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Jun 19, 2020

Equality NC uses Pride month to support Black Lives Matter movement

"Our whole Pride month comes from the origins of us resisting police brutality,"

Jun 19, 2020

Kendra R. Johnson Named One of The Advocate's 2020 Champions of Pride

Every year The Advocate pick a different Champion of Pride in each state across America.

Jun 19, 2020

Will You Show Up For Juneteenth?

While these gestures of Black solidarity are incredible to see, this moment in our country calls for so much more.

Jun 17, 2020

Rural LGBTQ Youth Need Your Support!

At Equality North Carolina Foundation, we’re looking for ways to plug into this moment and uplift the young leaders who will be the architects of change in our country in the years to come.

Jun 17, 2020

7 LGBTQ advocates in the South on PRIDE, solidarity amid the Black Lives Matter movement

"It was black and brown people that rose up against police brutality to start the modern LGBTQ civil rights movement."

Jun 16, 2020

What the Supreme Court decision means for LGBTQ rights in North Carolina

"Most of the pride organizations are standing in solidarity with the Black Lives Matter movement across the country, because we know the LGBTQ community is part of every community and Black and brown LGBTQ folks are disproportionately targeted by the police as well."

Jun 16, 2020

President Trump says Supreme Court ruling on LGBT workers 'very powerful decision'

The Supreme Court ruled Monday that a landmark civil rights law protects LGBT people from discrimination in employment, a resounding victory for LGBT rights from a conservative court.

Jun 16, 2020

Supreme Court says gay, transgender workers protected by law

The Supreme Court ruled Monday that a landmark civil rights law protects gay, lesbian and transgender people from discrimination in employment, a resounding victory for LGBT rights from a conservative court.

Jun 16, 2020

NC LGBTQ leaders say more work to be done after Supreme Court decision on workplace protections

“We now have an opportunity. When [HB142] sunsets, cities can pass these non-discrimination ordinances. We hope that the NC General Assembly will pass the Equality for All Act.”

Jun 16, 2020

NC LGBTQ Leader on Supreme Court Ruling: ‘I Was Nothing Short of Floored’

"This ruling by the Supreme Court is nothing short of a hard-fought victory for our communities."

Jun 16, 2020

U.S. Supreme Court: Employers can’t discriminate against gay, transgender employees

“The Court’s decision will directly impact millions of people across the country and allow them to both live authentically in the workplace and care for their families with respect and dignity.”

Jun 16, 2020

'Today we celebrate:' Supreme Court rules employers can't discriminate based on sexual identity, orientation

"This was, frankly, in the midst of a pandemic, in the midst of this uprising, and with the makeup of the court, was not expected."

Jun 15, 2020

ENC Condemns Trump Administration’s Rollback of Healthcare Protections for Transgender People

"Rolling back healthcare protections for our communities during this time is nothing short of cruel, and this administration continues to flaunt -- even celebrate -- its cruelty.”

Jun 15, 2020

Supreme Court Affirms Federal Employment Nondiscrimination Protections for LGBTQ Americans

Today in a historic decision, the U.S. Supreme Court affirmed that companies can’t unfairly fire or otherwise discriminate against LGBTQ people in the workplace.

Jun 12, 2020

Remembering Pulse: Hate Will Not Win!

What will it take to end this epidemic of violence?

Jun 10, 2020

#TheTimeIsNow To Support LGBTQ Youth

This Pride month and leading up to Give OUT Day on June 30, we’re spotlighting four very special rural youth from across North Carolina.

Jun 5, 2020

State of Equality: June Newsletter

"It is more important than ever to celebrate our resilience, make our voices heard and continue resisting oppression."

Jun 3, 2020

Ames Simmons: Things White People Can Do To Show Up In This Moment

Policy Director Ames Simmons offers resources for fellow white people in the movement against police brutality.

May 29, 2020

Equality NC Statement On The Murder Of George Floyd

Equality North Carolina expresses solidarity with the righteous anger on display in the wake of yet another senseless act of brutality against a black American.

May 29, 2020

LGBTQ Organizations Unite to Combat Racial Violence

“If you are neutral in situations of injustice, you have chosen the side of the oppressor.”

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