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Print Edition 2015-07-17 – QNotes

Catching up with Gil Croy

Former Charlotte artist now living in Raleigh

Artist and community organizer Gil Croy gave his creative heart and soul to Charlotte’s LGBT community. He volunteered with several organizations and his often interactive artwork always inspired both those who participated and viewers alike.

A toast to 10 years: Charlotte Black Gay Pride

Organization holds 10th annual events July 16-19

Over 100 people gathered Saturday, July 11 to pay tribute to 10 years of Charlotte Black Gay Pride (CBGP). The organization, founded in 2005, celebrates its 10th annual event the weekend this print edition hits stands.

Young and Positive: A Son’s and Mother’s Journey, Part 4

Miracle on the Ninth Floor / The Blessed Mother Delivers

Two weeks went by, and I was thrilled to be feeling better. I could get up without the nurse’s help. The nausea and vomiting was finally over. I started to wander the ninth floor of Levine Children’s Hospital and rebuild my muscle. I was becoming — day by day — happier. I think, but I wasn’t sure.