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November 10, 2012 – Page 2 – QNotes

Beyond the Carolinas: OutServe-SLDN name first director

Beyond the Carolinas

WASHINGTON, D.C. — OutServe, the association of actively serving LGBT military personnel, and Servicemembers Legal Defense Network (SLDN) have tapped Army veteran Allyson Robinson to lead the newly combined organization, which will be known as OutServe-SLDN. The two organizations finalized their merger at the beginning of the month. The plan to join was announced in July.

Triangle: ENCF shares award winners

Carolinas News Notes

RALEIGH, N.C. — Equality North Carolina Foundation has announced its legislative and champion awardees for 2012. They, along with keynote speaker Rev. William J. Barber, who will receive a special award for his efforts against Amendment One, will be honored at the Nov. 17 Gala event held at the Empire Room, 203 S. Elm St., on Nov. 17, 6:30-10 p.m.

South Carolina: Holiday party slated

Carolinas News Notes

COLUMBIA, S.C. — South Carolina Black Pride will hold its 2nd Annual Red Rendezvous on Dec. 14, 8 p.m.-12:30 a.m., at the Columbia Music Festival Association, 912 Pulaski St.

Triangle: Center selling posies

Carolinas News Notes

RALEIGH, N.C. — The LGBT Center of Raleigh, 411 Hillsborough St., is getting in the Christmas spirt and has developed a fundraiser to support its 2013 OutRaleigh Festival by selling potted poinsettias.

Gold to hit Broadway

Carolinas News Notes

NEW YORK, N.Y. — Mitchell Gold, founder of Faith in America, will be a guest presenter at the post-performance TalkOUT for the musical “Bare,” on Dec. 5 Broadway World reported.

20 Questions: Chris Hood, Charlotte

Chris Hood loves living and working in Charlotte. “I don’t plan on leaving anytime soon,” he declares. We believe him — the guy puts down roots. Hood grew up in Rock Hill, where he was “very active in sports and the community.” He left the city to attend Clemson University and after graduating in 2010, he went back home, got a job with a financial firm and came out.

Playing the field: Fall season off to active start

Match-ups from across the Carolinas

Here at the sports news desk of qnotes, we are hoping you are enjoying the cool fall weather and taking in some of the exciting sporting events happening around the Carolinas, (even the Panthers are plagued by injuries and Cam is going through his sophomore slump). So, here is a rundown of what you might have missed and what things you shouldn’t miss in the next month!

Out in the Stars: November 10 – 23

Lust compels us to action, or at least we think so as Mars moves into earthy Capricorn and conjuncts shocking Pluto. Actions have reactions. Will it be everything we desire or just another case of heartburn? Better pack the Pepto.