North Carolina has a variety of community organizations, resources and services for those living with HIV/AIDS or those seeking to get involved in HIV/AIDS prevention, education and advocacy.
Founded in October 2006, Rosedale Infectious Diseases, a sponsor this year for “Life, Positively,” is one of the Charlotte area’s few private medical firms with staff working specifically to care for those living with HIV/AIDS.
Each year about this time, the Salvation Army begins rolling out its trademark red kettle giving campaign. Bell ringers joyfully greet shoppers and passers-by who, in return, drop anywhere from a few cents to much, much more in the buckets.
City Councilmember LaWana Mayfield, the city’s first openly LGBT elected official, was elected to an officer position with the National League of Cities’ Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual and Transgender Local Officials (GLBTLO).
A national LGBT advocacy organization has released the second edition of their rating tool for cities and municipalities across the country. Cities in the Carolinas, including Charlotte, were among the rankings, with scores jumping this year from initial scores in 2012.
The American Civil Liberties Union of North Carolina (ACLU-NC) will honor a local lesbian attorney for her dedication to advancing equality for LGBT North Carolinians.
About 60 community members attended a special memorial and vigil commemorating the national Transgender Day of Remembrance on Wednesday evening.
Emotions flared from family and friends while accusations of bias were leveled against prosecutors as an Iredell County gay man accused of statutory rape and kidnapping accepted a plea arrangement in Cabarrus County Superior Court on Monday.
Local LGBT communities across the Carolinas will rally to support increased awareness on anti-transgender violence during local observances of the national Transgender Day of Remembrance.
A gay man initially charged with statutory rape and first degree kidnapping is expected to enter a plea arrangement in Cabarrus County Court today. The details of case, including the defendant’s allegations that the youth he had a relationship with had fake photo identification, has raised questions, including from one state lawmaker, on the application of the law.
LGBT business owners and community leaders were awarded last night at a fundraising dinner for the Charlotte Business Guild, the city’s LGBT business organization.
The LGBT Community Center of Charlotte announced on Wednesday that it will hold a community town hall meeting on Dec. 4.
North Carolina Attorney General Roy Cooper, largely expected to challenge incumbent Republican Gov. Pat McCrory in the 2016 gubernatorial election, spoke to the state’s leading LGBT advocacy group at a fundraising dinner on Saturday evening.
The time has fallen back. The leaves are changing colors. Halloween has passed and Thanksgiving is on its way. Now is the time people start poking around trying to find the perfect gift for that friend or loved one on their winter holiday list.