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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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Oct 28, 2014
Equality NC Foundation announced today that Wade Davis, former NFL star and executive director of the nonprofit You Can Play Project, will deliver the keynote address at the organization's 2014 Equality Gala, on November 22, 2014 at the Empire Room in Greensboro.
Oct 25, 2014
Equality NC accused Senate Leader Phil Berger (R-Rockingham) of an abuse of power and a political "stunt" for his continued fight against marriage equality in North Carolina.
Oct 22, 2014
Approximately 159,000 LGBT workers in North Carolina are vulnerable to employment discrimination absent explicit statewide legal protections, according to a new report co-authored by Christy Mallory, Senior Counsel, and Brad Sears, Executive Director, at the UCLA School of Law’s Williams Institute. At least seventeen localities in North Carolina prohibit public sector employment discrimination against LGBT people, however only 2% of the state’s labor force is employed by those municipalities.
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