campaign for southern equality
May 13, 2016 -
Announcing the U.S. Justice Department would sue North Carolina over its anti-transgender "bathroom bill," Attorney General Loretta Lynch noted there's historically been backlash to equality gains. What's been happening in Southern legislatures since the Supreme Court struck down marriage discrimination last year bears that out.
May 8, 2014 -
Real estate attorney Mark Chilton has been elected register of deeds in Orange County, NC following a campaign in which he pledged to defy state law by issuing marriage licenses to same-sex couples.
May 10, 2012 -
An initiative of the Campaign for Southern Equality, the WE DO Campaign encourages lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people to take direct action to demand changes in discriminatory laws.