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Print Edition 2019-07-26 – QNotes

Where do you live when you’re gay and gray?

Charlotte’s Senior LGBTQ Community Facing Challenges in Housing

Two elderly women, who had shared the same home for most of their adult lives, had begun to face health issues and physical challenges. Marriage Equality was somewhere in the distant future, and the couple had no legally binding paperwork to keep their relationship safe and protected. As their lives deteriorated, … family separated the two women by placing them in elder care facilities states apart from each other…

10 Questions with Vic: Featuring Lea DeLaria

Comedian, Actress, Musician

Lea DeLaria seems to have achieved overnight stardom with her two-time Screen Actors Guild Award-winning, stand-out role as Carrie “Big Boo” Black in the Netflix hit series “Orange is the New Black.” However, DeLaria’s multi-faceted career as a comedian, actress and jazz musician has in fact spanned decades.

More than 50 shades

An interview with designer Sebastian Grey

The road to Bravo’s “Project Runway” hasn’t been as glamorous as you might think for fan-favorite contestant Sebastian Grey. He gave up a career in Colombia and arrived in the United States where he worked as a housekeeper in a hotel. Something good did come of that; it’s where he met his husband Matthew.

New York Pride/World Pride

Jesse's Journal

Wherever you went, from Harlem to Brooklyn, queer people and our allies were in full force. Most of New York’s famous museums had LGBTQ exhibits. … the Village Voice photographer who captured the Stonewall Uprising, as well as other pivotal events in LGBTQ and New York City history.

Healing the Soul with Music

Spiritual Reflections

A good speech or sermon can stimulate the mind or touch the heart; but it is music that can heal the soul. … music is spiritual. Not because it was necessarily written to be so, but for the way in which our bodies interpret it.

MCC leader condemns Trump’s racist tweets

Beyond the Carolinas

The new moderator for the fellowship of Metropolitan Community Churches has voiced her disdain over racist comments made by Donald Trump via Twitter. She joins a growing number of individuals globally who feel that Trump has stepped over the line.

Showcase features black community artists

Carolinas News Notes

Resident Culture Brewing Company’s barrel room has 1,700 square feet of space and it was still hardly enough for the crowd at Charlotte Black Pride’s Centerstage singer/songwriter showcase on July 17.