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.
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 …
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.
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?”