October 25, 2013 in Guest Commentary by Juan Carlos Ramos
I got arrested on Oct. 8. And, my mom was proud of me. In fact, I did it for her.
October 22, 2013 in Guest Commentary by John Becker
bacterial meningitis – the swelling of the lining around the brain and the spinal cord – is a lethal disease. What if there was a way to eradicate bacterial meningitis like we eradicated polio? There is, but so far the government has ignored it and I need your help to change that.
October 11, 2013 in Editor's Note by Matt Comer
This issue, QNotes prints the sit-down interviews we recently held with both the Republican and Democratic candidates for Charlotte mayor.
October 11, 2013 in Guest Commentary by Kathy Baldock
Dr. Michael Brown insists he is reaching out with “love.” The water bottles he says his group passed out in 2011 did have the “Jesus Loves You” message on them, but also had a link to a site directing people to Exodus International for reparative therapy.
October 11, 2013 in Guest Commentary by Ryan Kingston
I think a big part of Dr. Michael Brown’s problem is that he seems to think he understands this issue when he clearly does not. He has absolutely no idea what it means to grow up in this country being gay, especially in the evangelical community.
October 11, 2013 in talkback by QNotes Staff
Readers respond to qnotes stories on NASCAR driver Nelson Piquet Jr. and op-eds on bigotry and Dr. Michael Brown.
September 27, 2013 in Editor's Note by Matt Comer
We’re making small changes here at qnotes, in our print edition and online. As we’ve done from time to time, these changes — some cosmetic, some editorial — are meant to serve you better.
September 27, 2013 in Guest Commentary by Dr. Michael Brown
According to qnotes editor Matt Comer, the outreach I helped organize at the recent Charlotte Pride event was a “spectacular failure.” I beg to differ, and with good reason.
September 27, 2013 in Editorial by Lainey Millen
On Sept. 18, the U.S. saw its first gay “Big Brother” winner after 15 seasons. I would otherwise be elated, but this year, I just wasn’t.
September 27, 2013 in talkback by QNotes Staff
Our readers respond to articles on LGBT-themed book and the opening of the Winston-Salem LGBT center.
September 13, 2013 in Editor's Note by Matt Comer
Last month, I had the wonderful pleasure of working with a great group of friends, colleagues and volunteers to make Charlotte Pride a resounding success this year.
August 30, 2013 in Editor's Note by Matt Comer
Because of you, this year’s Charlotte Pride rocked! Charlotte’s LGBT community, along with straight allies and folks from across the region — and even the nation — turned out in droves for a two-day festival Aug. 24-25 that was bigger and better than ever.
August 30, 2013 in On Being a Gay Parent by Brett Webb-Mitchell
Almost hidden from the public behind a main stair case in the large James E. Shepard Library at North Carolina Central University in Durham, N.C., is what remains from Durham’s F. W. Woolworth lunch counter.
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.
August 2, 2013 in Editor's Note by Matt Comer
Charlotte is not a friendly place for LGBT people.
August 2, 2013 in On Being a Gay Parent by Brett Webb-Mitchell
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.
August 2, 2013 in Guest Commentary by Jess McDonald
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.
July 19, 2013 in Editor's Note by Matt Comer
I, for one, have just about had it up to here with all the stereotypes about the South, y’all. And, it’s high time us southern queer folk start tellin’ it just like it is: Our wonderful accents don’t knock dozens of points off our IQs.
July 19, 2013 in talkback by QNotes Staff
Readers respond to LGBT Dems and Trans Inclusion, as well as LGBT Dems and Transparency
July 5, 2013 in Editorial by Matt Comer
With Pam Spaulding as a mentor, I got a jump start on my blogging and journalism career. We’ll all greatly miss her daily wit and wisdom.