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Feb 25, 2021

The Equality Act just passed the House -- now it’s time to act!

The House passage of this landmark bill comes at the same time that momentum for LGBTQ nondiscrimination is building in North Carolina.

Feb 23, 2021

Black Future Month: Honoring Sen. Raphael Warnock

In many ways, Warnock’s win is the story of a new, progressive South -- a version of the South that’s always been here, but obfuscated by the dual forces of voter suppression and gerrymandering.

Feb 22, 2021

Will NC collect data on LGBT people and COVID?

The CDC called on states to begin tracking gender and sexual identity in their COVID-19 data. Will North Carolina take their advice?

Feb 18, 2021

As North Carolina Communities Demonstrate Local Momentum for Nondiscrimination, Congress Introduces Equality Act to Protect All LGBTQ Americans

Equality NC urges the NC congressional delegation – including Sens. Tillis and Burr – to follow their constituents’ lead by protecting LGBTQ North Carolinians from discrimination.

Feb 17, 2021

Black Future Month: Honoring Kamala Harris

Harris has been pushing the boundaries of representation for women of color throughout her entire career.

Feb 16, 2021

Join Us: Virtual Advocacy Day 2021

Our 2021 Advocacy Day will take place on Tuesday, March 30.

Feb 11, 2021

Equality NC Celebrates HUD’s Enforcement of the Fair Housing Act to Prohibit Discrimination Against LGBTQ People

On Thursday, the Department of Housing and Urban Development announced that the agency would implement President Joe Biden’s Executive Order that bars discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation and gender identity.

Feb 9, 2021

Job Alert: Equality NC is hiring a Triad Civic Engagement Coordinator

The Triad Civic Engagement Coordinator (CEC) will work directly with the Equality NC Leadership Team and Director of Civic Engagement and Politics to promote civic engagement and increase the number of pro-LGBTQ equality candidates, including “out” LGBTQ individuals who run for, and are elected to serve in federal, state, and local public offices.

Feb 9, 2021

Job Alert: Equality NC is hiring an Executive Assistant

The Executive Assistant to the ED is responsible for providing comprehensive support to the ED, Board of Directors, and Leadership Team and managing certain aspects of the organization’s office operations.

Feb 8, 2021

Black Future Month: Honoring Stacey Abrams

Welcome to #BlackFutureMonth, Equality North Carolina’s month-long celebration of Blackness and Black Americans who are collectively transforming the future of American life.

Feb 4, 2021

'What was your legacy?' Young LGBTQ people advocate, work to challenge stigmas in rural North Carolina

LGBTQ people in NC want to challenge stigmas of rural areas by creating projects, addressing disparities, and advocating for more resources.

Feb 4, 2021

State of Equality: February 2021 Newsletter

As we move into a new year and a new presidential administration, we’re all still holding the weight of the past four years on our shoulders.

Feb 4, 2021

Job Alert: Equality NC is hiring a Policy Director

The Policy Director provides vision and strategic direction for Equality NC’s policy and advocacy agenda to achieve our mission.

Feb 3, 2021

Group pushing for lessons on racism, gender equality in NC schools

Big changes could be made in an effort to make your child’s classroom more inclusive, but it would require a revision to the social studies curriculum.

Feb 3, 2021

Teaching systemic racism in NC sparks backlash, KKK editorial cartoon

A divided State Board of Education will revisit on Wednesday proposed changes to what public school students learn about the U.S. in social studies classes.

Feb 1, 2021

Politics Monday: NC Cities Approve LGBTQ Protections Five Years After HB2

On Politics Monday, we hear from the groups working with local governments to approve nondiscrimination measures, and how this time around differs from the HB2 era.

Feb 1, 2021

ACTION ALERT: Don't let the State Board of Education erase our communities!

Tell NCSBE #DontEraseUs from history

Feb 1, 2021

Its time for Charlotte to protect the LGBTQ community

With a new year upon us, we have the opportunity to make Charlotte – and all of North Carolina – a more welcoming, inclusive, and safe place for all.

Jan 26, 2021

Raleigh LGBT communities say Biden’s reversal of military transgender ban is a huge win

President Joe Biden signed an executive order Monday reversing the Trump administration’s ban on transgender people serving in the military.

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