WILMINGTON, N.C. — Community members will gather this weekend for a special LGBT conference and explore new HIV research, LGBT history, transgender issues and more.

Sponsored by the UNC-Wilmington PRIDE student group, the Outreach Conference will feature Dr. Bertram Jacobs of Arizona State University, who will present new HIV/AIDS research data. Kristen Makanda, an LGBT youth counselor, will discuss LGBT history.

Other presentations will include “Being Trans: Truth and Consequences,” “Wilmington GLBTQ Support and Legal Rights,” “Race and Homosexuality” and “Business Support.”

The conference will be held 1 to 5 p.m. March 20 in Morton Hall, on the campus of UNC-Wilmington.

There is no cost for admission. For more information contact Terri R. Nunley at Trnunley@gmail.com.

Matt Comer

Matt Comer previously served as editor from October 2007 through August 2015 and as a staff writer afterward in 2016.

One reply on “Wilmington conference to highlight LGBT issues”

  1. So… as a Tgirl living in Gaston county in the middle of my transistion I’ve GOT ask: How did it do?

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