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.
October 27, 2022 -
The cofounder of the Atlanta social justice nonprofit Women Engaged recently spoke with Bard College history professor Jeannette Estruth about the organization's nonpartisan civic engagement efforts in Georgia, its work promoting Black women's human rights, and how Southern organizers are shaping a new standard of political representation.
April 22, 2022 -
Over 100 anti-LGBTQ bills have been introduced in Southern legislatures this year, the latest application of an old Republican strategy to win votes by bullying a vulnerable minority. Facing South recently spoke with LGBTQ advocates in states around the South to find out how they're responding.