Several North Carolina Republican legislators have filed a bill that would block transgender women and girls from joining women’s high school and college athletic teams, joining the culture-war tussle that has swept several states.
"Young people all across this state, regardless of gender identity, deserve the opportunity to experience the benefits of being part of a sporting community, especially when trans youth already face disproportionate barriers to success in learning environments."
Equality North Carolina stands in solidarity with the Asian American Pacific Islander (AAPI) community in light of the horrific murders in Atlanta this week that left six women of Asian descent and two others dead.
On Monday, the North Carolina Department of Public Instruction announced a statewide update to the PowerSchool student information system which will provide “preferred name” fields populating student records.
As we pass into year two of the pandemic, so many of us are fatigued -- physically, emotionally and spiritually. But beyond the suffering, this year also demonstrated the resiliency of our most vulnerable populations.
The U.S. House of Representatives passed the Equality Act Thursday, an essential first hurdle to new LGBTQ protections under existing federal civil rights laws on housing, public access, education and federally funded programs.