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DJ who attacked gay student deletes tweets, but the internet will remember (because I saved screenshots)

RELATED: Gay Winston-Salem State student victim of online threats, slurs by popular local DJ, MTV2 star Brian “B-Daht” McLaughlin, a popular Greensboro, N.C., DJ for and cast member for season 6 of MTV2’s and Nick Cannon’s “Wild N Out” improv comedy show has deleted several messages on Twitter publicly attacking a gay Winston-Salem State University. …

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Hindsight is 20/20? Five Cannon quotes that seem eerie today

As now-former Mayor Patrick Cannon was running for his mayoral office last fall, qnotes sat down with both him and his Republican opponent Edwin Peacock. Our Q&As and full suite of election coverage then gave LGBT voters the opportunity to get to know the candidates. But, in light of Cannon’s arrest yesterday for federal corruption …

UNC student drops trou, wishes you a happy spring break (NSFW)

It might be rainy (or icy, depending) and dreary today, but it’s still Friday. And, who says qnotes is old and staid?! We know a good laugh when we see one… Like this video of a University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill student’s strip-tease prank this week in a biology lecture at the esteemed, two-century-old campus.

An apology to Jessica Wood

In a series of three articles (1, 2, 3) published last week, qnotes covered U.S. Rep. Renee Ellmers’ and her spokesperson Jessica Wood’s reaction to Clay Aiken’s congressional campaign announcement. In doing so, I included information about Wood, incorrectly and offensively linking her volunteer work in Uganda with that nation’s current movement to criminally penalize …

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QNotes seeks models for 2013 swimwear issue

Have a HOT bod? Not afraid of showing some SKIN? QNotes, Charlotte’s LGBT community newspaper, is looking for two male models to help us out with our 2013 swimsuit/underwear issue. You get some free underwear and/or swimwear and a free set of photos for your own use after our publication. Photo shoot would take place …