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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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Jul 25, 2014
A version of the charter school modification bill, Senate Bill 793, passed 62-36 in the N.C. House today without specific protections for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender students. Prior House language that would have kept discrimination protections in line with various federal laws that include the LGBT community, were removed from the Senate version approved yesterday.
Jul 24, 2014
A charter school modification bill, Senate Bill 793, returned from a conference committee and passed the Senate today without specific protections for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender students nor House language that would have kept the discrimination protections in line with various federal laws that include the LGBT community.
Jul 24, 2014
Equality NC is featured in a report released today from Out2Enroll, a nationwide campaign dedicated to connecting LGBT people with their health coverage options, that outlines lessons from LGBT outreach and education surrounding health care options under the Affordable Care Act. The organization shared valuable insights, reviewed findings, and contributed thoughtful commentary on strategies for ensuring that the benefits of health reform reach LGBT communities across the country.
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