June 7, 2013 in A&E / Life&Style, Cover Stories, Featured Stories by Matt Comer
The world was an unfriendly place for LGBT people in June 1969. Late that month, some folks were fed up with how they were being treated.
June 7, 2013 in A&E / Life&Style, Cover Stories, Featured Stories by QNotes Staff
The birth of our modern-day LGBT civil rights movement is largely credited to the spontaneous riots at the Stonewall Inn in June 1969 and the resulting media coverage and community galvanization it spurred.
June 7, 2013 in A&E / Life&Style, Cover Stories, Featured Stories by Maria Dominguez
All across the region and the U.S., Pride season takes off with a flourish of events to satisfy everyone’s palette.
June 7, 2013 in News by Lainey Millen
Local students Sam Tarleton, Cameron McBee, Londyn Marshall, Melissa Black and Natalie Martinez have each been awarded funds to assist in their college education.
June 5, 2013 in News by Matt Comer
The leader of the Yadkin County Republican Party is harshly criticizing local Democrats for their support of a female pastor, LGBT citizens and immigrants. His comments came during a a monthly meeting of the county Republican Party in May.
June 4, 2013 in Guest Commentary by Victor Lopez
As a gay male who resides in North Carolina, I am excited to hear that North Carolina House Rep. Marcus Brandon (D-Guilford) is stepping up to the plate and preparing to run for U.S. Congressman Mel Watt’s (D) seat in the 12th Congressional District.
May 28, 2013 in News by Maria Dominguez
On May 23, the Boy Scouts of America’s (BSA) national leadership council passed a new policy allowing gay youth to become Scouts.
May 24, 2013 in Featured Stories, News by Matt Comer
Local off-year elections this season and the upcoming mid-term elections in 2014 will include several historic runs by openly gay and lesbian candidates across the state.
May 15, 2013 in News by Matt Comer
State Rep. Marcus Brandon (D-Guilford) has formally announced his decision to run for North Carolina’s 12th Congressional District.
May 14, 2013 in News by Maria Dominguez
Several LGBT community groups based in North Carolina and South Carolina were able to raise more than $25,000 in a single 24-hour national day of philanthropy last week.
May 10, 2013 in A&E / Life&Style, Cover Stories, Featured Stories by QNotes Staff
This spring has been a soaker. But, it will soon fade away. As the summer sun breaks in on Carolina, there will be plenty of time to bare it all in this season’s hottest and most popular swimwear brands.
May 10, 2013 in Editor's Note by Matt Comer
After 21 years of publishing, Greensboro’s The Rhinoceros Times announced on April 30 that it was producing its last print edition.
May 10, 2013 in Carolinas News Notes by Lainey Millen
Triad Pride Men’s Chorus will hold its “Big Gay Sing!” concert on June 8, 8 p.m., at Greensboro Day School, Sloan Theatre, 5401 Lawndale Dr., and on June 15, 8 p.m., at the University of North Carolina School of the Arts, Watson Hall, 1533 S. Main St.
May 8, 2013 in News by Matt Comer
A bill restricting teenagers’ access to medical and mental health care initially scheduled for a floor vote on Wednesday was instead taken off the calendar and sent back to the North Carolina House’s Judiciary Committee.
May 7, 2013 in News by The Charlotte Observer
One of Charlotte’s most prominent church leaders – and a man at the forefront of last year’s fight for North Carolina’s marriage amendment – is weighing a bid for U.S. Senate.
April 12, 2013 in Carolinas News Notes by Lainey Millen
The Adam Foundation will be one of the featured beneficiaries of Belk Charity Day Sale on April 27 6-10 a.m.
April 4, 2013 in News by Matt Comer
Meeting in a rare joint session on Wednesday morning, members of the North Carolina Senate and House of Representatives approved a slate of six nominees to the state board of education, including anti-gay Forsyth County school board member A.L. “Buddy” Collins.
March 29, 2013 in A&E / Life&Style by Matt Comer
Longtime LGBT activists and local arts supporters Frank Benedetti and Gary Trowbridge will be honored at this year’s 15th annual RiverRun International Film Festival in Winston-Salem.
March 29, 2013 in Editor's Note by Matt Comer
Local LGBT history must be preserved. It is essential for our community’s past, our present and our future. Documenting our history in publicly-viewable and publicly-accessible ways also acts to ensure that our community, its past struggles and its past victories, are not forgotten.
March 29, 2013 in Editorial by QNotes Staff
It’s been nearly 10 years since qnotes last performed a large-scale, in-depth reader survey. Starting with this March 29 issue and continuing through April 30, we’re launching our 2013 QNotes Reader Survey.