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May 23, 2023

Equality North Carolina Criticizes Exclusionary Cancellation of NCBA Drag Event

The cancellation of this event is wrong and cowardly.

May 17, 2023

Equality NC Condemns Legislative Override of “Monster Abortion Ban”

This bill, which passed the State House under cover of night, is a cowardly attack on the bodily autonomy of all of our communities.

May 3, 2023

Equality NC Denounces Bans on Abortion and Gender-Affirming Care as Government Overreach

Today, the North Carolina Legislature advanced two bills marked by government intrusion in healthcare.

May 2, 2023

North Carolina House Health Committee Advances Anti-Transgender Bill that Inserts State Government into Private Medical Decisions

Today the North Carolina House Health Committee voted to advance HB808, a bill that would restrict access to gender-affirming medical care for transgender people under the age of 18.

May 1, 2023

450+ Medical and Mental Health Providers Sign Letter Opposing Bans on Gender-Affirming Care

In the past week, 450+ medical and mental health providers in NC signed a letter opposing legislative attacks on the LGBTQ+ community.

Apr 27, 2023

North Carolina House Health Committee Advances Bill That Would Grant an Anti-LGBTQ “License to Discriminate” to Healthcare Workers

Today the North Carolina House Health Committee voted to advance HB819, a bill that would grant a broad “license to discriminate” for a wide range of healthcare workers.

Apr 20, 2023

Equality NC Stands in Opposition to Continued Passage of Trans Sports Ban

Today, the NC Senate passed SB 631, which bans trans young people from participating in sports congruent with their gender identity.

Apr 19, 2023

Equality North Carolina Condemns Advancement of Anti-Trans Sports Legislation

Today, the North Carolina House passed HB 574, a trans sports ban preventing trans youth from playing the sport that matches their gender.

Apr 18, 2023

Equality NC Calls Out Drag Ban Added to Slate of Anti-LGBTQ+ Legislation

Today, while trans sports ban SB 631 was being heard in committee, NC lawmakers filed HB 673, a drag ban that would make drag performances illegal on public property or in the presence of anyone under the age of 18.

Apr 14, 2023

Take Action Against Hateful Legislation

Last week, our opposition in the NC Legislature introduced a slate of bigoted bills, targeting the LGBTQ+ community, especially trans kids.

Apr 13, 2023

A Letter from Kendra: Seeing Ourselves in the Movement

And as I continue the work of seeing myself in this movement, I know the time has come for me to take on another role, that of building up infrastructure for our liberation. So I have made the bittersweet decision to leave Equality NC in late 2023 to continue my path of servant leadership to the scaffolding of this movement.

Apr 12, 2023

Equality North Carolina Welcomes Milan Pham as Board Chair

We are thrilled to announce Milan Pham as the new chair of our c4 board.

Apr 5, 2023

Equality North Carolina Outraged by Bills Banning Trans Healthcare and Sports Participation

This week, the North Carolina Legislature filed a series of bills targeting the rights of trans youth in sports and healthcare.

Mar 27, 2023

Trans Day of Visibility 2023

Friday, March 31st is Trans Day of Visibility. It’s an important day for celebrating, recognizing, and uplifting the power and stories of our trans communities.

Mar 27, 2023

Join us for Advocacy Day!

Attendees will have the opportunity to meet directly with state representatives and staffers to push for more LGBTQ-inclusive policy.

Mar 17, 2023

Equality North Carolina Condemns Passing of Anti-Protest Bill HB 40

We’re deeply disappointed and angered by the passage of this bill.

Feb 8, 2023

Equality NC condemns Senate's passing of "Don't Say Gay" bill

Today, the North Carolina Senate passed SB 49.

Jan 31, 2023

Equality NC Denounces NC’s Own “Don’t Say Gay” Bill

The filing of another “Don’t Say Gay'' bill by North Carolina’s Senate is a dangerous threat to LGBTQ+ youth that targets educators and students.

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