Since coming to Charlotte in 1993, Connie Vetter has served in nearly 20 community organizations in a board or committee member role, not to mention the countless times she has volunteered her skills as one of the city’s most recognizable LGBTQ attorneys.
In 2021, qnotes will launch qnotescarolinas.org as a new online platform to engage and involve the community in sharing those stories throughout the Carolinas. It will start with a news platform that is fed by current freelance reporters and the part-time staff of qnotes.
Chelsea Gulden, a longtime HIV advocate and service provider, will become president and CEO of RAIN, following the retirement of the organization’s founder, president and CEO Debbie Warren in January 2021.
qnotes is pleased to partner with Rosedale Health and Wellness, Dudley’s Place, Affinity Health Center, Amity Medical Group and NC AIDS Action Network in presenting this special section, “Life, Positively,” in recognition of World AIDS Day.
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.
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