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Cover Stories – QNotes

Self Perception: It’s All in the Family

Bisexuality, pansexuality, and why my identity is just as valid as yours

…the next time the phrase “there’s a flag for everything these days” is uttered within earshot of me, I will not be responsible for my actions.

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Interview: Katrina Kemp

A little person with a lot of heart

Katrina Kemp is fierce. Let’s just get that out of the way quickly. She’s widely known for her appearances on television and in performances with celebrities.

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Get to know the Queen City better

InFocus: Charlotte 2018 — These local tours help you explore and learn more about the city you love and adore, all in unique and diverse ways

Whether you’re new to the city or a native or longtime resident, Charlotte always has something new and exciting to offer.

How four gender-nonconforming youth made their stage debut

My play ‘The Mermaid Hour’ asks theatres to cast only trans or gender-nonconforming performers in the lead role. Here’s how they, and the teens, including one from Charlotte, rose to the occasion.

Actor’s Theatre of Charlotte executive director Chip Decker said, “We put everything we could think of out into the universe,” including connecting with a support group for parents of trans youth.

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Pride and Protest

In these locales around the world, Pride’s primary purpose remains a protest

What started out in New York City’s Greenwich Village in June 1969 as a protest has morphed through the ensuing decades into an annual celebration and commemoration for our global LGBTQ community.

The six kinds of gay ‘straight’ hookups

Greensboro researcher and Missouri colleague study the same-sex experiences of straight-identified college students

A larger survey of some 24,000 college students, found that one out of four women and one out of eight men whose last “hookup” was with a same-sex partner also said they identified their sexual orientation as straight.