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In this interview, Allan Gurganus speaks about why he returned to his home state from New York, his activism in the gay rights movement of North Carolina in the mid-1990’s, and the continuing role he plays today in social and political activism. He further discusses the role of Trump in America, and how he hopes that his presence and voice can bring about change in North Carolina.
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North Carolina Literary Review (NoCar PS 266 N8 N66x), Vol. 27 Issue , 2018, p18-33, il, por, f Periodical Website
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38208
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In addition to convincing loved ones to accept him as a gay man, Ray Warren was convincing voters to not let his sexual orientation end their support. What made becoming the first Republican elected official to publicly declare homosexuality possible is chronicled in his life journey. It has contained challenges common to coming out, with overcoming the challenges also made his marriage to another man and embracing the Episcopal faith tradition possible.
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Pauli Murray, a Durham activist and lawyer, spent her life facing discrimination and relentlessly pursuing justice. She understood the need to connect issues of race with gender, and was an influential leader in the civil rights movement. A mural painting and national historic landmark designation honor Murray’s legacy.
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Indy Week (NoCar Oversize AP 2 .I57), Vol. 34 Issue 2, Jan 2017, p29, il Periodical Website
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The Full Frame Documentary Film Festival in Durham released a statement against House Bill 2, the discriminatory legislation against transgender people. Four of the most interesting films at this year’s festival take up LGBTQ issues. Though each has a different cultural perspective, each finds the same hetero-normative pressures around the world.
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Indy Week (NoCar Oversize AP 2 .I57), Vol. 33 Issue 14, April 2016, p17, por Periodical Website
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Orange County's local governments were quick to denounce House Bill 2, the anti-LGBTQ proposal rushed through a special session and signed by Governor McCrory on March 23. While some hope boycotts will help to repeal the bill, others say boycotts will end up hurting the wrong people.
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Indy Week (NoCar Oversize AP 2 .I57), Vol. 33 Issue 14, April 2016, p10, por Periodical Website
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House Bill 2 has led to the loss of thousands of jobs and millions of dollars in North Carolina. But even worse, the provisions override local anti-discrimination against trans-people who are already marginalized and misunderstood. Democrats will likely use this issue against Republicans in this year’s election.
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After House Bill 2, the discriminatory legislation against the LGBTQ community, concert promoters worried that artists would cancel tours to North Carolina. The Shakori Hills Grass Roots Festival issued a statement that disavowed the bill by restating the festival’s purpose. No one cancelled and musicians, such as Brett Dennen, donated money and stage time to local groups supporting transgender rights.
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Indy Week (NoCar Oversize AP 2 .I57), Vol. 33 Issue 18, May 2016, p25, por Periodical Website
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The Department of Justice ruled that House Bill 2’s bathroom provision violated the Civil Rights Act and thus put billions of federal dollars at risk. Since then, Governor McCrory and the Department of Justice have sued one another. Now the case is headed to the Supreme Court.
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Indy Week (NoCar Oversize AP 2 .I57), Vol. 33 Issue 19, May 2016, p6, il Periodical Website
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As the debate between Charlotte and the General Assembly over transgender rights continues, neither side has seemed interested in ceding any ground on an issue that's sure to shape the next election. That all changed last week, however, when the Charlotte Chamber of Commerce publicly encouraged the city council repeal its nondiscrimination ordinance as an olive branch to the General Assembly.
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The Body Politic, written by University of North Carolina School of the Arts graduates Charles Osborne and Leo Hurley, is an opera based on the tale of a girl who is raised and disguised as a boy so her father doesn’t kill her. After the passage of House Bill 2, the opera premiered at the state legislative building to inspire civil discourse through art.
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Indy Week (NoCar Oversize AP 2 .I57), Vol. 33 Issue 21, May 2016, p33, por Periodical Website
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Since Sunday, several North Carolina politicians have offered condolences and sympathies to the families of the forty-nine people murdered at a gay bar in Orlando. These statements were made despite several of the politicians’ history of opposing gay rights and supporting gun control.
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Musicians are organizing shows throughout North Carolina in an effort to repeal the discriminatory House Bill 2. A piece of musical theater called Manifest Pussy premiers at The Pinhook in Durham on June 17. The show’s story is based on its writer’s gender confirmation surgery and the personal history preceding her transition.
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Indy Week (NoCar Oversize AP 2 .I57), Vol. 33 Issue 24, June 2016, p22, por Periodical Website
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Matt Cozi is the general manager of Legends Nightclub Complex, a LGBTQ bar in Raleigh. Legends celebrates its twenty-fifth anniversary on Friday with an all-night party. There will also be a moment of silence and vigil for the victims of the recent mass shooting at a gay bar in Orlando, Florida.
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On Sunday, the Raleigh-based Sigmon Law Firm filed an amicus brief in the American Civil Liberties Union’s case against North Carolina over House Bill 2. The brief, whose signatories include school administrators from across the country, recounts administrators’ experiences with transgender students and makes the case that North Carolina lawmakers' concerns aren't rooted in reality.
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Indy Week (NoCar Oversize AP 2 .I57), Vol. 33 Issue 26, June 2016, p6-7 Periodical Website
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Any nonprofit organization can rent out space in the North Carolina Governor’s Mansion. Next Wednesday, the liberal group Progress NC will host the Garden Party Against Hate inside Governor Pat McCrory’s house. The party is thrown in support of gender equality and will feature the Air Horn Orchestra.
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Indy Week (NoCar Oversize AP 2 .I57), Vol. 33 Issue 27, July 2016, p7, il Periodical Website
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