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RAIN Names New Leader

Carolinas News Notes

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.

Holiday Wish Lists Needs Support Community

Agencies, Orgs and More Share Hopes for the Season

qnotes reached out to a number of churches, service organizations and agencies, AIDS support groups and community centers, among others, to see what their needs were for the 2020 holiday season.

RAIN Founder Announces Retirement

Carolinas News Notes

RAIN has announced that its CEO and president, Debbie Warren, will be retiring in January 2021 from the HIV service organization she founded 28 years ago.

World AIDS Day 2020 Events

In-Person Observances Impacted by COVID-19

Taking part in 2020 World AIDS Day observances world-wide have been severely effected by the global novel coronavirus pandemic. Unlike previous years, the number of live events have been brought to an almost complete halt.

Carolinas AIDS Service Organizations and Agencies

Providing a Vital Lifeline for Those Affected by HIV/AIDS

  Back to Life, Positively 2020 Index… The Carolinas has a variety of community organizations, resources and services for those living with HIV/AIDS or those seeking to get involved in HIV/AIDS prevention, education and advocacy. In addition to these services, this year during the COVID-19 pandemic, many of the following also provide novel coronavirus testing, …

Tucker Undergoes Career Transition

Former Time Out Youth ED to Begin New Chapter

Over the last few weeks, the Charlotte, N.C. LGBTQ community has been abuzz with gossip, speculation and more in finding out what happened in the sudden departure by former Time Out Youth Center (TOY) Executive Director Rodney Tucker from his 10-year tenure.

In Memoriam: Dan Mauney

Charlotte Business Owner and LGBTQ Advocate Dies at 49

“Now I’m stronger than yesterday; now it’s nothing but my way.” Those lyrics from the 2000 hit song “Stronger” by Britney Spears closed out the touching graveside service for Dan Mauney on July 15.

Non-Profits Seek Support

Local LGBTQ Organizations Struggle to Make Budgets during COVID-19

Lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer non-profits throughout Charlotte are constantly fundraising, but with COVID-19 these vital organizations are struggling to meet their budgets with canceled events, a plethora of grant opportunities and reduced individual support.