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Oct 12, 2014

Equality NC Hosts Statewide Events Celebrating First Full Day of Marriage Equality

RALEIGH, N.C. (October 13, 2014) -- Equality NC, the state’s largest advocacy organization for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) North Carolinians, will host events statewide to celebrate the first full day of marriage equality in North Carolina, on Monday, October 13, 2014.

ACLU lawsuit plaintiff Shawn Long (center) stands with his partner Craig Johnson and their son, Isaiah on October 8, 2014.

The organization will host events, including wedding celebrations and media availability for couples, at the locations listed below:

Wake County Register of Deeds | Raleigh:
https://www.facebook.com/events/777524712303921/

Charlotte-Mecklenburg County Register of Deeds | Charlotte:
https://www.facebook.com/events/627196824059529/

New Hanover County Register of Deeds | Wilmington:
https://www.facebook.com/events/676147819159551/

Cumberland County Register of Deeds | Fayetteville
(co-sponsor with the American Military Partners Association):
https://www.facebook.com/events/334250106760343/

Orange County Register of Deeds | Hillsborough:
https://www.facebook.com/events/1394737964149527/

Catawba County Register of Deeds | Newton:
https://www.facebook.com/events/1491735094409033/

Durham County Register of Deeds | Durham
(co-sponsor with LGBTQ Center of Durham):
https://www.facebook.com/events/657687174346234/

Equality NC has also set up a website to prepare couples for marriage equality on "day one." Visit equalitync.org/marriage/dayone.

ABOUT EQUALITY NC: Equality NC is the statewide organization working to secure equal rights and justice for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender North Carolinians. 

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