This issue, through the generous support of the Hearts Beat as One Foundation, The Bar at 316 and Charlotte Business Guild, qnotes publishes its annual LGBT newcomer and community resource guide, “InFocus: Charlotte.”
Readers respond and comment on Gov. Pat McCrory and his stance on LGBT legislation, the comparisons and differences in Pride observances and Atty. Gen. Roy Cooper’s recent stand on not upholding the state’s ban on same-sex marriage.
What do you think about the current state of LGBT Charlotte? Has acceptance and equality grown? Are we better off today than a few years ago? Are we headed in the right direction?
Mark your calendar: Dog Olympics set for Sept. 13. The Companion Animal Wellness Club at North Carolina State University’s College of Veterinary Medicine will host the Dog Olympics from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 13, 2014, with fun competition, canine demonstrations, rescue groups, free microchip clinic and a special “custom cart” Paralympics Parade for dogs with spinal cord injuries.