QNotes, the Charlotte-based LGBT community newspaper, is inviting its readers to share their personal reviews and experiences of their favorite Queen City restaurants and bars.
The birth of our modern-day LGBT civil rights movement is largely credited to the spontaneous riots at the Stonewall Inn in June 1969 and the resulting media coverage and community galvanization it spurred.
Do you plan on attending any Pride events this year?
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.
QPoll: Do you think LGBT advocates and organizations are expending adequate attention and resources on the Employment Non-Discrimination Act?
Do you think LGBT advocates and organizations are expending adequate attention and resources on the Employment Non-Discrimination Act?
Minnesota became the 12th state to legalize marriage rights for same-sex couples when Gov. Mark Dayton (pictured) signed the legislature’s bill on May 14.
Do you agree that Charlotte lacks a strong spirit or history of direct action and grassroots activism that can support organizations similar to ACT UP?
Soon-to-be iconic images — taken moments after the second blast on April 15 in the bombing attack at the Boston Marathon — feature three Boston police officers coming to the aid of a fallen runner. One of these officers is Boston PD’s LGBT community liaison.
Do you think it is appropriate for elected leaders who have routinely wooed LGBT voters to remain silent or refuse to vote on important matters of LGBT equality?
Campus police at the University of Houston-Downtown (UHD) have launched an investigation over flyers that surfaced on campus that detailed private medical information about a gay student’s HIV status.
QNotes will release its April 12, 2013, print edition on Friday, featuring more than a dozen young LGBT professionals making a difference in Charlotte, Chapel Hill and Raleigh. In celebration, a special social and mixer will be held, allowing young professionals and community members of all ages to mix and mingle with the young people profiled in the April 12 print edition.