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Remembering Dan Kirsch

Former QNotes Editor and Community Leader Dies at Age 66

At a recent meeting of the LGBTQ Elders Steering Committee, co-chair Cindy Hostetler said, “Every LGBTQ organization today (in Charlotte, N.C.) ties back to Dan Kirsch.” Kirsch died suddenly on Friday, Feb. 21. He was 66.

Fall fests dot the Carolinas’ landscape

Head Out for Some Fall Fun

Well, summer is winding down, but you’d hardly think so with the blistery heat we’ve experienced this year. Never fear! To cool things down a bit, we’ve assembled a sampling of fall festivals that will usher in the season and provide for a fun-filled time across the Carolinas.

The Queen City: A Pride Retrospective

The Early Years of Pride Events in Charlotte

Pride events in Charlotte grew out of the activism of the 1970’s, such as the short-lived Charlotte Gay Alliance co-founded by the late Don King in 1972, and a chapter of Dignity, organized in 1977, and later changed to Acceptance to expand its diversity and outreach.

S(no)w better way to spend the winter

In a season of freak snow storms and temperature fluctuations by the hour, here are a variety of activities for LGBTQ folks to enjoy, stay active and have fun

It may be cold outside, but there are so many fun things to do warm up from the chill.

NC Pride apologizes to Jewish groups

Pride Parade scheduled on Yom Kippur draws criticism

NC Pride scheduled its Pride Parade on Yom Kippur, the holiest day of the year for Judaism. Many groups and Jewish individuals will not attend as a result.

N.C. Pride Festival and Parade in Durham in photos and video

Thousands turn out to show their pride

The 32nd N.C. Pride Festival and Parade saw thousands turn out in Durham on Saturday to show their LGBTQ pride. Take a look at some video and photos from the event below.   NC Pride. Not just for one day–for all 365. #ncpride2016 #equalitync #wherewasroy #goodbyemccrory #outandproud A video posted by Rev. Bonnie J. Berger …