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You like me, you really like me! I’m no Sally Field, but it does feel good to be noticed. 

The Washington Post: Rallying against North Carolina’s transgender bathroom lawMy girlfriend Lara and I were featured in this 4 minute 11 second video after the passing of House Bill 2. Follow us around as we prepare for Transgender Day of Visibility.

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The Margarita Confessionals: Chatting About Nachos, Being Authentic, Charlotte Pride, and More with Joanne Spataro. This podcast, hosted by Lauren Levine and Ali Washburn, attracted me with the promise of day drinking and spilling my secrets. I accomplished both and am proud to say I am sincerely drunk and loving it on this episode.

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2015 Pride Power Couple – Creative Loafing CharlotteThe only reason we had this photo shoot is because the writer wanted to take a photo of us at our lunch interview and I refused. No one needs to see my hair sticking up to heaven.


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. While I insisted on a photo shoot for Creative Loafing‘s Pride Power Couple Issue, #WeLoveCLT’s Garrett Tichy gave me no choice. Thankfully I wore this lipstick scarf and red lipstick only because I needed a kick that day.

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Creative Loafing Charlotte Names Joanne Spataro One of the 15 to Watch in 2015. I compared myself to pre-Amal George Clooney while playing telephone with half a mannequin. I met my other half, Lara, later that year and she cut that crap out, thank goodness.

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Charlotte Observer Names HERS Patrick Cannon Spoof Best of 2014. I’m pretty sure disgraced former mayor Patrick Cannon and I are so never going to be friends.

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Why Joanne Spataro likes to do it in bed. Interview newsmakers, that is. I spent a lot of time in bed talking to people on my talk show, Pillow Talk with Joanne. Here’s why I did it.

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