Originally from Tulsa, Okla., Jake Hillyer moved to Charlotte eight years ago at the age of 24. He’s worked at several local gay bars and in the service industry for more than a decade.
qnotes wants to thank our other contestants in this year’s inaugural Charlotte’s Favorite LGBT Bartender Contest. The winning title could only go to one person, but each of these folks are winners in our book and got plenty of votes from their most loyal patrons! Keep up the great work!
You’ve planned for it, dreamed of it, wished it would happen. You imagined yourself with it and envied those who had it: family, vacation, money, success, a sibling, a pony. Whatever it was, it’s been your most fervent desire since forever.
On June 30, the U.S. Supreme Court struck a decisive blow to the rights of women and opened the door to continued abuses to other minorities.
Editor Matt Comer and local writer, media artist and educator Charles Easley recently discussed the place and purpose of Charlotte Black Gay Pride. Often, people ask why there is a need for a “Black Pride.”