As autumn and winter approach, plan your excursion to North Carolina’s foothills and Blue Ridge. QNotes explores local wineries and breweries in Asheville, the Piedmont and the Yadkin River Valley.
Where North Carolina’s Piedmont begins to gently roll upward toward the Blue Ridge, you’ll find Winston-Salem and, to the immediate west and south, the Yadkin River Valley, home to a rich and long-established local winery scene.
Morgan Fogarty has been a fixture on local TV for eight years. As a reporter and anchor at WCCB, formerly Fox Charlotte, Fogarty rose in popularity as one of the city’s most well-known media personalities.
Thirty-two years since the outbreak of the HIV/AIDS epidemic, more than 650,000 people across the nation have fallen victim to the disease. The deaths cross lines of gender, age, race and sexual orientation.
Dave Lohse, an openly gay man on the athletics department staff at the University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill, was chosen to sing the Canadian national anthem at the 2013 Major League Lacrosse All-Star game held in Charlotte on July 13.
Charlotte Black Gay Pride held their annual community expo on Saturday, July 20 at the Naomi Drennan Community Center in Charlotte. Dozens of community members attended to interact with and learn more about the several businesses and non-profits in attendance.
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In the last two days, I’ve received phone calls from three different casting agents who are “looking for LGBT parents with a unique parenting style. We are starting a new reality-show cable series.
On Thursday, Aug. 8, the University of North Carolina (UNC) system Board of Governors Governance Committee will meet in Chapel Hill to decide the fate of gender-inclusive housing (also commonly referred to as gender non-specific or gender-neutral housing) in the statewide public university system.
The North Carolina General Assembly closed out its session this year on July 26 with a bevy of new legislative initiatives that many say will alter the state.
The Gaston County chapter of Parents, Families and Friends of Lesbians and Gays (PFLAG) will present a staging of “The Laramie Project,” a three-act play retelling the events of Matthew Shepard’s 1998 death in Laramie, Wyo.