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Since the beginning of disco to the present day, the LGBTQ+ community has been one of the biggest supporters of the genre, and in many ways kept it alive over the years.

House and dance music legend Ultra Naté says her career started in the LGBTQ community, “in the underground house community, which is a mixed community. Even on a professional level, with people around me that work behind the scenes, in so many facets of my career, have been a part of my story and have brought their art and their vision to my story for so many years in so many different ways.”

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The very definition of ultra: an interview with Ultra Nate’

Every time house and dance music legend Ultra Naté releases a new album it’s a cause for celebration. Her latest, simply titled “Ultra” (Peace Biscuit), is no exception. Maintaining the house and club vibe we’ve come to associate with her, Ultra Naté unfurls a set of irresistible bangers that are sure to have even […]

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Equality NC PAC endorsements for the 2022 Midterm Elections

With the midterm elections now less than a month away, Qnotes is sharing Equality NC PAC’s latest round of endorsements for the 2022 elections. This batch of endorsements includes leaders running for Congress, the Senate and multiple local offices. In a statement released prior to the primaries, Equality NC Executive Director Kendra R. Johnson offered […]

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Invoking Your Right to Vote: What’s at-stake on the Ballot

For over a decade, we’ve seen attempts to make it harder, not easier, for people to vote in North Carolina.  Using methods like diluting Black voting strength through gerrymandering congressional maps in 2011, and enacting one of the nation’s toughest voter identification rules in 2013, to limit access to voting.  The impact on the LGBTQ+ […]

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Voting is key to securing our freedoms. Leading into the midterms, Qnotes will focus on the information you need to participate in our elections. And over the course of two years, we will further examine what is at stake and how our rights are at risk in this election and as we head to 2024. Read more.

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