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Print Edition 2020-07-24 – QNotes

Charlotte’s Energetic Growth

The Queen City is Now Larger than San Francisco

According to new official U.S. Census information, Charlotte, N.C. is now the 15th largest city in the country. This information looks at residents inside city limits only. In this way Charlotte far outranks Atlanta, which is only the 39th largest city.

Government 101

How the City of Charlotte Runs and Who Runs It

Charlotte, N.C.’s government is operated on a council-manager form of government and was adopted in 1929. This form of government divides responsibilities between elected officials and an appointed city manager.

QC LGBTQ Events

The Queen City is host to a number of LGBTQ events and other options for entertainment and community support throughout the year.

The Queen City’s LGBTQ Bar Scene

Nitelife Across the Metro Area

Charlotte and the surrounding area have numerous options for evening outings. Here is a map of local bars, along with address, phone number and website information for each of them.

A Symbol of Pride

New Flag Draws Mixed Response, but there’s a Bigger History We Should Remember

A redesign of the “Pride flag” has gone viral recently as protests for racial equity continue across the country, sparked by George Floyd’s violent death.

Pride Is a Spiritual Virtue

Spiritual Reflections

Today, LGBTQ+ Pride is everywhere — products, workplaces, social media and more. Although June is traditionally Pride month, Charlotte enjoys a double shot by celebrating in August.