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COVID-19 Redraws the 2020 LGBTQ Travel Roadmap

CMI Survey Shows Current Trends

Friends of Dorothy feel her pain, and they’re aware the prospect of summer travel requires a new type of yellow brick road — one that will take them over the rainbow and back, free to venture out into the world without putting their lives, or anyone else’s, at risk.

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.

Your Complete Guide to Social Distancing and Self-Isolating

The Super Gay Way

As protocol for social distancing and self-isolation tightens around the country per the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and White House recommendations amid mounting coronavirus cases, follow this guide to staying occupied in a very gay way.

Coronavirus Journal

Jesse's Journal

When I first heard about COVID-19 (coronavirus), I was on a cruise ship, sailing with thousands of other gay men on Atlantis Events’ annual Caribbean cruise.

Zuni Johnson’s plasma could help COVID-19 victims…

But He Can’t Donate It — Yet

Melvin “Zuni” Johnson spent 48 hours in a Charlotte hospital battling pneumonia related to COVID-19 last month. His husband Jason McCraw had a milder case that only sidelined him for a few days. Both have valuable antibodies in their plasma, but the couple cannot donate because of U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) rules on blood and plasma collection.

Is AIDS Still Sexy?

Looking at the issues surrounding the importance of continued progress

Since 1988, December 1st has been designated World AIDS Day as an opportunity for people all over the world to be a part of the fight against HIV, provide support to those who are living with HIV and to honor and remember the people who have died as a result.

24 effects of HIV on the body

Looking at how virus attacks the anatomical systems

The human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) seeks and destroys CD4+ cells, a type of T lymphocyte (T cell). T cells are critical to the immune system. They’re responsible for warding off diseases and most infections, including viral infections.

The American advent of HIV/AIDS

A timeline of the pandemic and its movement

Though 35 years have passed since the first notice of a new disease spreading amongst the American population, many still remain in ignorance about the history of HIV in the United States.