QNotes shares its winners’ list in its QList 2014 – Best of Charlotte reader’s poll.
For the first time in the city’s history, a local museum will showcase an exhibit exploring national, regional and local LGBT history. The exhibit, “LGBTQ Perspectives on Equality,” opens on July 25 and runs through January at the Levine Museum of the New South and is a collaboration with several organizations and initiatives.
Readers respond to and have their own conversation following editor Matt Comer and writer Charles Easley’s July 4 commentary, “A Conversation on Black Pride.”
There has been significant community conversation on the differences and similarities between Charlotte Pride and Charlotte Black Gay Pride. Some defend the two events. Others say we should have only one, united Pride event. What do you think?
In the original version of our article “Black Pride fosters awareness, celebrates diversity” (July 4, 2014, pages 12-13), Miss Charlotte Black Gay Pride 2014 Carrie Chanel was incorrectly identified. We regret the error.
Six of the nation’s leading LGBT rights advocacy groups on July 8 announced they were withdrawing their support for the Employment Non-Discrimination Act (ENDA), fearing that broad religious exemptions included in the current bill could compel private companies to cite objections similar to those that prevailed in a U.S. Supreme Court ruling during the first week in July .