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Young transgender activist Blake Brockington mourned

Time Out Youth Center is open to clients today with staff and counselors available for support

Friends and community members are mourning the passing of a local transgender youth activist, Blake Brockington, who died as the result of suicide overnight.

2014 Year in Review: Momentum and Change

Marriage equality dominated headlines, as other stories also kept the community busy throughout the year

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.

Protesters shut down Uptown square, march down Tryon St.

Activist group's LGBT leaders say entire system change needed for true justice

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.

Transgender Charlotte student nominated for homecoming king

Senior must raise most money for international charity to win

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.