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From Bayard Rustin to Blossom C. Brown

15 Black LGBTQ Activists and Advocates

In honor of both King and Rustin’s legacies, qnotes is highlighting the contributions of 15 black LGBTQ leaders who have made, or are still making, an indelible mark on our history.

Evolution of HIV testing

Advancements In HIV Testing Making It Possible to One Day Reach Zero New Infections

Over the years, there have been many advancements and improvements made in HIV (Human Immunodeficiency Virus) testing.

Free HIV Testing Locations

Regular Testing Key in the Fight Against HIV/AIDS — Know Your Status

There are a number of free HIV testing sites across North Carolina and South Carolina. Many also offer testing for other STDs, as well as vaccines for hepatitis and HPV. Call for information on days, times and for information on all the services they offer.

Love yourself, love your health and be aware

Suicide Prevention Day and HIV/AIDS Awareness Days in September

September brings not just the beginning of a new school year, the end of summer and new shows on TV. It host several health prevention and awareness days.

Immigrants in the Queen City

qnotes spoke with one gay Charlotte man qnotes will call Carlos to safeguard his undocumented status. He said that Donald Trump was wrong. “It’s not good that they see it that way,” Carlos said that immigrants who did commit crimes made it worse for the community.

Sexual Assault

Legal Eagles: How LGBTQ Victims Can Seek Justice Through Civil Litigation

People who identify as LGBTQ are statistically more likely to experience sexual assault. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 40 percent of gay men have experienced sexual violence, as opposed to 21 percent of heterosexual men.

Breaking the Addiction

Wave Goodbye to Smoking

The harmful effects of smoking are well known. But knowing the risks of smoking and the benefits of stopping doesn’t make it any easier to quit.