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May 29, 2010 – Page 2 – QNotes

Coastal: Dinner, concert to be held

News Notes: Carolinas

Come one, come all! WILMINGTON — Celebrate OutWilmington Pride weekend with The Great Gay Steakout! Under the Big Top fundraiser on June 12, 7-11 p.m. at St. Jude’s Metropolitan Community Church, 19 N. 26th St. Enjoy a steak dinner with all the trimmings. Cocktails are at 7 p.m., with dinner following at 7:30 p.m. Entertainment …

Western: Pride in the mountains

News Notes: Carolinas

BOONE — High Country Pride has announced that it’s upcoming event, “Pride Around the World,” will be held June 13-15. The committee has sought as its mission to unite, celebrate and support the entire LGBT community by coordinating efforts to wet the whistle of any Pride-goer. Hee Haw Bingo’s “Not Your Mama’s Bingo” will take …

Triangle: Spaulding doesn’t like ‘Liquor’

News Notes: Carolinas

Spaulding doesn’t like ‘Liquor’ DURHAM — Seems that N.C.’s own Pam Spaulding has been one of a growing number of activists, private citizens and organizations who have led the charge to have blackface drag performer Shirley Q. Liquor’s engagement for Hurricane Weekend on June 19 cancelled at the Russian River Resort in California. She joins …

New monthly LGBT film series kicks off

Event to be held at StorySlam, former Center location

A new monthly LGBT film series in Charlotte will kickoff on June 12 with the screening of “The Baby Formula.” The new event will be held every second Saturday of the month at the StorySlam! Arts Center, former home to the Lesbian & Gay Community Center of Charlotte, at 1401 Central Ave., Suite 103. Doors …

Howls and whispers

I Dreamed I Was A Dazzlingly Outrageous Lesbian

I will never forget the day I met Judy Jaffraty, because when I met her I got hit with the thunderbolt so hard that I walked around in a stupor for the next three days…I swear to god! Eventually, I pulled myself together and asked her out on a date. I wouldn’t say she did …

MTV returns for ‘Poly’ follow-up

Last year, qnotes profiled four young Charlotteans living in a polyamorous relationship. The four — Jeremy Eudy, Thomas Freyre, Jim Messaros and Chris Morgan — were also featured in MTV’s “True Life” series. The network has returned to Charlotte to film a follow-up episode on the men’s experiences and relationship. You might recall qnotes’ own …

Draggin’ out for the dough

Forecasts of spotty showers and thunderstorms couldn’t stop the hilarity at Hartigan’s Irish Pub on May 15. In fact, the skies stayed clear as hundreds of Queen City LGBTs and straight allies came out to support the Human Rights Campaign at the Queen City Drag Race. Hosted by Buff Faye, alter-ego to Campus Pride Executive …

Domo Arigato, Miss Roboto

If you’re anything like me, your first inclination will be to roll your eyes when you hear the gonzo sci-fi narrative that drives “The ArchAndroid,” (out now on Bad Boy/Wondaland) the full-length debut album from one of the most buzzed-about recording artists of the last few years. The concept is this (as best I can …

Out in the Stars: May 29-June 11

Check your inhibitions at the door when the Sun ambles into Gemini. Think it, act it, be it with all the tour de force that your tour can force. Are you touring around the world or docking in one particular port? GEMINI (05.22-06.21) There is nothing as alluring as the thought of you, at least …

Gay men, straight women, friendships and boundaries

Tell Trinity

Dear Trinity, Why do gay men form close bonds with straight women, complete with flirtations. See, I really don’t think my gay friend means to be cruel, but all his snuggling and affection makes me feel used. Maybe we need better boundaries? Girl/Gay Boundaries, Kansas City, MO Dear Girl/Gay Boundaries, Yes, gay men do get …