Equality NC is proud to announce that our organization will sponsor The Apex Pride Festival this weekend June 11, 2022 from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m.. Equality NC is also celebrating that this will restore Drag Story Hour to the program, and ensure that our community members in Apex have every right to gather and celebrate.
The rhetoric is not new. The language of “spiritual warfare” and the painting of LGBTQ families as shameful and any discussion of them in public schools as corruptive and un-American is now commonplace on the political right, from some of the state’s most prominent conservative activists to the highest GOP elected officials.
North Carolina’s top health official, joined by public health leaders from eight other states and the District of Columbia, is asking the Food and Drug Administration to lift a three-month waiting period for gay men who are sexually active to donate blood.
When Kendra Johnson walks into a room or interacts with other people, the discrimination she might face could stem from multiple sources – her status as a woman, as a Black person or as a lesbian living in the South.