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Charlotte school board defeats anti-gay proposals

Day of Silence activities saved from proposed ban by conservative board members.

CHARLOTTE, N.C. — On Tuesday, April 15, the Charlotte-Mecklenberg Schools (CMS) Board of Education defeated member Kaye McGarry’s proposal to excuse anti-gay and conservative students’ absences on the annual National Day of Silence, Friday, April 25. The board also defeated an attempt to ban all Day of Silence activities in Charlotte schools. The proposal to …

Man in drag crashes into store

DETROIT, Mich. — According to The Charlotte Observer, a man in drag repeatedly crashed his car into a lingerie store in Detroit. Jeremy McIntosh, 27, was arrested Saturday, April 12. According to authorities McIntosh was wearing ” “facial makeup, lipstick, blue Capri pants, red flip-flops, a flowery blouse and a matching flowery women’s bra.” McIntosh …

Candidates on the Carolina stump; blogger calls out Kay Hagan

Briefly Political

Candidates on the Carolina stump CHARLOTTE — Sens. Hillary Rodham Clinton and Barack Obama are campaigning across the state. On Mar. 19 Obama stopped in Fayetteville, home to Fort Bragg, and the Grady Cole Center in Charlotte, Obama’s remarks focused mainly on the nation’s prolonged presence in Iraq and other Middle Eastern nations. “In order …

‘Sordid Lives’ to premiere in July

LOGO series an off-shoot of hit play, film

The LGBT-focused LOGO television network has announced a July 23 premiere date for “Sordid Lives: The Series.” Like the 1996 play and 2000 film of the same name, “Sordid Lives: The Series,” is created, written and directed by Del Shores and stars Bonnie Bedelia (“Die Hard,” “The Division”), Beth Grant (“No Country for Old Men,” …

Primary Concerns

Over the last few weeks, we have been contacted by numerous parties representing the Democratic presidential contenders. They want to know if Q-Notes is making an endorsement for the upcoming N.C. primary, slated for May 6, and, if so, whether we are supporting Sen. Hillary Clinton or Sen. Barack Obama. We’ve basically stalled them, waiting …