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Got Pride? LGBTs in Charlotte’s Russian sister city sure do.

August 16, 2013 in Cover Stories, Featured Stories, News by Matt Comer

Odds are you didn’t receive messages of hate and violence when you were planning your outing to this year’s Charlotte Pride,. Yet, in Charlotte’s Russian sister city Voronezh, that’s exactly what LGBT activists face in their daily lives.

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Special Coverage: Charlotte Pride returns to Uptown

August 16, 2013 in A&E / Life&Style, Cover Stories, Featured Stories by QNotes Staff

This special issue of qnotes showcases the Charlotte Pride Festival and Parade, as well as the situation our LGBT sisters and brothers are experiencing in Russia in their fight for equality.

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Charlotte is proud: Community leaders share their thoughts

August 16, 2013 in A&E / Life&Style by QNotes Staff

Leaders from across the Queen City share their thoughts on what makes them proud.

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Charlotte Pride sees increased business support

August 16, 2013 in Featured Stories, News by Lainey Millen

Charlotte Pride, slated for Aug. 24-25, has done its due diligence in securing a vast array of corporate partners this year.

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Charlotte Pride through the ages

August 16, 2013 in A&E / Life&Style by Matt Comer

This year, Charlotte Pride holds its 13th annual event in the Queen City. And, for the first time in nearly 20 years, the city will have a Pride parade. As that parade is reborn and reshaped, we’re taking a look back into local history at the events that eventually gave birth to our growing annual Pride event today.

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Pride: On stage

August 16, 2013 in A&E / Life&Style by QNotes Staff

Charlotte Pride is gearing up with a host of national entertainers — Mýa, Judith Hill, Big Freedia, RuPaul’s Drag Race performers and more!

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Pride in QC Arts

August 16, 2013 in A&E / Life&Style by QNotes Staff

LGBT arts groups and individual artists say they’ll team up to present their first-ever “festival within a festival” celebrating LGBT art and culture at this year’s Charlotte Pride.

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Andrew Christian slated for Charlotte

August 16, 2013 in A&E / Life&Style by QNotes Staff

Andrew Christian, founder of the eponymous menswear line and a cast member on Bravo’s “The Fashion Show,” is scheduled to visit the Queen City for Charlotte Pride, Aug. 23-25.

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New law center serves LGBT community

August 16, 2013 in Featured Stories, News by Matt Comer

A new non-profit law center is opening its doors in the Queen City and its founders are hoping to fulfill unmet needs of low-income LGBT people.

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Proud to be…

August 16, 2013 in Editor's Note by Matt Comer

In this special issue of qnotes, we’re profiling all the great events happening across the Queen City as Charlotte Pride gears up for another successful year of celebration.

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QPoll: What makes you most proud of Charlotte?

August 16, 2013 in QPoll by QNotes Staff

What makes you most proud of Charlotte?

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Charlotte: SF trans teen to be featured at Charlotte Pride

August 16, 2013 in Carolinas News Notes by Lainey Millen

Nineteen-year-old transgender singer-songwriter and motivational speaker Ryan Cassata will speak with local LGBTQ youth on Aug. 23, 6:30 p.m., at Time Out Youth Center at Holy Trinity Lutheran Church, 1900 The Plaza.

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Triad: Fundraiser slated

August 16, 2013 in Carolinas News Notes by Lainey Millen

An end-of-summer fundraising party, “Wines of the World,” will be held on Aug. 24, 7 p.m., at the Municipal Club, 200 Country Club Blvd.

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Triangle: History showcased at center

August 16, 2013 in Carolinas News Notes by Lainey Millen

The City of Raleigh Museum presented “The LGBT History of Raleigh” at a gathering at the LGBT Center of Raleigh, 411 Hillsborough St., on Aug. 9.

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Playing the Field: Summer softball season winding down

August 16, 2013 in Playing the Field by Jon Hoppel

Well, summer is rapidly coming to an end. The school year is almost here, summer vacations have come and gone and Christmas is only four months away.

Out in the Stars: August 16 – 29

August 16, 2013 in Out in the Stars by Charlene Lichtenstein

Mars in Cancer consolidates and considers action carefully. This is good. It gets you ready for the next step. So, prepare for when Mars enters Leo later this month and you pick up steam to forge ahead. You’re learning a thing or two. Show ‘em what for.

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I love him, I love him not

August 16, 2013 in Tell Trinity by Trinity

A reader asks: “For the past two months, I’ve been dating two men whom I really like. One is fun and exciting, the other quiet and charming. I can’t decide which one to keep! What do you think?”