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Timeless Pride, Part Two

A two-part history timeline of the LGBT Carolinas

Below is part two of Q-Notes’ exclusive Timeless Pride, covering events from 1987 through 2005. To view part one of the exclusive, with years 1971 through 1986, click here. January 1987 — In an editorial published in Q-Notes, editor Don King makes one of the first public calls for a community center in Charlotte. His …

Anti-gay org launches ‘Stop Jennings’ campaign

Attack comes just days before Kevin Jennings begins work

Just days before a respected safe schools advocate is set to begin his work at the Department of Education, a national anti-LGBT and “family values” organization has a launched an online and print advertising campaign to stop his appointment. The Family Research Council (FRC) aims to keep Winston-Salem, N.C.-native Kevin Jennings — founder and former …

Timeless Pride

A two-part history timeline of the LGBT Carolinas

The history of the LGBT community is a tough subject to study. The community has been oppressed and maligned for so long, that much of the history is forgotten. In most schools, LGBT youth never learn about the legendary events and people who helped to shape the queer community, the entire nation and its political …