Dec 13, 2019
The Fight Continues for Equality North Carolina
When I made North Carolina my home in 2018 to assume the new role of executive director of Equality North Carolina (ENC), I had a specific vision in mind for the future of this organization.
House Bill 2, and the dehumanizing discrimination it enshrined into law, had rocketed North Carolina onto the international stage when it came to LGBTQ rights. Resources had poured into the state from all corners of the globe. And yet, our community’s most vulnerable continued to suffer and queer and trans folks, particularly those of color, continued to slip through the cracks of organizational LGBTQ support.
Equality North Carolina needed to be brought into the future of the LGBTQ movement — a world where queer and trans folks of color are the ones holding the microphones and our community’s resources are allocated in a way that prioritizes their lives — empowering them to not only survive, but thrive.
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