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Spaulding was a mentor and unique Carolina voice

Editorial

With Pam Spaulding as a mentor, I got a jump start on my blogging and journalism career. We’ll all greatly miss her daily wit and wisdom.

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LGBT Dems leader accused of anti-trans bias

VP of state LGBT Democratic Party caucus refutes charges; Caucus takes nearly two weeks to respond on transgender inclusion issues

A local transgender, Democratic Party activist is alleging that a fellow LGBT leader in the party told her she should join a men’s auxiliary group instead of receiving full membership in a local party women’s caucus.

Court strikes down DOMA

From local coverage to the White House, reactions underscore victory, dreate buzz

On June 26, the Supreme Court of the United States struck down The Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA) and Proposition 8 (Prop 8).

Legal Briefs: Decision Day

Groups and individuals from across the country chime in on the Supreme Court’s ruling on DOMA and Prop 8.

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Triangle Black Pride hosts fourth annual events

Slated for Durham, July 25-28

Triangle Black Pride’s fourth annual Shades of Pride Weekend will be held from July 25-28, most activities taking place in the Durham Convention Center, 301 W. Morgan St. Akil Campbell, chairperson for Triangle Black Pride, told qnotes that the event is an opportunity to bridge community.