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Aug 24, 2020

Black August: An Observance & A Celebration

Our latest article in QNotes.

Aug 20, 2020

Black August: Understanding The Prison Industrial Complex

The conversation about policing in this country is more than just about the police -- it’s about the criminal justice system as a whole and its impact on Black and Brown bodies.

Aug 13, 2020

What Does Black August Have To Do With Queerness?

Black and Brown LGBTQ people have always been at the forefront of the battle for civil rights, even if they didn’t stand in the spotlight.

Aug 12, 2020

State of Equality: August Newsletter

83 days until the election and counting...

Aug 4, 2020

A Tipping Point: What Will You Do?

Every single day it feels like the news cycle can’t get more brutal. But then we wake up, something new happens, and we have to adapt, respond and keep moving.

Aug 4, 2020

Black August 2020

Equality North Carolina would like to invite you on this journey of learning (and unlearning) the history of racialized oppression in this country over the course of the next few weeks.

Jul 30, 2020

Parents cite discrimination based on religion and sexual orientation in challenge to state’s school voucher program

North Carolina’s private school voucher program is being challenged in court by seven parents with the support of the N.C. Association of Educators (NCAE) and the National Education Association (NEA).

Jul 14, 2020

State of Equality: July 2020 Newsletter

This June's Pride Month was perhaps the most important Pride month in recent memory.

Jul 9, 2020

Health Equity in Aging for Transgender People

Our population is rapidly aging and increasingly identifying as transgender or non-binary (TNB). Are our health care and long-term care systems prepared to provide person-centered care to aging TNB people?

Jul 2, 2020

Equality North Carolina Condemns Trump Administration’s Attack On Housing Insecure Transgender Americans

While America continues to see the highest unemployment numbers in decades, the Trump Administration is enabling homeless shelters to turn away housing insecure transgender and gender-nonconforming people.

Jul 2, 2020

Allison Dahle Letter to the Editor

"While we celebrate this monumental win, it’s also important for us to keep sight of the bigger picture: We still have massive gaps in our nondiscrimination laws for LGBTQ folks when it comes to housing, public places, federal programs and more."

Jul 2, 2020

Black Lives Matter, LGBTQ Groups Find Common Ground In Fight Against Police Brutality

Executive Director Kendra R. Johnson speaks with the News & Observer.

Jul 2, 2020

Carrboro Pride 2019 Documentary

Check out this documentary on 2019 Pride in Carrboro!

Jun 30, 2020

How Will You Show Up for This Moment?

After months of quarantine due to COVID-19 and weeks of protest against racialized oppression in this country, we received two wins from the Supreme Court of the United States that will be lifesaving for our communities.

Jun 29, 2020

GO Proudly Presents: 100 Women We Love, Class Of 2020

“Me being out and visible means that some black queer kid somewhere in the South sees someone that looks like them talking about issues that affect them.”

Jun 25, 2020

Transgender Health Outcomes Improve When Providers Take These Steps

Health risks and academic setbacks for young people can have lasting effects, including joblessness and homelessness well into adulthood, explains Rebby Kern, director of education policy at Equality NC. There are easy steps that schools, families and health providers can take to address gender discrimation and secure more equitable health outcomes.

Jun 22, 2020

Executive Director Kendra Johnson Shares Her Favorite Books With NBC OUT

"Women loving women is still such a radical thing in the face of all our history and our struggles as LGBTQ folks."

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.

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