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  1. Derricka Banner killed in Charlotte, becomes 19th transgender person murdered in 2017Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 13 | Q-Notes

    This is the second murder of a trans woman of color in Charlotte this year, and falls just before the city is set to host NC Trans Pride Derricka Banner, 26, was found shot and killed in a vehicle around 3 a.m. Tuesday morning in northwest Charlotte. Banner is the 19th transgender person murdered this year, most trans women of color, and the city's 64th homicide of the year.

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  2. Vi Lyles upsets Charlotte Mayor Jennifer Roberts in Democratic primaryRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 12 | Q-Notes

    Published: September 12, 2017 in News Updated: September 12, 2017 at 10:06 pm ENGAGE: Write a letter to the editor Pictured Above: Vi Lyles will now face Republican Kenny Smith in the general election in November. -- Photo by Ely Portillo, The Charlotte Observer, on Twitter.

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  3. Non-profit celebrates new facilitiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 8 | Q-Notes

    Published: September 8, 2017 in A&E / Life&Style , Featured Stories Updated: September 7, 2017 at 5:22 pm ENGAGE: Write a letter to the editor Pictured Above: ourBRIDGE for KIDS has found a new home at which to continue its growth and diversity and inclusion outreach. A young nonprofit, ourBRIDGE for KIDS, celebrates the inauguration of its new center on Sept.

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  4. Charlotte: 'Darkness' Walk, Catholic Retreat, Duke...Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 8 | Q-Notes

    Published: September 8, 2017 in Carolinas News Notes Updated: September 8, 2017 at 1:36 am ENGAGE: Write a letter to the editor Pictured Above: The Out of the Darkness Charlotte Walk will be held on Oct. 28 to benefit the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention. CHARLOTTE, N.C. - The American Foundation for Suicide Prevention will hold its 10th annual Out of the Darkness Charlotte Walk on Oct. 28, 2 p.m., beginning at Romare Bearden Park, 300 S. Church St. When participants walk in the Out of the Darkness, they join hundreds of thousands of people nationwide to raise awareness and funds that allow the foundation to invest in new research, create educational programs, advocate for public policy and support survivors of suicide loss.

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  5. A packed field is competing for four at-large City Council seats. Here's your guide.Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 31 | Q-Notes

    Three of the incumbents - Julie Eiselt, Claire Fallon and James Mitchell - are running for re-election. But with Mayor Pro Tem Vi Lyles running for mayor, there is guaranteed to be at least one newcomer.

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  6. Celebrating over the rainbow: This year's Charlotte Pride parade was bigger than everRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 28 | Q-Notes

    Pictured Above: Members of LGBT Partnership Network march in the 2017 Charlotte Pride parade Sunday in uptown Charlotte. Diedra Laird [email protected] The 2017 Charlotte Pride parade just set a record as the city's largest annual parade, and on Sunday, the floats went on for hours.

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  7. InFocus: Charlotte 2017 - 'Gayborhoods' offer LGBTQ-friendly funRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 25 | Q-Notes

    Published: August 25, 2017 in A&E / Life&Style , Featured Stories Updated: August 24, 2017 at 7:47 pm ENGAGE: Write a letter to the editor Pictured Above: Plaza Midwood is a blend of eclectic shops and food options and is blossoming with new apartments and condos throughout the neighborhood. Photo Credit: James Willamor via Flickr.

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  8. InFocus: Charlotte 2017 - Dial 411 for the communityRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 25 | Q-Notes

    Published: August 25, 2017 in A&E / Life&Style Updated: August 25, 2017 at 12:57 am ENGAGE: Write a letter to the editor [Editor's Note: qnotes ' research into finding community resources was only as good as what was available online and from other sources. Should readers find errors and wish to send corrections to the list or want to have a group listed, email qnotes with "InFocus addition" in the subject line to [email protected]

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  9. Charlotte: 'Christians,' Polls, New Venues, Crowdfunding, RAIN InitiativeRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 25 | Q-Notes

    Published: August 25, 2017 in Carolinas News Notes Updated: August 24, 2017 at 5:45 pm ENGAGE: Write a letter to the editor Pictured Above: 'The Christians' will premiere in North Carolina at the Booth Playhouse in the Blumenthal Performing Arts Center from Sept. 13-Oct. 1. CHARLOTTE, N.C. - "The Christians" will hold its North Carolina premiere during Sept.

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  10. Roberts wants Stonewall Street renamed. But rival raises a vote she cast in 2006.Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 24 | Q-Notes

    Mayor Jennifer Roberts is having to explain a vote in 2006 for Confederate History Week after pushing to have Stonewall Street renamed Charlotte Mayor Jennifer Roberts said Wednesday she supports renaming uptown's Stonewall Street, which is named for Confederate Gen. Thomas "Stonewall" Jackson.

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  11. Hoax Alert: The KKK did not rally in Charlotte todayRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 19, 2017 | Q-Notes

    Social media was buzzing with rumors of the Ku Klux Klan holding a rally in uptown Charlotte today. As it turns out, it was a hoax.

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  12. Preview: Charlotte Pride Festival, ParadeRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 11, 2017 | Q-Notes

    Published: August 11, 2017 in A&E / Life&Style , Featured Stories Updated: August 10, 2017 at 5:55 pm ENGAGE: Write a letter to the editor The return of Charlotte Pride Festival and Parade is upon us. A weekend-long event, the festival is set for Aug. 26-27, with the parade to be held on Sunday, Aug. 27 from 1-3 p.m. at N. Tryon St and 9th St. Organizers say that the Charlotte Pride team has worked hard to continue the event's upward momentum, after the 2016 event drew more than an estimated 130,000 visitors over the weekend.

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  13. Center's dream becomes realityRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 11, 2017 | Q-Notes

    Published: August 11, 2017 in A&E / Life&Style , Cover Stories , Featured Stories Updated: August 10, 2017 at 5:14 pm ENGAGE: Write a letter to the editor In 1990, Tonda Taylor, along with human services professionals, educators, physicians and clergy, assembled to discuss the needs of young LGBTQ individuals who were struggling with their sexual orientation. They knew that there was a desperate need for a place for them to turn for help and support.

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  14. Charlotte: Drag Storytime, Pride Interfaith Service, Flourish, Pride...Read the original story w/Photo

    Aug 11, 2017 | Q-Notes

    Published: August 11, 2017 in Carolinas News Notes Updated: August 10, 2017 at 6:42 pm ENGAGE: Write a letter to the editor Pictured Above: Brandon James, a.k.a. Princess Onya has received push back and attacks by the Alt Right for her attempts to bring Drag Queen Storytime to Charlotte, N.C. CHARLOTTE, N.C. - South Carolina's Brandon James, whose drag alter ego is Princess Onya, has come under attack by city council members and religious groups after a story broke about his attempts to bring Drag Queen Storytime to the Queen City as a way to educate children about issues of acceptance.

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  15. Charlotte: Community Loss, Band Performers, 'Rent'Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 28, 2017 | Q-Notes

    Ledins began life as William Griglak and became a Roman Catholic priest in 1959 and underwent gender reassignment surgery in 1979, The Charlotte Observer reported. At the time of her transition, she was serving as a priest and thus became the first woman to hold such a position.

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  16. Charlotte LGBT Chamber of Commerce celebrates 25th anniversaryRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 12, 2017 | Q-Notes

    A must-see event for the local LGBTQ community is coming up on July 25, when the Charlotte LGBT Chamber of Commerce celebrates 25 years of evolution for business owners and professionals within the community. Held at Le MA ridien , 555 S. McDowell St., the event will take place from 6:30-8:30 p.m. at the hotel's Craft City Social Club.

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  17. Finding a home to call your ownRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 30, 2017 | Q-Notes

    Published: June 30, 2017 in Spiritual Reflections Updated: June 29, 2017 at 7:10 pm ENGAGE: Write a letter to the editor When Dorothy famously clicked the heels of her ruby red slippers and said, "There's no place like home," we all knew exactly what she meant. We knew it even if the actual house in which we were raised was anything but a home.

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  18. Charlotte: Pride Event, Chamber Anniversary, TOY StaffRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 30, 2017 | Q-Notes

    Published: June 30, 2017 in Carolinas News Notes Updated: June 29, 2017 at 7:33 pm ENGAGE: Write a letter to the editor CHARLOTTE, N.C. - Charlotte Black Gay Pride will be held from July 19-23 at various locations across the Queen City. On July 19, join the community for "Centerstage," a one-act play series, at 7 p.m. at the Little Rock Cultural Center, 401 N. McDowell St. The following day, a town hall meeting will take place at 6:30 p.m., at St. Luke Missionary Baptist Church, 1600 Norris Ave. On July 21, there will be a meet and greet reception at 6:30 p.m. at the host hotel Embassy Suites Charlotte Uptown, 4800 S Tryon St. Participants can stay for the Pajama Jam at 10 p.m., which includes games, movies, and concessions.

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  19. Charlotte's Equality March contributes to national movementRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 15, 2017 | Q-Notes

    Published: June 15, 2017 in Featured Stories , News Updated: June 14, 2017 at 7:14 pm ENGAGE: Write a letter to the editor Pictured Above: Equality March Charlotte participants took to the streets to protest inequality. Photo Credits for All Photos: Art & Eye Photography; Deonte' D. Wilbourn of Beyond Deon Photography; Tevin Baskerville of Baskerville Photography and Designs CHARLOTTE, N.C. - The local incarnation of the national Equality March for Unity and Pride movement took place on June 11 and consisted of hundreds upon hundreds of Charlotteans supporting minority rights.

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  20. Love and healing: Cyteria Knight recovers from strokeRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 15, 2017 | Q-Notes

    Published: June 15, 2017 in A&E / Life&Style , Featured Stories Updated: June 14, 2017 at 5:35 pm ENGAGE: Write a letter to the editor Together for 35 years, truly through sickness and in health, Cyteria Knight, 60, and Susan Miller, 58, have seen more than their share of challenges. Knight's stroke early this year initiated a long journey toward recovery, and even more trials with mounting medical bills and ineffectual bureaucratic "aid" programs.

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