The search for Charlotte’s hottest men began months ago and culminated in a thrilling evening of underwear model mayhem at this year’s “BRIEF: A Fete for Fashion.”
Organizers of this year’s Pride Charlotte say their newly-expanded, two-day festival in Uptown Charlotte will offer extended opportunities for entertainment and community engagement.
Two years ago, Charlotte was one of four cities vying to capture the 2012 Democratic National Convention (DNC). When the news hit home, locals began putting their dreams and hopes into plan. For many, hosting the national political event would be a defining moment for Charlotte, a city that had been hit hard by the uncertainty caused by the financial and economic collapse in 2008.
In 2008, LGBT delegates and guests to the Democratic National Convention in Denver, Colo., were treated to a special welcome when they got to the Mile High City. When nearly 500 LGBT delegates and hundreds more LGBT and straight ally guests arrive in Charlotte, they’ll be treated no differently.
Do you think that Charlotte’s hosting of the 2012 Democratic National Convention will enhance and strengthen the city and its local LGBT community?
The next couple of weeks in Charlotte will be buzzing. There’s almost too much going on. Between Pride Charlotte, the upcoming 2012 Democratic National Convention and so many new and progressive changes here at qnotes, I can barely contain my excitement.
I went on vacation expecting to visit old friends, see my brother get married and bake in the sun. I did all that — and watched my partner devour every lobster in three New England states.
Pat McCrory and Walter Dalton are engaged in a cutthroat battle to be the next governor of North Carolina. Up to this point, both candidates have focused their messages primarily on job creation and jumpstarting the economy, along with a healthy dose of personal and political attacks (e.g. McCrory’s tax returns and Dalton’s ties to Gov. Perdue).
Dynasty Young, a gay, gender non-conforming 17-year-old, will not be allowed to return to his former high school officials for Indianapolis Public Schools (IPS) have decided.
Author E. Patrick Johnson is headed to the Tar Heel State to interview black southern lesbians for his upcoming book, “Honeypot.” He will be conducting his research from Aug. 23-26.