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Metrolina AIDS Project – QNotes

Don’t Forget Us

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.

Living on the Front Line

Being HIV Positive in Charlotte

Working for HIV service organizations can often be difficult with long hours and days filled with emotions ranging from deep sadness to relief and hope. For those working in the field who are also HIV positive, the days can be filled with even more struggles.

Metrolina AIDS Project comes to an end

Updated: Organization's board offers no in-depth comment; other local groups prepare for influx of clients

Originally Published: Oct. 22, 2009, 6:02 p.m. Updated: Oct. 31, 2009, 2:00 a.m. After almost 25 years of service to the greater Charlotte-metro area, a local AIDS service organization has made the decision to close shop in the midst of internal problems, staff resignations, dwindling resources and claims of financial mismanagement. Metrolina AIDS Project (MAP), …