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  1. Queen City takes 'steps' in the fight against AIDS for two decadesRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 22, 2016 | Q-Notes

    Published: April 22, 2016 in A&E / Life&Style , Featured Stories Updated: April 21, 2016 at 11:43 pm ENGAGE: Write a letter to the editor Pictured Above: AIDS Walk Charlotte 2016 Chair Robert Dogens will be on hand to welcome participants on May 7. Dogens is senior vice president and strategic planning manager at Wells Fargo. The 20th Annual AIDS Walk Charlotte will take place on May 7, with participants hitting the streets from the Gateway Village Promenade, 800 W. Trade St. at 10 a.m. A signature fundraising event for the Regional AIDS Interfaith Network , it brings brave individuals together to walk the two-mile trek through the heart of Uptown Charlotte.

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  2. Charlotte: Mercy AIDS walk, TOY silver anniversaryRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 22, 2016 | Q-Notes

    Published: April 22, 2016 in Carolinas News Notes Updated: April 22, 2016 at 2:48 am ENGAGE: Write a letter to the editor Pictured Above: House of Mercy President and CEO Stan Patterson welcomes participants to the Walk for AIDS held on April 9. BELMONT, N.C. - The House of Mercy's 25th Anniversary Walk for AIDS was held on April 9 with over 300 participants and fundraising totals have been announced. At press time, $40,430 was raised to support low-income residents of the House of Mercy who are living with AIDS.

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  3. Charlotte: SEED20, ASO fundraiser, CLT film fest, activism guide, sports prosRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 8, 2016 | Q-Notes

    Published: April 8, 2016 in Carolinas News Notes Updated: April 7, 2016 at 5:54 pm ENGAGE: Write a letter to the editor CHARLOTTE, N.C. - Shane Windmeyer, founder and executive director of Campus Pride, has been selected as one of the top 10 finalists for Social Venture Partners' SEED20 Class of 2016. The class participants, who are comprised of area non-profit entrepreneurs, are competing for cash and grant awards that total up to $55,000.

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  4. In Memoriam: A life celebrated and rememberedRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 8, 2016 | Q-Notes

    Published: April 8, 2016 in A&E / Life&Style , Featured Stories Updated: April 7, 2016 at 5:01 pm ENGAGE: Write a letter to the editor Pictured Above: Brandy Alexander was celebrated and remembered on March 26 in Charlotte, N.C. Photo Credit: Memory Books of Brandy Alexander Over a hundred friends and family gathered in the early evening on Saturday, March 26 at Chaser's Charlotte for the "Brandy Alexander Celebration of Life Memorial Service." Danny Leonard [Brandy Leonard] passed away on Monday, March 21, 2016, at the age of 70. As a drag legend, Alexander will hold a place in history as one of the most popular female impersonators in the South.

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  5. Young & LGBT: Two youth-focused orgs aid teensRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 25, 2016 | Q-Notes

    Published: March 25, 2016 in A&E / Life&Style , Cover Stories , Featured Stories Updated: March 24, 2016 at 8:04 pm ENGAGE: Write a letter to the editor Pictured Above: Time Out Youth Center and Campus Pride work on behalf of the young and LGBT community. Photo Credit: Time Out Youth Center, QTribe For Time Out Youth Center , it's all about making sure that teens are getting the assistance they need while they are still developing into young adulthood.

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  6. Charlotte: Food pantry, art installation, chorus concert, forum, faith conference, PFLAG fundraiserRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 25, 2016 | Q-Notes

    Published: March 25, 2016 in Carolinas News Notes Updated: March 24, 2016 at 8:53 pm ENGAGE: Write a letter to the editor Pictured Above: The Jeanne White-Ginder Food Pantry at Different Roads Home is seeking contributions. Photo Credit: 135 pixels via Dollar Photo Club and hab.hrsa.gov CHARLOTTE, N.C. - The Jeanne White-Ginder Food Pantry, located at Different Roads Home, 2320 N. Davidson St. , is now taking in donations to assist its client base.

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  7. Charlotte: Faith breakfast, chamber benefit, wedding expoRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 26, 2016 | Q-Notes

    Published: February 26, 2016 in Carolinas News Notes Updated: February 25, 2016 at 7:51 pm ENGAGE: Write a letter to the editor CHARLOTTE, N.C. - The Week of Prayer for the Healing of AIDS Breakfast will be held on March 3, 9:30 a.m., at St. Luke's Missionary Baptist Church, 1600 Norris Ave. Faith and community leaders will deliver "moving and empowering messages about individual strength and the power of compassion and love" during the free, public event. RSVP by Feb. 26 to be included by calling 704-496-9578 or email [email protected]

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  8. Charlotte: Film screening, ASO funraiser, vet trainingRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 26, 2016 | Q-Notes

    Published: February 26, 2016 in Carolinas News Notes Updated: February 25, 2016 at 7:44 pm ENGAGE: Write a letter to the editor CHARLOTTE, N.C. - A screening of "Holler if You Hear Me: Black and Gay in the Church" will be held on March 4, 7:30 p.m., at Johnson C. Smith University, Science Center Auditorium, 100 Beatties Ford Rd. The film, created by BET.com and presented by Clay Cane, will be streamed through Facebook Live or Periscope. It was nominated for the GLAAD Media Award.

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  9. Our People: Q&A with Milton HowardRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 12, 2016 | Q-Notes

    Published: February 12, 2016 in Our People Updated: February 11, 2016 at 6:23 pm ENGAGE: Write a letter to the editor "Growing up, I pretty much was always that party kid, always liked to go out," the Huntersville, N.C., native said. "It has always been my passion.

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  10. Charlotte: Gay delegate, PFLAG fundraiser, prayer breakfast, band...Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 12, 2016 | Q-Notes

    Published: February 12, 2016 in Carolinas News Notes Updated: February 11, 2016 at 7:50 pm ENGAGE: Write a letter to the editor ROLESVILLE, N.C. - On Feb. 6, Ryan Butler was elected as one of five delegates to the Democratic National Committee from North Carolina from the North Carolina Democratic Party's State Executive Committee. That marks the first time an out LGBT DNC member and super delegate has ever been elected by the state Democratic Party, Butler shared.

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  11. Charlotte: Board post, Methodist gathering, HRC GalaRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 29, 2016 | Q-Notes

    Published: January 29, 2016 in Carolinas News Notes Updated: January 28, 2016 at 6:46 pm ENGAGE: Write a letter to the editor Pictured Above: Janice Covington Allison is sworn in as the Democratic Women of Mecklenburg County as chair of the hospitality committee. She is the first transgender person to join the board.

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  12. 'Witches Night Off'Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 15, 2016 | Q-Notes

    Published: January 15, 2016 in A&E / Life&Style , Cover Stories , Featured Stories Updated: January 14, 2016 at 7:14 pm ENGAGE: Write a letter to the editor Pictured Above: 'Wicked' cast members Justin Wirick and Ryan Jackson bring their 'Witches Night Off' cabaret to Charlotte, N.C. on Jan. 24 Photo Credit: 'Wicked' Road Tour Sure, it looks fun from out here, but life inside the national tour of "Wicked" can be grueling. The company performs eight shows a week, Tuesday through Friday, nearly 52 weeks a year.

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  13. Charlotte: Connie Vetter, HRCNC awards, gala co-chairsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 15, 2016 | Q-Notes

    Connie Vetter, a long-time LGBT activist and attorney, was awarded with the Julius Chambers Diversity Champion Award by the Mecklenburg County Bar Association on Jan. 7. "I'm incredibly honored and blown away by it. I'm in the company of some pretty amazing people," she said in a Facebook post.

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  14. Charlotte: House of Mercy, Americo, Condum CoutureRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 1, 2016 | Q-Notes

    Published: January 1, 2016 in Carolinas News Notes Updated: January 1, 2016 at 12:30 pm ENGAGE: Write a letter to the editor Pictured Above: The Tradesmen prepared a holiday meal with a lovely fruit basket for House of Mercy. Photo Credit: House of Mercy BELMONT, N.C. - The House of Mercy , 100 McAuley Cir., announced that it had received a contribution of $5,000 from The Tradesmen during HOM's holiday part in early December 2015.

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  15. Charlotte: Chamber training, film fest volunteers, voices soughtRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 1, 2016 | Q-Notes

    Published: January 1, 2016 in Carolinas News Notes Updated: December 31, 2015 at 3:18 pm ENGAGE: Write a letter to the editor CHARLOTTE, N.C. - The National Gay & Lesbian Chamber of Commerce will hold a training institute from Jan. 28-29 , 8 a.m.-4 p.m., at the Omni Hotel, 132 E. Trade St. The event is hosted by the University of Notre Dame - Mendoza College of Business. The institute is a free two-day training program, exclusively funded by Wells Fargo, that provides executive-level learning to chamber of commerce leaders from across the country.

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  16. Charlotte: Council assignments, youth group sets goalRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 18, 2015 | Q-Notes

    Published: December 18, 2015 in Carolinas News Notes Updated: December 17, 2015 at 6:28 pm ENGAGE: Write a letter to the editor Pictured Above: The newly-elected and seated Charlotte City Council members. Al Austin , James Mitchell, Jr. , Julie Eiselt , John Autry , LaWana Mayfield , Mayor Jennifer Roberts, Greg Phipps , Kenny Smith , Claire Fallon , Ed Driggs , Patsy Kinsey and Vi Lyles .

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  17. 'Kinky Boots': North Carolina native kicks up heels in Queen CityRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 18, 2015 | Q-Notes

    Published: December 18, 2015 in A&E / Life&Style , Featured Stories Updated: December 17, 2015 at 7:08 pm ENGAGE: Write a letter to the editor Pictured Above: Steven Booth and J. Harrison Ghee on stage with the national touring company's 'Kinky Boots' cast. Photo Credit: Matthew Murphy "Kinky Boots," the smash-hit musical inspired by true events, takes you from a gentlemen's shoe factory in rural England to the glamorous catwalks of Milan.

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  18. Homo Sweet Homo: Plaza Midwood and NoDa are Carolinas' gayest neighborhoodsRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 18, 2015 | Q-Notes

    Published: December 18, 2015 in A&E / Life&Style , Featured Stories Updated: December 17, 2015 at 5:28 pm ENGAGE: Write a letter to the editor Pictured Above: A beautiful day in the gayborhood: A Human Rights Campaign flag flies from a front porch in Plaza Midwood. Photo Credit: Nick de la Canal The 28205 zip code containing Charlotte, N.C.'s Plaza Midwood and NoDa neighborhoods has put the "queen" in "Queen City" for the last two decades, but now the area has new reason to celebrate; the U.S. Census finds it's the gayest area not just in Charlotte, but in both North and South Carolina.

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  19. Year in Review 2015: The Carolinas - Looking backRead the original story w/Photo

    May 8, 2014 | Q-Notes

    Published: December 18, 2015 in Featured Stories , News Updated: December 17, 2015 at 6:14 pm ENGAGE: Write a letter to the editor Pictured Above: Hundreds of people filled a capacity meeting chamber, with the city opening several overflow rooms during debate on LGBT-inclusive non-discrimination ordinances. Five members of an anti-LGBT church in Springdale, N.C., The Word of Faith Fellowship, were indicted on felony charges stemming from a young gay man being kidnapped and abused by them because of his sexual orientation.

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  20. Jennifer Roberts sworn in as Charlotte mayor, pledges to support LGBT rightsRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 8, 2015 | Q-Notes

    Published: December 8, 2015 in Carolinas News Notes , News Updated: December 8, 2015 at 7:04 pm ENGAGE: Write a letter to the editor Jennifer Roberts was sworn in as Charlotte mayor on Monday night, Dec. 7 in front of a packed house and among great fanfare. Both balconies were full as people watched Roberts become the city's fifth mayor in less than three years.

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