Matt Comer

Matt Comer

At a Glance:

Matt Comer has been a Project Contributor since December 2008, has written 44 entries and currently lives in Charlotte, NC.


A native of Winston-Salem, N.C., Matt Comer currently lives in Charlotte, N.C., where he serves as the editor of Q-Notes, the LGBT newspaper of North and South Carolina.

Since his first foray into activism at age 14, as a freshman at R.J. Reynolds High School, Matt has gone on to create a nationally-respected blog and commentary website at, participate in several national LGBT activism movements and become a respected and outspoken advocate on important LGBT, political and social issues in the Carolinas and nationally. In September 2008, Matt appeared as an author in "Crisis: 40 Stories Revealing the Personal, Social, and Religious Pain and Trauma of Growing Up Gay In America," edited by Mitchell Gold.

Matt Comer: Recently Filed


Barney Frank Stirs Controversy at Last LGBT Caucus

Filed by Matt Comer | September 06, 2012 | 9:04 PM | comments

Log Cabins, Stonewall Dems respond to 'Uncle Tom' comment.Read More


Democrats Shift Focus to Middle Class, Immigration, Healthcare

Filed by Matt Comer | September 06, 2012 | 6:30 PM | comments

Obama makes surprise appearance at end of Clinton nominating speech. Read More


Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper Speaks at DNCC

Filed by Matt Comer | September 06, 2012 | 6:00 PM | comments

Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper, known to many nationwide after the Aurora shooting tragedy and after wildfires struck his state this season, delivered remarks at the convention podium on Wednesday.Read More


GOProud on Hand for DNC Rebuttals

Filed by Matt Comer | September 05, 2012 | 1:20 PM | comments

GOProud director Jimmy LaSalvia says Democrats are skirting jobs and economy.Read More


Historic Democratic Platform Calls for Expanded LGBT Rights

Filed by Matt Comer | September 05, 2012 | 9:00 AM | comments

New plank supports full marriage rights for same-sex couples, opposes Defense of Marriage Act. Read More