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Print Edition 2014-12-19 – QNotes

2014 Year in Review

Arts. Entertainment. News. Views. 2014.

QNotes has scoured its archives and presents its most memorable, most read and most interesting news and feature stories from 2014.

2014 Person of the Year: Joshua Burford

UNC-Charlotte staffer, community archivist leaves mark on newfound home

It’s been a little over two years since Joshua Burford moved to the Queen City. Adopting it as his newfound home, he wasted no time jumping in.

2014 Year in Review: Momentum and Change

Marriage equality dominated headlines, as other stories also kept the community busy throughout the year

It’s another year for the history books, folks. And, wow, it’s quite a year. Legal advances in equality, a major midterm election, changes in our local community and more kept the staff here at qnotes rolling with news updates all year long.

A year of change and challenge

Editor's Note

I was wrong. Dead wrong. Even when the Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals struck down Virginia’s anti-LGBT marriage ban, I continued to be wrong.

Campus Pride’s commitment to transparency

In reference to your recently-published Community Assessment Survey of local LGBTQ non-profits, I wanted to thank you for providing transparency to the Charlotte LGBTQ donor community on the financial security of the organizations we love and support.

Dream Big

Spiritual Reflections

I spent my eighth grade afternoons immersed in “The Autobiography of Malcolm X.” My teacher, Ms. Lela Lynch, thought I would enjoy his story and loaned me her copy. Later, at night, I would dream of a life that was exciting enough to write about.

Happy holidays from the Genderbread Person

Dishing with Buff Faye

It is Holi-DRAG time! The whole Queen City is buzzing. Jingle bells, Santa suits and lip-synching familiar songs of the season abound at your local drag hotspots. This month I wanted to give back in the spirit of the holiday by interviewing someone very special — “The Genderbread Person.”