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The AIDS Epidemic in Charlotte

A headline in the July 3, 1981 issue of The New York Times read “Rare cancer seen in 41 homosexuals.” An advertisement for Independence Savings Bank featured a cut-out with the lyrics of “The Star Spangled Banner” to the story’s right.

For museum curators, garments offer stylish storytelling

LGBT History Month: Clothing Items Share Vignettes of Those Who Wore Them

Curators working with the Oakland Museum of California on its first major LGBTQ exhibition, dubbed “Queer California: Untold Stories,” displayed a blue sequined jacket created by San Francisco designer Pat Campano and worn in 1985 by the gender-bending gay disco diva Sylvester.

Charlotte: Chair named, bus benefit, queens, arts benefit, courthouse event, church relocation, list topper

Carolinas News Notes

Cathy Bessant was named chair of North Tryon Advisory Committee, Buff Faye’s 8th Annual St. Patty’s Get Lucky Party Bus is hitting the streets, Queens for A Cure Tour is coming to the Carolina, Different Roads Home has slated their Artstravaganza arts benefit, Justice Initiative is having its Evening at the Courthouse event, New Life MCC is moving to Gastonia, N.C. and UNC Charlotte made the top 25 list for affordable online colleges.