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Equality NC is the largest statewide lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) rights advocacy organization in North Carolina. In the past decade, Equality NC has strategically moved North Carolina from a state with extremely limited legal protections for LGBT individuals to a state with some of the most comprehensive protections in the south.
Equality North Carolina has passed monumental pieces of legislation and continues to advance equality through legislative advocacy, public education and community empowerment.
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May 1, 2013
In a video released Wednesday, North Carolina's NHL hockey team, the Carolina Hurricanes showed their support for gay and lesbian athletes. The video is part of the You Can Play campaign dedicated to ensuring equality, respect and safety for all athletes, without regard to sexual orientation.
Apr 16, 2013
Equality NC and its Board of Directors announced today that Stuart Campbell, the organization’s executive director since 2011, will be leaving the organization sometime in early summer. Campbell led the state’s premier lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) advocacy organization during its high-profile, 2011-2012 campaign against Amendment One, North Carolina’s constitutional ban on marriage equality.
Apr 11, 2013
Board of Aldermen member Lydia Lavelle announced today that she will file to run for mayor of Carrboro in the November election. If elected, Lavelle would be the first openly-lesbian mayor in North Carolina.
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