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Aldersgate to host LGBTQ lawmakers discussion

Carolinas News Notes

On Feb. 15, 6:30 p.m., at Aldersgate’s Fellowship Hall, 3800 Shamrock Dr., Andrew Reynolds, Ph.D., author of “The Children of Harvey Milk: How LGBTQ Politicians Changed the World,” will discuss his latest book.

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HIV-positive status up in 2018

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In 2018, Palmetto Community Care (PCC) tested almost 1,700 people for HIV, recording 23 new HIV-positive cases. That number was up from 20 new HIV-positive cases in 2017.

ECU center hosts ribbon cutting, open house

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East Carolina University (ECU) held a ribbon cutting and open house for the newly named Dr. Jesse R. Peel LGBTQ Center. It became the largest center of its kind in the University of North Carolina system.

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Trans directory released

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The Campaign for Southern Equality released an updated and expanded version of “Trans in the South: A Guide to Resources and Services” to help transgender Southerners access the medical and legal services they need.

New report shows needs, hope for trans health

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The Campaign for Southern Equality (CSE) and Western NC Community Health Services (WNCCHS) published a groundbreaking new executive report on transgender health in the South.

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Voter ID law condemned

Carolinas News Notes

Equality North Carolina has condemned the North Carolina legislature on passage of SB824 which is a new voter identification law that will restrict the ability of vulnerable North Carolinians to cast their votes on Election Day.

Chamber names gala awardees

Carolinas News Notes

The Charlotte LGBT Chamber of Commerce has announced this it will honor business leaders and professionals from the area at its “Shimmer, shine…success!” annual meeting and awards gala on Dec. 18.

Chamber announces certification awardees

Carolinas News Notes

The Charlotte LGBT Chamber of Commerce has announced that eight local businesses have been awarded LGBT Business Enterprise certification through the National LGBT Chamber of Commerce Supplier Diversity Initiative.