This year, qnotes compiled a list of several organizations’ holiday wish lists. Readers are encouraged to contribute when appropriate to these groups whose work would be enhanced by contributions received.
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.
The Metropolitan Community Church (MCC) is celebrating its 50th anniversary this year. … As someone who has been part of that growth for the last 40 years, Rev. Paul Whiting has witnessed many of the important events in LGBTQ history since the 1980s.
Tina Wright and Nikki Lynn Thomas are both archivists at J. Murray Atkins Library at University of North Carolina at Charlotte (UNCC) involved with the King-Henry-Brockington Archive, a collection of materials relating to LGBTQ history in Charlotte.
The 23rd Annual AIDS Walk Charlotte will be held on May 4 in Uptown Charlotte at the Wells Fargo Plaza & Atrium. Considered one of the largest HIV awareness and fundraising events in the Carolinas, it is expected to draw upwards of 1,300 participants.
Retired banker Robert Frank Dogens is well-known in Charlotte’s prominent finance sector as a former senior vice president at Wells Fargo, but he’s made as much of an impact, if not more, as a community activist.