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Print Edition 2016-11-04 – QNotes

Intersectionality and assemblage: a real-life definition

LGBTQ people share experiences of prejudice

Those who follow conversations about social justice and societal prejudice have probably come across the term “intersectionality” at some point. It’s an academic term, referring to the way different types of disadvantage combine within individuals or groups.

What is the ‘I’ in LGBTQI?

Part 1 of a 2-Part Series: Taking the mystery out of sexuality

In our community’s alphabet soup, I often hear, “What does the ‘I’ stand for?” I often hear answers like: “inter-gendered;” “inquisitive;” “inter-gay,” but sometimes “intersex.”

Transgender Day of Remembrance 2016

Honoring those lost

I have cried enough at Transgender Day of Remembrance (TDOR) memorials. It is an annual memorial ceremony held on Nov. 20 for transgender people who have lost their lives to violence in the prior year.

Our People: Q&A with Trey Greene

Our People

In a time and place like post-HB2 North Carolina, it is especially critical for people and organizations to come together to support transgender identifying individuals. Transcend Charlotte, co-founded by 33-year-old Trey Greene, does just that. Greene, a transgender man from the “famously conservative” town of Wilkesboro, N.C., was the catalyst for his family to begin to consider new perspectives and start to evolve.

Holiday Gift Guide 2016

The gift of movies

Who doesn’t love movies? The DVD and Blu-ray titles that follow cover a broad range of subjects and genres. There are dramas (including “The Dresser”), comedies (such as the “Neighbors” sequel), and several documentaries (“Tab Hunter Confidential,” for example). In other words, there’s something for almost everyone on your holiday gift list. There are probably even movies that you might enjoy watching or owning. Popcorn and Milk Duds sold separately.

Ultimate Guide to Gay Gift Giving 2016

Fun things for that special someone

Racking your brain this season on what to get the Gay who has everything? Consider these handpicked holiday gift ideas perfect for LGBTQ techies, music lovers, gym bunnies, and more.

Triad city tops HRC equality list

10 cities across the Carolinas are rated

The Human Rights Campaign (HRC) Foundation, in partnership with the Equality Federation, has reported that Greensboro, N.C. is in the number one spot in North Carolina for LGBTQ inclusion in municipal law and policy with a score of 80 points. The total number of cities rated numbered 506 from across the nation.