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QNotes – Page 412 – Gay Charlotte and LGBTQ Carolina News, Arts & Entertainment

Scholarships awarded

Five students receive college funds

Local students Sam Tarleton, Cameron McBee, Londyn Marshall, Melissa Black and Natalie Martinez have each been awarded funds to assist in their college education.

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Pride: Still so much more than a party

Editor's Note

Each June, the LGBT community commemorates one of its most defining historical moments. National LGBT Pride Month gives us the opportunity to celebrate our history and what we’ve accomplished.

“Forward, Together, Not One Step Back!” Moral Mondays and North Carolina’s LGBTQ Community

On Being a Gay Parent

“Freedom, freedom, freedom in the morning, freedom in the evening,” sang the impromptu chorus of women and men outside of the golden doors of the North Carolina House of Representatives in Raleigh’s Legislative Building for three Mondays in a row.

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Charlotte: Leader invited to White House

Carolinas News Notes

Shane Windmeyer, executive director of Campus Pride, participated in a White House conference on mental health on June 3.

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Beyond the Carolinas: Boy Scouts allow gay youth

Beyond the Carolinas

The Boy Scouts of America’s 1,400-member National Council voted to allow openly gay youth members in their programs on May 23. The change was approved by 61 percent of voting delegates, sparking controversy from anti-LGBT opponents of the new policy, some of whom have said they will pull their support of Scouting.