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The doors to Time Out Youth Center, a local LGBT youth services agency, remained open all day Tuesday as youth, clients, community members and others who knew activist Blake Brockington filed in for support and fellowship.
It’s another year for the history books, folks. And, wow, it’s quite a year. Legal advances in equality, a major midterm election, changes in our local community and more kept the staff here at qnotes rolling with news updates all year long.
More than 100 protesters took to Independence Square and marched down Uptown’s Tryon St. on Tuesday evening, speaking out against police brutality and injustices they say have led to failed indictments in cases where police have killed unarmed black men.
A 17-year-old transgender senior at East Mecklenburg High School has been nominated by his peers to run for homecoming king. The winner — whoever raises the most money for an international charity — will be crowned this Friday at East Meck’s homecoming basketball game.