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Print Edition 2015-05-08 – QNotes

Making felons of troubled teens is not the answer

Commentary: The experiences of Charlotte teacher’s brother informs his opposition to legislation currently under debate

State senators in Raleigh are currently pushing a proposal (Senate Bill 343) that would make it a felony for a student to assault a teacher.

Our People: Q&A with Diane Troy

President, PFLAG Charlotte

Diane Troy says she’s an “unconventional learner.” She tells me she’s dyslexic and an ADHD adult. “I’m a fireball with all this energy,” she says.

Stand Still

Spiritual Reflections

Life has a way of stopping you in your tracks long enough for you to see that you’re headed off of the trail. If we are wise, we pause and take in the danger long enough to turn things around.

To Boom Boom with love: Get well soon

Dishing with Buff Faye

This month’s column is special and it goes out to someone extra special in our Queen City drag community — Boom Boom LaTour. For those who have not heard, Boom Boom recently had a heart attack and is currently recovering in the hospital day by day.

Charlotte: The Power of One fetes leaders in June

Carolinas News Notes: PowerHouse Project event to award Charlotte City Council member, bar owner and pastor

Powerhouse Project returns with its Power of One Community Awards & Gala event on June 13, 5 p.m., at Fairfield Inn & Suites Charlotte Uptown, 201 S. McDowell St., honoring African­-American, same-­gender-­loving men making an impact in the greater Charlotte community.