Bingo has bells ringing

RALEIGH, N.C. — North Carolina State University’s GLBT Center is sponsoring its first annual drag bingo, “Wedding Bells Are Ringing!,” on Feb. 24 at 7 p.m. at the Witherspoon Student Center’s Washington-Sankofa Room.

Host Mark K Mart will be there in all her glory. She will be joined by NCSU’s Lily Diva-ine, Cookie Couture, Karma E’lectra, and Lena Wayback, as well as Marilyn Merlot, Lindsay Starr, Paulina Poorhouse and Rodessa Roadhard from Club 313 who will round out the entertainment for the evening.

Not only will participants have fun, but they will also get information on the upcoming anti-gay marriage amendment on the ballot on May 8.

A “worst bridesmaid dress” contest will be held, along with prizes.

Admittance is free, but attendees are encouraged to contribute to The Coalition to Protect North Carolina Families.

To reserve a spot, visit

GCN seeks web guru

RALEIGH, N.C. — The Gay Christian Network is searching for a full-time PHP web developer who can assist the non-profit in managing and building a new, innovative, streamlined version of its website., including overhauling and expanding its social networking site.

This is a one-year position with the potential to be extended to a multi-year or permanent position based upon project success, mutual interest and availability of long-term funding.

Applicants should be conversant in technologies such as PHP, CSS, HTML5/AJAX, etc., and have strong web experience.

Although the Network would prefer candidates to work out of the home office, consideration will be taken under advisement for others who may not be able to reside in the capital city on a regular basis once all other options have been exhausted. Benefits include a $50,000 salary, paid sick and vacation days, medical, dental and vision coverage.

For more information or to apply, visit

Lainey Millen

Lainey Millen is QNotes' associate editor, special assignments writer, N.C. and U.S./World News Notes columnist and production director. She can be reached at and 704-531-9988,...