equality north carolina
December 16, 2022 -
Two electrical substations in Moore County, North Carolina, were recently vandalized with gunfire during a contested drag show, leaving tens of thousands of residents in the cold and dark for days. Though authorities have not released a motive for the attacks, they occurred amid rising threats and violence directed at LGBTQ gatherings in the South.
July 21, 2020 -
A performance by New Orleans bounce pioneer and queer Black icon Big Freedia recently helped raise over $11,000 for a fellowship program that aims to build resources for LGBTQ+ youth in rural North Carolina communities.
March 30, 2015 -
The firestorm of controversy sparked by a new Indiana law that critics say provides a "license to discriminate" against gay people and others hasn't stopped North Carolina lawmakers from introducing a similar -- and even potentially more discriminatory -- measure.