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Print Edition 2018-10-05 – QNotes

LGBT History Month

A Time to Celebrate

Every October, the LGBTQ community takes time to recognize the people, place and events that helped shape our lives and the quest for “equality and justice for all.”

Breast cancer walks help raise awareness

Monies raised go toward supporting organizations, research, treatment and care

October across the U.S. is Breast Cancer Awareness Month. During this time, communities bring out the pink as participants take to the streets to walk or run to bring awareness to the disease that affects primarily women, and more rarely, men too.

The dawning of the age of Aquaria

‘RuPaul’s Drag Race’ Season 10 winner speaks out

Spunky and sassy and bursting with talent, Aquaria (born Giovanni Palandrani, based in Brooklyn, N.Y.), snatched the crown from the other queens to be named Season 10 winner on “RuPaul’s Drag Race.”

Domestic violence in the workplace

Legal Eagles: Creating safeguards for protection

Employers are often quick to discourage office romances. One reason could be an attempt to avoid the precarious position of the employer and employees if the couple brings their relationship woes to the office or if the relationship does not last.

Our People: Calla Hales

Healthcare Administrator

Calla Hales, administrator of Charlotte abortion provider A Preferred Women’s Health Center (APWHC), is uniquely placed to bear witness not only to what may be some of the most critical moments in individual lives, but to the collision of personal and political on a larger scale.

Forging your gains though progressive overload

Health & Wellness: The grueling process of improvement

They were recreating in minute detail the process of forging a sword. It looked like backbreaking work. Not just the actual physical activity, but the sweltering conditions and the constant repetition.