Ed. Note — This is part two in a series on trans issues and the DSM V, continued from the July 26 issue of Q-Notes. The Chair and many members on the APA (American Psychiatric Association) sexual and gender identity disorders workgroup for the DSM V, scheduled for release in 2012, are far removed from […]
PM not authorized to rebuke MP LONDON, England — As previously reported by Q-Notes, Member of Parliament Iris Robinson (Democratic Unionist Party — Strangford, North Ireland, pictured) has begun a radio campaign exhorting LGBT people to seek therapy and calling homosexuality an abomination. Robinson describes herself as a born again Christian and has publicly stated […]
Dearest Trinity, I’m so sick of the “beautiful people” getting all the attention. Don’t you think that all this importance on beauty and sex appeal is making life too competitive? Beauty Queasy, Minneapolis, Minn. Dearest Beauty Queasy, Sorry to burst your competitive bubble but beauty will always be competitive, always be in style and always […]
Consolidate your gains as the Sun moves into stable Virgo. Not only can you turn a practical eye to the issues at hand, you can also build your future on solid ground and not on shifting sands. Unless of course you are relaxing at the beach. LEO (07.24-08.23) Even though the stock market has had […]
Charlotte Diner event a deal breaker CHARLOTTE — The Human Rights Campaign (HRC) Carolinas has announced its first 2009 Gala “Let’s Make a Deal” Diner event to be held on Aug. 26 at Alley Cat, 314 N. College St., at 7 p.m. This soirée will help launch the theme of “Imagine.” For two years, […]
‘Next Ten Pledge’ CHARLESTON — The Alliance for Full Acceptance (AFFA) is challenging community members and AFFA supporters to help them raise $10,000 by Sept. 30. The organization has operated in the Charleston area for 10 years. In that time, the group has garnered more than 1,600 members, created an award-winning TV, radio, print and […]
The gorgeous Isis, seen here, is one of the 14 models competing to win over Tyra, Mr. Jay, Ms. J and all the other judges in the upcoming cycle of “America’s Next Top Model.” What’s so fab about her, other than the fact that she has legs for days and will surely give the other […]
Letters to the editor and comments from Q-Notes Online. Web comments are not edited for grammar or punctuation. McCain and gay adoption John McCain has no idea and is pandering to the right wing of the Republican party and fundamentalist Christians with his stand on these issues. — Wade Boyles, Aug. 9, 2008, web Della […]
The Gay and Lesbian Alliance Against Defamation announced Monday, Aug. 18 that 72 percent of all U.S. newspapers now have in place inclusive policies for recognizing same-sex relationships in wedding, commitment and other union announcements. Carolinas papers fared well.
The Charlotte Business Guild will present its 2008 Don Kind Awards on Tuesday, Aug. 19, at its monthly meeting at the VanLandingham Estate.