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Jul 1, 2019

RYE Fellows Blog About Their Trip To D.C.

Our Rural Empowerment Fellows went to D.C. to lobby. Two of them share their experiences.

Jun 24, 2019

A tangible way to help trans folks this Pride month

Health care is under attack. Here's how you can #ProtectTransHealth

May 24, 2019

ENC Condemns Trump Administration Attack on Transgender Healthcare

The amendment to section 1557 of the Affordable Care Act will reportedly harm 1.5 million trans people.

Oct 31, 2018

Oppose Suppression of Transgender Voters in North Carolina

This November, North Carolinians vote on a constitutional amendment that can make it harder for many people—including transgender people—to exercise their right to vote.

Aug 9, 2018

2018 EQUALITY NC VOTER GUIDE

Equality NC and Equality NC Action Fund PAC has announced candidate selections for 2018. Check out your pro-equality picks for the polls!

Aug 8, 2018

Equality NC Statement on Spencer/ Salisbury Holiday Parade

"These actions will only create more divisions, at a point in time when open dialogue and conversation has never been more important."

Jun 4, 2018

Equality NC Statement on Masterpiece Cakeshop

"While the Court’s decision does not create a new license to discriminate, it also does not address the discrimination that millions of Americans still face."

May 31, 2018

Historic Hate Crime Bill Filed in North Carolina General Assembly

The Hate Crimes Prevention Act would add sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, ethnicity, disability and gender to North Carolina's hate crimes statute

Apr 10, 2018

Equality NC Chooses Kendra R. Johnson to Lead Equality NC as Its Next Executive Director

After an extensive national search, we are excited to announce the selection of Kendra R. Johnson as Equality NC’s next Executive Director. As Executive Director, Kendra will be directly responsible for implementing ENC’s strategic vision and for leading staff, volunteers, partners, and allies in advancing the organization’s mission.

Apr 10, 2018

NEWS: Equality NC Chooses Kendra R. Johnson to Lead Equality NC as Its Next Executive Director

RALEIGH, NC — Equality NC, North Carolina’s largest and oldest organization working for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer (LGBTQ) equality, announced today the selection of Kendra R. Johnson as its next Executive Director. As Executive Director, Kendra will be directly responsible for implementing ENC’s strategic vision and for leading staff, volunteers, partners, and allies in advancing the organization’s mission.

Jan 25, 2018

Equality NC and Time Out Youth Center Joint Director of Youth Policy, Dr. Todd Rosendahl, Appointed to North Carolina Youth Advisory Council

RALEIGH, NC — Equality NC, North Carolina’s largest and oldest organization working for LGBTQ equality and Time Out Youth Center, the Charlotte region’s oldest LGBTQ youth center, are proud to announce that Dr. Todd Rosendahl, Equality NC’s and Time Out Youth Center’s joint Director of Youth Policy, has been appointed by Governor Roy Cooper to the North Carolina Youth Advisory Council. The State Youth Council is comprised of dedicated youth and concerned adults working with local government agencies to address the needs of their local peers. Dr. Rosendahl will be a critical part in ensuring the success of the council by organizing programs and projects for participating youth to enhance the communities and the well-being of other youth in their communities.

Jan 24, 2018

Equality NC Applauds the Charlotte-Mecklenburg School Board for Supporting Diversity and Inclusivity

RALEIGH, NC — Equality NC, North Carolina’s largest and oldest organization working for LGBTQ equality, applauds the Charlotte-Mecklenburg School (CMS) board for voting 7-2 in favor of approving language that is supportive of diversity and LGBTQ inclusivity. The revised multiculturalism policy expands CMS’ definition of diversity to include sexual orientation and gender identity/expression.

Nov 29, 2017

Equality NC Action Fund Pac Endorses Pierce Freelon for Durham City Council at Large Appointment

RALEIGH, NC — Today, Equality NC Action Fund PAC announced their endorsement of Pierce Freelon for the appointment to Durham’s City Council at Large.

Nov 28, 2017

#GivingTuesday

This year, on Tuesday, November 28, Equality NC is participating in #GivingTuesday, a global day dedicated to giving. Today and throughout the rest of the year you will see and hear stories about the dreams of folks in our communities. Dreams of visiting a compassionate doctor. Dreams of freely walking down a street. Dreams of attending school or going to work without the fear of constant bullying or harassment.

Nov 15, 2017

2017 NC TRANSGENDER AWARENESS WEEK & NC TRANSGENDER DAY OF REMEMBRANCE

In remembrance of those who have been lost due to transphobia and to recognize the continued violence against the transgender community, Equality NC observes Transgender Day of Remembrance with the rest of the world on Monday, November 20th. Every year, the names of those lost are recited at events across the country, and we are honored to partner with organizations throughout our state to offer our solidarity.

Nov 8, 2017

Pro-Equality Candidates Win Municipal Races Across North Carolina

Raleigh, NC - Equality NC, North Carolina's largest lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer (LGBTQ) advocacy group, congratulates pro-equality candidates across the state on winning important municipal elections.

Nov 7, 2017

Equality NC and HRC Congratulate Mayor-Elect Vi Lyles and Pro-Equality Council Members on Victory

Equality NC and HRC Congratulate Mayor-Elect Vi Lyles and Pro-Equality Council Members on Victory

Oct 27, 2017

Equality North Carolina is now accepting applications, nominations, and recommendations for the position of Executive Director

Equality North Carolina is now accepting applications, nominations, and recommendations for the position of Executive Director.

Oct 23, 2017

Equality NC Action Fund Pac Announced Sole Endorsement For Mayor Nancy McFarlane in the Raleigh Mayoral Runoff

Today, Equality NC Action Fund Pac announced a singular endorsement in the Raleigh Mayoral runoff for Mayor Nancy McFarlane. In the lead-up to the October 10 election, two candidates had received the organization's endorsement. Initially, both Mayor Nancy McFarlane and Charles Francis submitted questionnaires that were supportive of the organization’s policy platform. However, we now believe that it is time for us to give our supporters clear guidance given the new information that we have obtained since then.

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