Mar 6, 2014
JUST ADDED! Don't miss your chance to be a part of the event series that everyone's talking about! Help the Triangle #GetEngagedNC - join us in Raleigh on April 2.
Mar 3, 2014
Equality NC Foundation continued its #GetEngagedNC campaign on March 1 with Saturday's Piedmont Regional event in Greensboro focused on reengaging Triangle, Triad and Charlotte area community activists to move the state forward on issues of equality.
Feb 24, 2014
Equality NC, Freedom to Marry, and 12 other Southern statewide and regional organizations today launched a $1 million multi-state campaign to build majority support for marriage in the South. The new effort, called Southerners for the Freedom to Marry, will include significant field and media work over the next year in partnership with supportive organizations across the region.
Feb 23, 2014
Equality NC Foundation launched its #GetEngagedNC campaign this weekend with Saturday's Western Regional event in Boone focused on empowering community activists to move the state forward on issues of equality.
Feb 7, 2014
Equality NC and our supporters will participate in the 2014 Moral March on Raleigh HKonJ People’s Assembly, Saturday, February 8, at 10:30 a.m. in downtown Raleigh. More details on the event — for folks who can and cannot be there in person.
Feb 5, 2014
Equality NC joined other LGBT advocates in reacting swiftly today to a statement from U.S. Rep. Renee Ellmers’ campaign team, which used coded anti-LGBT language to attack Clay Aiken, who announced his candidacy for Congress this morning.
Feb 5, 2014
Clay Aiken, the North Carolina special-education teacher who became an internationally recognized recording artist, announced today that he will run as a Democratic candidate for United States Congress in the Second Congressional District.
Feb 1, 2014
Members of the North Carolina Democratic Party’s State Executive Council voted unanimously on Saturday morning to advance a transgender-inclusive measure, bringing the state party in line with non-discrimination and inclusive standards set by the national Democratic Party.
Jan 29, 2014
BREAKING: In a reversal, Blue Cross Blue Shield of North Carolina will now offer family coverage to same-sex couples and all domestic partners in ACA plans.
Jan 21, 2014
Many of us in the LGBT community have long been left out when it comes to health insurance. It has been too hard to find coverage that treats our families fairly, that covers the care we need, and that doesn’t break the bank.
Jan 10, 2014
Equality NC responded today to news that Concerned Women for America, a D.C.-based anti-LGBT group, has endorsed Rev. Mark Harris. "The endorsement of Republican Senate candidate Mark Harris by the virulently anti-LGBT Concerned Women for American, as well as his praise for this certified hate group, should give all fair-minded North Carolinians pause as they head to the polls this year."
Jan 8, 2014
Today, Equality NC and other HKonJ partners joined the NAACP of North Carolina for the official kick-off of the 30-day countdown to #MoralMarch, on Saturday, Feb. 8, in Raleigh. Join us.
Dec 9, 2013
Equality NC will lead a panel discussion of state and national LGBT leaders, Wednesday, December 11, at 6:30p.m., from Charlotte’s Time Out Youth Center (2320-A North Davidson Street, Charlotte, N.C. 28205). The hour-long "Roundtable on Safe Schools" will respond to a series of recent incidents impacting the state’s LGBT-identified children and families.
Dec 3, 2013
Lydia Lavelle was sworn in as Carrboro’s new mayor Tuesday evening, making history as North Carolina’s first openly-lesbian mayor.
Nov 25, 2013
Equality NC, North Carolina’s statewide lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) advocacy organization, will lead a press conference in response to new laws allowing public funding of anti-gay schools Tuesday, Nov. 26, at 4:30 p.m., from Wilmington, N.C.
Nov 21, 2013
A Wilmington, NC, elementary school eligible to receive taxpayer funding in 2014 is instituting a policy that its students may not have an LGBT family member. Take action.
Nov 19, 2013
Join Equality NC, the ACLU of NC, and NC Policy Watch, December 3, 2013, for a crucial conversation about the campaign to win parenting and marriage rights for LGBT couples in North Carolina with some of the movement’s leaders and family members involved in the lawsuit.
Nov 14, 2013
Equality NC responded today to news that N.C. Governor Pat McCrory has appointed Buddy Collins, an outspoken opponent of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) equality, to serve on the state’s Task Force on Safer Schools.
Nov 12, 2013
Equality NC today announced the formation of NC Electeds for Equality, a bi-partisan peer network of elected officials representing communities from across North Carolina and at every level of state and local government. NC Electeds for Equality includes elected officials at various levels of government in North Carolina who are supportive of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender (LGBT) rights and justice.
Nov 7, 2013
During a successful floor vote on Thursday, passing the Employment Non-Discrimination Act (ENDA), 64-32, North Carolina’s two U.S. senators split their votes on the LGBT workplace protection bill.
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