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Print Edition 2015-01-02 – QNotes

Fit and fab — LGBT health concerns for a new year

Common health and fitness goals and tips for LGBT community members

New year resolutions. We all make them. Many of us end up breaking them. We start out with all the greatest intentions and by a few weeks in, we’ve either forgotten our new-found commitments or given up.

New life goals and tips for a smarter, more efficient new year

Getting your home, your office and your finances organized for an emotionally, financially and organizationally prosperous 2015

It’s a new year. Another 365 days in which to tackle your life goals, make new friends, visit new places. Maybe you’ll get that promotion you’ve been dreaming of or maybe it’s a long-sought-after new career.

Our People: Look Back

The People of 2014

2014 was a great year for qnotes’ “Our People” column, a casual, get-to-know you Q&A-style interview column. We sat out to broaden the diversity of experiences, perspectives, ages, genders, races and more with “Our People” last year. Looking back at 2014, we met some absolutely, fabulously amazing people.

New movement priorities for a new year

Editor's Note

If 2014 was the year for marriage equality, what will be in store for 2015? More marriage news, no doubt. We’re still a bit of aways off from full marriage equality in all 50 states, so expect to see more advancements, and even a slight setback or two, as we continue our forward momentum on this particular issue.

The obvious newsmaker of 2014 for North Carolina

Guest Commentary

As 2014 came to an end, newspapers and websites and television talk shows were busy with their year-in-review features, looking back at the people and events of 2014 with many of them picking a newsmaker of the year in North Carolina.

Stephen: A ‘Soldier of Change’

Out in Print

The phone call began another very long day. It arrived approximately 10 seconds after you walked to your desk, the first of that kind of interruption, followed by dozens of urgent (to the sender) emails and six cubicle drop-bys. Alas, you didn’t get much done that day.

Sports teams help with personal fitness goals

Playing the Field

In honor of our Health and Wellness issue, here is a list of Charlotte and Carolinas LGBT-friendly sports and activities to help you and your loved ones accomplish those well-intentioned New Year’s resolutions.

Charlotte: Party donates $15,000

Carolinas News Notes

The sixth annual Twirl to the World Holiday Party held on Dec. 13 raised $15,000 for one of its beneficiaries, Campus Pride, a Charlotte-based national non-profit working with LGBT college and university students.

Charlotte: Lesbian theologian to speak

Carolinas News Notes

Lesbian feminist theologian the Rev. Dr. Carter Heywood will visit St. Martin’s Episcopal Church, 1510 E. Seventh St., on Jan. 18. Services will be held at 8 a.m. and 10:30 a.m. Heyward will speak at both. She will also teach a class at 9:15 a.m.