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Print Edition 2013-03-15 – QNotes

Southern Sabbatical: Spring and Summer Travel Guide

Events, Attractions, Dining, Nightlife

Cobblestone streets. Waterfront boardwalks. Riverboats. Spring and summer are just around the corner. We’re still shaking off some chilly weather, but before we know it, spring showers will be giving way to warmer temperatures, longer days and more opportunities for you to cast off your winter blues.

Asheville beckons mountain travelers

Local travel site pitches LGBT-friendly travel

In the mood for a spring or summer getaway, but not turned on by the sand and water of the coast? Never fear, Asheville is here! This charming, LGBT-friendly city has much to offer any traveler on any budget.

Gospel trio to perform

Lesbian woman, transgender woman and gay man breaking through Gospel barriers

Micah’s Rule, a Christian Gospel trio hailing from Wilmington, N.C., will perform at the Metropolitan Community Church of Charlotte, 1825 Eastway Dr., on March 23, 7 p.m

Study: 900,000 LGBT immigrants in U.S.

Local immigrant youth protest family separation, new N.C. driver licenses

A new study from the University of California Los Angeles’ School of Law’s Williams Institute has found that 900,000 individuals within the adult immigrant population in the U.S. identify as LGBT.

Spring renewal, rebirth and support

Editor's Note

Spring is upon us. Or, at the very least, we’re hoping it is. Daylight Savings Time has come. The days seem longer, as the sun shines later into the evenings.

20 Questions: David Aaron Moore, Charlotte

David Aaron Moore is the author of “Charlotte: Murder, Mystery and Mayhem.” From 2003-2007, he was the editor of qnotes. Since that time, his writings have appeared in multiple publications throughout the U.S. and Canada.

Taxes and death

On Being a Gay Parent

“Things as certain as death and taxes, can be more firmly believed” wrote the 18th century writer Daniel Dafoe. This truthful statement comes to mind once a year like clockwork during February when I file my federal and state taxes.

A time of transitions and thanksgiving

Staff Editorial

This issue marks a special moment of transition for qnotes, our staff and our community as we say goodbye to the years-long service of two dedicated members of our qnotes family.