s North Carolina Emerging Leaders Program, a revamped program meant to build leadership in LGBT young adults ages 18-25 across the Carolinas.
Tuesday’s snow and ice storm which blanketed most of the southeast has resulted in delays or other travel complications for some local LGBT leaders heading to Houston, Texas, for Creating Change, the annual conference of the National Gay & Lesbian Task Force.
According to the American Bible Society, Charlote ranks sixth in a list of the 100 most and least “Bible-minded” cities.
Thomas Patrick Chorlton, an LGBT rights leader, author and professor at the College of Charleston, died on Jan. 5 at the age of 67 from complications associated with leukemia.
Our recap from our Carolinas News Notes column netted a host of great reads from the year.
Local and regional LGBT non-profit organizations are showing strength in their fundraising efforts and diversity in the sources of their revenue, even as low numbers of community members are actively donating, according to data reported in QNotes’ fourth annual Community Assessment Survey.
From the QNotes staff to you, your friends and family, Happy Thanksgiving! Given that it’s our collective day for thanks, we thought this would be the perfect opportunity for QNotes to kick start its very own Throwback Thursdays series! We’re starting it off right: With a glimpse back 15 years ago when the Fred Phelps and Westboro Baptist clan visited the Carolinas.
More than 30 years into the AIDS Crisis, gay and bisexual men, along with other men who have sex with men (MSM), remain the population most at-risk for HIV infection. One expert thinks it’s time for the gay community to step up and take issues of sex, sexuality and HIV head-on.
A national LGBT advocacy organization has released the second edition of their rating tool for cities and municipalities across the country. Cities in the Carolinas, including Charlotte, were among the rankings, with scores jumping this year from initial scores in 2012.
Local LGBT communities across the Carolinas will rally to support increased awareness on anti-transgender violence during local observances of the national Transgender Day of Remembrance.
Complaints and controversy have arisen in the Columbia Police Department following the Sept. 28 SC Pride parade. According to The State, two veteran police officers protested interim Chief Rueben Santiago’s order to march in the gay Pride parade.
The South Carolina National Guard announced Tuesday that it would not process benefits for legally-married same-sex couples at state-owned facilities. Instead, the state guard will direct all family benefits applications to federal installations.