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Print Edition 2016-03-11 – QNotes

Leading Ladies ‘Let’s hear it for the girls…’

Queer and queer-friendly women who make a difference in the Carolinas

Queer women have plenty of reasons to celebrate this year. A recent report published by the United Nations found that across the globe, there are more girls enrolling in school, more women holding jobs and more women getting elected and assuming leadership positions than ever before in recorded history.

Staying in the closet

Five reasons it can damage your mental & physical health

While a major hurdle for LGBT rights in the Western Hemisphere has finally been overcome in the past few years (legalization of gay marriage in both the United States and the United Kingdom), it looks less and less hopeful that same tolerance can be achieved globally.

Being Christian is hard for some

Guest Commentary

It is hard to be a Christian these days. I’m going to let you marinate on that, and I’m going to say that again: it is hard to be a Christian these days.

Go for it!

Spiritual Reflections

When I was a young girl, I wanted to become a teacher. When I was a teenager, I just wanted to graduate high school and attend college. Underneath those two wishes, there was a deeper need to feel safe and to stop hurting.

Book me: 10 tips on how to get a drag booking

Dishing with Buff Faye

“RuPaul Drag Race” Season 8 started on March 7. Who would have thought drag would be so popular? Just look right here in the Queen City. More and more drag queens are popping up all around.

Errata 03.11.16

In our last print issue, we inadvertently had an error with regard to our coverage on the vote on Charlotte’s non-discrimination ordinance.

Charlotte: It’s bus party time

Carolinas News Notes

Buff Faye’s 7th Annual St. Patty’s Get Lucky Party Bus will hit the road on March 11, 8 p.m. sharp, from Bar at 316, 316 Rensselear Ave., visiting local LGBT-friendly bars.