free hit counters
QNotes – Gay Charlotte and LGBTQ Carolina News, Arts & Entertainment

Supreme Court takes action on trans military ban

Around the Country: Ruling will likely be temporarily stymied by lower courts in Maryland, Washington and California

The US Supreme Court announced today it would offer a temporary uphold of current U.S. president Donald Trump’s requested policy of a ban on transgender individuals serving in the military while lower courts continue to debate the case.

- - - advertisement - - -

Anti-violence laws don’t protect gay couples

Around North Carolina: Non-co-habitating couples can’t request legal protection for battering

Despite the Supreme Court ruling, the state was left with an obscure law unlike any other in the the nation that prevents those in same-sex relationships and not sharing a residence from accessing protective orders for domestic violence.

Hopes and aspirations for paying it forward

Community leaders share their New Year’s resolutions

The new year is upon us and what better time to discover and reflect on what we want this annual restart to become for us.
Carolinas LGBTQ and allied community leaders have shared their resolutions and hopes for 2019.

- - - advertisement - - -

Giving For Good

Make an impact in your community

Inspiration to give back to your community can come from any number of places, from a personal desire to make a difference to fulfilling a graduation requirement for community service hours.

How to Become Your Best Self

Introspection, Evaluation and Direction Pointers

Ask yourself… are you truly who you want to be? Is this the life you really want? Are you living each day as your best self? What can you change today?

Starting the New Year with a Clean Slate

Spiritual Reflections

Welcome to 2019! There’s something about a new year that feels like a clean slate. As a new year begins, we make our plans.

- - - advertisement - - -

Chamber celebrates holidays, honors community members

Event’s welcome reception and social attended by Gov. Roy Cooper

Last month, the Charlotte LGBT Chamber of Commerce celebrated the holiday season in festive style, as well as conducted its final business of the calendar year with its sold out “Shimmer, Shine & Success!” event held at The Westin. The event was also graced by North Carolina Gov. Roy Cooper.