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Print Edition 2017-03-24 – QNotes

Leading Ladies: influential women in the LGBTQ community

Stories of success and empowerment in honor of Women’s History Month

As January’s Women’s Marches showed, there are countless strong and influential women ready to effect change in the world. Locally, Charlotte, too, has some outstanding female leaders. In honor of Women’s History Month, qnotes wants to honor some of the local women who are paving the way for change, acceptance, and pride.

Lesbian couple rallies after serious illness

‘Miraculous’ recovery greeted with grace and humility

It’s a rare relationship that can last for 35 years, let alone remain strong and supportive through the trials of health crises. That’s just what Susan Miller, 58, and Cyteria Knight, 60, have: a love that flourishes no matter what fate flings their way. On Jan. 17, Knight suffered a serious stroke and was hospitalized for almost two months — with Miller never leaving her side.

Cumming around again

An interview with Alan Cumming

Alan Cumming is a queer renaissance man. He sings, he dances, he writes, he acts — there doesn’t seem to be anything he can’t do.

Developments show continued controversy on HB2

Law’s repeal like a tug of war

The controversy surrounding House Bill 2 (HB2) sees developments every day. The anti-LGBTQ legislation, which mandates public restroom use by birth sex and nullifies local non-discrimination protections, has had massive pushback from advocates and allies. In the interest of keeping our readers informed, qnotes breaks down the avalanche of headlines and provides a brief but comprehensive breakdown of HB2 news.

Our People: Q&A with Torie Dominguez

Charlottean talks friends, family, activism and retail-based epiphanies

Torie Dominguez is a Charlottean born and raised, who left the city to pursue dreams of diplomacy, but returned upon realizing that being close to family meant more to her than she might once have imagined. She shared with us her insights into life, work and the importance of presenting yourself honestly to the world.

8 Patterns of Wellness — Part 8 of 8: Rest

Health & Wellness

In this series, I’m going to share some thoughts about the eight patterns that comprise the program that is Integre8t Wellness. With these fundamentals in place, you can expect to see enhanced results from your fitness plan.

Triad: Youth issues, scholarship apps, seder, center scholarship

Carolinas News Notes

The Queer Fish youth organization recently met to discuss youth issues, applications are due for the Carter Stroupe Scholarship, Elsewhere is hosting a seder and the North Star LGBTQ Community Center is now accepting applications for The Kevin Jennings Equality Winston-Salem Scholarship.