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Print Edition 2014-05-23 – QNotes

Then & Now: Women’s Place in Charlotte’s LGBT Movement

Part One of Two: Early leaders, organizers lay groundwork

Sitting in a City Council conference room on the 15th floor of Uptown’s government center, two of the city’s most influential lesbian women are discussing their pasts, how they met and the work they believe must still be done in the community.

Home & Garden: Six hot home design trends for Spring 2014

Does spring and the impending seasonal switchover to summer have you itching to refresh a tired, lackluster room? Or, maybe you’re looking for some small ways to make a big impact on your home’s style? Whatever the case, here are some of this season’s most buzzed-about trends and how you can incorporate them into your next project.

Triad: Rural campaign launched

Carolinas News Notes

On May 7, the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) and the National Center for Lesbian Rights (NCLR) launched their Rural Pride campaign to elevate and address the needs of LGBT people living in rural communities across the U.S.

Charlotte: Scholarship fund apps open

Carolinas News Notes

The Neil and Tim Griffin Scholarship Fund application season is now open. The fund, established in 2007 and offered by Time Out Youth Center, will present two $1,250 awards this year.