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Posted inArts & Culture

Lambda Rising

So you’ve got a little pocket change lying around and you want to get your partner something nice. How about a rare book? Just $1500. Or there’s one for just under $900, if you prefer. And if neither of those are enough, well, Lambda Rising in Washington, D.C. has one for a mere $32,000. Sorry, […]

Posted inNews

Companies team up to reach LGBT travelers

Openly gay Facebook co-founder Chris Hughes said the popular social networking site was always meant to be gay-friendly. Online social networking companies are teaming up with leading travel and transportation agencies in an effort to reach out to the LGBT traveler. The most recent companies to jump into the fray include Facebook, PlanetOut, American Airlines […]

Posted inNews, Politics

Flip loves Matt and other odd Ozark tales

Operation Save America’s Flip Benham was unsuccessful in ‘saving’ LGBT community during Diversity Weekend. Photo Credit: Lainey Millen EUREKA SPRINGS, Ar. — From Apr. 3-6, this Northwest Arkansas town played host to one of its seasonal Diversity Weekend celebrations. This resort town only has 2,300 residents. Over one-third of the population is gay, lesbian, bisexual, […]

Posted inNews

Moore, Democrats top ENC 2008 endorsements

Citing his support of employment non-discrimination, EqualityNC endorsed Treasurer Richard Moore in North Carolina’s gubernatorial Democratic primary. RALEIGH — In the first two weeks of April, Equality North Carolina (ENC), the statewide LGBT advocacy organization, released endorsements for seven legislative primary races and six executive contests including the governor’s office. The endorsements, released under ENC’s […]

Posted inOpinion Pieces

Primary Concerns

Over the last few weeks, we have been contacted by numerous parties representing the Democratic presidential contenders. They want to know if Q-Notes is making an endorsement for the upcoming N.C. primary, slated for May 6, and, if so, whether we are supporting Sen. Hillary Clinton or Sen. Barack Obama. We’ve basically stalled them, waiting […]

Posted inCover Stories, News

Day of Silence sparks outcry

REGIONAL — On Friday, Apr. 25, thousands of LGBT and straight ally students in the Carolinas and across the U.S. will participate in the National Day of Silence, a day-long vow of silence to represent how LGBT people are forced to live invisible lives. In response, national right-wing groups including the American Family Association (AFA) […]

Posted inArts & Culture

A short walk, but a long history

No matter what the weather, AIDS Walk participants keep going to raise necessary funds for the cause. While it would be difficult to overstate the importance of AIDS Walk fundraisers in the battle against HIV and AIDS, the events themselves couldn’t be much simpler. Participants solicit donations from family and friends before gathering together on […]

Posted inLocal

Artists sought; Boone Pride; and bullying survey

Charlotte Singers, musicians, spoken word artists sought CHARLOTTE — Pride Charlotte 2008 is looking for LGBT and supportive established acoustic-style performers (vocal, instrumental, and spoken word) to perform on the Community Stage (a second smaller stage) at its annual event on July 26 at Gateway Village in Uptown Charlotte. They are looking for local and […]

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