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The year in photos: retrospeQtive 2007

compiled by Q-Notes staff

(Jan. 27) Spiritual Merriment at Unity Fellowship Church.

(March 10) Bert Easter and Harriet Hancock accept the HRC Equality Award on behalf of Rainbow Radio.

(April 21) Nine-year-old Jordan Mitzel raised approximately $5,000 for AIDS Walk Charlotte.

(May 19) Male celebrities are daring to bare it all for success. DJ Scotty Thompson says his career has profited from his propensity for showing skin.

(June 16) Members of South Carolina’s Upstate community joined together on June 3 to commemorate the life of gay murder victim Sean Kennedy.

(Aug. 25) At the end of August, Karl Rove resigned from his position in the Bush administration. Despite alignment with the extreme right-wing, Rove reportedly ‘did not consider himself a Christian.’









(Aug. 25) LOGO’s ‘The Visible Vote ‘08: A Presidential Forum’ was hosted by Time and CNN journalist Margaret Carlson, seen here with presidential hopeful Dennis Kucinich (right). Panelists included Washington Post columnist Jonathan Capehart, singer Melissa Etheridge and HRC President Joe Solmonese.


(Oct. 20) The NC Pride Festival attracted between 6,000 and 7,000 party-goers, many of them youth.

(Nov. 17) Majority Whip Rep. James Clyburn (D-SC) speaks at a post-ENDA vote press conference attended by ENDA sponsors and HRC President Joe Solmonese. The final version of the employment non-discrimination legislation failed to include transgender workers.







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