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Quilt to leave Georgia, heads to new stewardships

Beyond the Carolinas

The NAMES Project Foundation (NPF) announced that the National AIDS Memorial will become the new caretaker of the AIDS Memorial Quilt and NAMES Project programs.

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Veteran benefits to be restored

Beyond the Carolinas

The Modern Military Association of America (MMAA) released a statement that praised Rhode Island Gov. Gina Raimondo for signing into law legislation restoring state and local benefits to veterans discharged from the military under discriminatory policies.

Carolinas’ scores in for HRC Municipal Equality Index

Carolinas News Notes

The Human Rights Campaign (HRC) Foundation, in partnership with the Equality Federation Institute, released its eighth annual Municipal Equality Index (MEI).

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Your Secret’s NOT Safe With Me

Tell Trinity

A reader asks: “My best friend won’t talk to me anymore because I told someone something about her that I swore I would never tell. Don’t you think it’s wrong to give up a long-time friendship just because someone slipped?”

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Life, Positively 2019

Life, Positively!

qnotes is pleased to partner with Affinity Health Center, Rosedale Medical, Amity Medical Group and RAIN in presenting this special section, “Life, Positively,” in recognition of World AIDS Day.

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.

Evolution of HIV testing

Advancements In HIV Testing Making It Possible to One Day Reach Zero New Infections

Over the years, there have been many advancements and improvements made in HIV (Human Immunodeficiency Virus) testing.

U.S. sues over PrEP

Gilead Said to Be Infringing on Patents

According to a press release by the Department of Justice, Gilead Sciences, Inc. has infringed upon four U.S. patents in connection with the pharmaceutical company’s Truvada and Descovy, which are marketed to prevent HIV as part of the PrEP regimen.