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October is National LGBTQ History Month. Beginning tomorrow, the “LGBT History Month” project of Equality Forum will celebrate the achievements of this year’s selected 31 icons.

We’ll post these daily at QnotesCarolinas.com and you can watch the preview video online now.

In this week’s issue, we highlight the ‘Famously Hot’ SC Pride with headliner Natasha Bedingfield, take a look at HRC’s new president, launch our new Qnotes Democracy project and more!

‘Famously Hot’ SC Pride is an event not to be missed

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Getting to know Columbia’s legendary Harriet Hancock

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A conversation with SC Pride President Jeff March 

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Our Rights at Risk

Election Day is fast approaching. Voters across North Carolina will head to the polls on Tuesday, November 8, but the […]

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Charlotte International Arts Festival (CIAF) With over 200 attractions, many for free, this festival has something for everyone.

through October 2

Various locations and times

Note: Outdoor locations have been cancelled due to weather conditions expected with Tropical Storm Ian.


HRC announces Kelley Robinson as new president

She will be the organization’s first Black woman to serve in the role

The national LGBTQ organization Human Right Campaign (HRC) has announced that its new president is Kelley Robinson. It’s also notable […]

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Workplace equity in Charlotte

How the Carolinas LGBT+ Chamber upskills both businesses and employees

During Charlotte Pride, Qnotes surveyed nearly 300 people to find out the biggest challenges they faced in the workplace as […]

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Supreme Court to revisit LGBTQ rights – this time with a wedding website designer, not a baker

A simmering, difficult, and timely question returns to the Supreme Court this fall: What happens when freedom of speech and […]

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