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Print Edition 2014-11-07 – Page 2 – QNotes

Marriage equality is here to stay in North Carolina

Guest Commentary

On Oct. 10 and Oct. 14, two federal judges — one appointed by a Democratic president, one appointed by a Republican president — handed down rulings that declared North Carolina’s ban on marriage for same-sex couples to be unconstitutional.

Our People: Q&A with Spc. Elvis Wentzel

Fort Bragg servicemember, U.S. Army

The week that marriage equality became the law of the land in North Carolina, qnotes staff came across a heartwarming moment shared by two North Carolina servicemembers.

Jon takes a NASCAR drive, plus recaps from rugby and kickball

I recently had the opportunity of a lifetime. I was able to participate in the Richard Petty’s Driving Experience. This program allows you to drive a NASCAR race car around Charlotte Motor Speedway for eight laps at speeds up to 200 mph. And, for those who want, you can ride along with a trained driver …

Triad: Guilford awards grants

Carolinas News Notes

The Guilford Green Foundation awarded its 2014 grants during its Granting Ceremony & Volunteer Recognition festivities on Oct. 28 at Greenhill Gallery.

Triad: Gala announces keynote speaker

Carolinas News Notes

The Equality North Carolina Foundation will hold its 8th Annual Equality Gala, “Get Engaged, North Carolina,” on Nov. 22, 6:30 p.m., at The Empire Room, 203 S. Elm St. The festivities will be a celebration of the recent marriage equality win with the activists who were instrumental in achieving this goal.

Triangle: Network hosts Wolfe

Carolinas News Notes

The Raleigh Business and Professional Network will hold their monthly meeting on Nov. 12, 6:30 p.m., at 18 Seaboard, 18 Seaboard Ave., Suite #100.

U.S./World: Bill Clinton speaks at HRC gala

Beyond the Carolinas

Former U.S. President Bill Clinton spoke at the Oct. 18 national Human Rights Campaign gala, commending LGBT rights activists for a string of victories that have brought marriage equality to a majority of states.

No job, no bed, no joy… no date

Tell Trinity

A reader asks: “I’ve been dating this really great guy for weeks now, but he doesn’t have a very good job, stays on a friends’ couch and is on anti-depressants. I had much bigger expectations for a boyfriend! Should I keep dating him or hold out for someone better?”