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Print Edition 2015-07-31 – QNotes

Charlotte Pride 2015

The Ultimate Preview

Charlotte Pride is just around the corner and we’ve assembled a lot of fun and informative features to get you ready to celebrate.

Ten must-have items for Charlotte Pride

Get your Pride festivities on, but don’t forget these essentials at home

Charlotte Pride’s annual festival and parade are just around the corner. Taking up a full two days of Uptown fun, the event will feature over 150 vendors, the Sunday parade, hours of main stage entertainment and more.

Pride Week Events

With Charlotte Pride’s annual festival and parade comes more than a week’s worth of community, nightlife and other events leading up to the main event.

Taking Pride in the ‘Alphabet Soup’

A 101 on the diversity of the LGBT community

First it was homophile. Then homosexual. After that it was gay. Then it was gay and lesbian. With the additional recognition of the bisexual and transgender communities, our broader community identifier became longer and longer.

Bella, the Queen of South End

Dishing with Buff Faye

Just like the “Wizard of Oz,” the Queen City of Charlotte is bound to have at least a few witches (oops, I mean queens) reigning over the various neighborhoods. Hmmmm… the Queen of Morehead has a nice ring to it. Don’t you think?