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2017 brings progress on LGBTQ health

Affordable Care Act helps to cover more LGBTQ individuals

More than one year after marriage equality became the law of the land nationwide, President Barack Obama, Secretary Sylvia Mathews Burwell and my colleagues and I at the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services continue to seize opportunities to improve the health and well-being of LBGTQ Americans.

South remains hotspot for HIV

Risks continue

From the vindication of “Patient Zero” to the discovery of an antibody that neutralizes 98 percent of HIV strains, 2016 ushered in significant breakthroughs in HIV research. HIV has reached every corner of the country and continues to affect 1.2 million Americans.

Charlotte: Cano candidacy, organization hiring, fund cycle open, songwriter disc release, theatre exec

Carolinas News Notes

Democrat Christopher Cano is running for U.S. House of Representatives for the 9th District, Time Out Youth Center is hiring, the Charlotte Lesbian and Gay Fund has announced it’s upcoming grant cycle, songwriter and activist Lara Americo has released an EP and Dan Shoemaker has stepped down as the Actor’s Theatre’s executive director.

Triad: Chorus season, art show

Carolinas News Notes

The Triad Pride Men’s Chorus has announced its new season and the addition of a women’s chorus and the North Star LGBTQ Community Center is hosting an arts series.