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27424
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Evelyn Martinez moved to North Carolina nine years ago as a teenage boy, leaving her parents behind in rural Oaxaca, Mexico, after attempting suicide. She and other transgender Latinos are part of the Durham non-profit El Centro Hispano to help bring light to a new Southern community that has been hidden from view.
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Indy Week (NoCar Oversize AP 2 .I57), Vol. 33 Issue 38, Sept 2016, p24-25, por Periodical Website
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Sarah Shook and Erika Libero are local musicians setting out to increase inclusion of LGBTQ people and women in local spaces throughout the Triangle. In response to North Carolina’s House Bill Two, the duo printed rainbow-flag “Safe Space” stickers. Each sticker comes with a pledge that businesses and their employees understand the work of maintaining safe spaces.
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Indy Week (NoCar Oversize AP 2 .I57), Vol. 33 Issue 48, Dec 2016, p17, por Periodical Website
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This article takes a closer look at the mayor of Charlotte, during a time when the city is at odds with the state legislature over transgender civil rights issues. After the state passed a bill effectively nullifying civil protections given to the LGBTQ community by the municipal governments, Charlotte faces an economic backlash from business and entertainment boycotts, and travel bans from other states.
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The Religious Freedom Restoration Act is one way Republicans seek to discriminate against gays by allowing governments and private individuals to fire or refuse to do business with those to whom they have a religious objection.
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Pauli Murray was indeed a woman ahead of her time. She became the first African American student at Yale Law School to earn a JSD and the first African American woman to be ordained as an Episcopal priesthood.
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After two years of fighting for the right to form a chapter of the Gay-Straight Alliance at A.L. Stanback Middle School and only four meetings, the club has been eliminated. The principal Gloria Jones has instated a policy that does not allow non-academic clubs to meet during school hours. Jones claims this is district policy and an instructional decision, but several members of the community say no such district policy exists. Students in the club feel defeated and multiple faculty members have come under scrutiny by administration for their support of the club.
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All of Us NC has been awarded a Citizen Award by IndyWeek. The group is against the proposed constitutional ban on gay marriage in the state of NC. Since their formation, they have organized workshops and organized opposition groups. Part of their legacy will be the establishment of a system for advocating for progressive causes and their impact on queer people and their families in North Carolina.
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At the Unitarian Universalist Fellowship of Raleigh sanctuary, volunteers call registered voters are discuss why they should vote no on Amendment 1, the controversial bill which change the state constitution to outlaw gay marriage. The issue has left politicians divided; Raleigh council members voted against the amendment 6-2 because of its discriminatory language, whereas, Wake County Board of Commissioners voted in favor 4-1.
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Indy Week (NoCar Oversize AP 2 .I57), Vol. 29 Issue 8, Feb 2012, p9, il Periodical Website
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Several members of the CLACK photo collective made portraits and collected stories of North Carolinians who would be harmed by Amendment 1, which would codify in the state constitution a ban on not only same-sex marriage but also straight and gay domestic partnerships.
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Independent Weekly (NoCar Oversize AP 2 .I57 [volumes 13 - 23 on microfilm]), Vol. 29 Issue 13, Mar 2012, p13-17, f Periodical Website
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The five Democrats vying to be the next governor or lieutenant governor of North Carolina are unanimous on one issue: in the May 8 primary, Amendment 1 should be defeated. But they all differ on why.
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Independent Weekly (NoCar Oversize AP 2 .I57 [volumes 13 - 23 on microfilm]), Vol. 29 Issue 13, Mar 2012, p7 Periodical Website
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Jen Jones didn't go looking for a fight when she signed on a year ago as communications director at Equality North Carolina. But a fight she got in the battle against Amendment 1, the anti-gay proposition that goes before state voters in the May 8 primary.
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Independent Weekly (NoCar Oversize AP 2 .I57 [volumes 13 - 23 on microfilm]), Vol. 29 Issue 14, Apr 2012, p14-15, f Periodical Website
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The Alliance Defense Fund (ADF) from Arizona has threatened to sue the North Carolina Governor’s School program. In reaction, NC Governor’s school has canceled a course called the Human Sexuality Film series and has not renewed the contract of its openly gay teacher. Tanya Olson is now speaking out and questioning why ADF influences a NC school program and likely forced her firing. The legal impact ADF has had on gay-rights related programs and issues and the current situation with the class and its instructor in the NC Governor’s School are detailed.
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Independent Weekly (NoCar Oversize AP 2 .I57 [volumes 13 - 23 on microfilm]), Vol. 25 Issue 27, July 2008, p5-7 Periodical Website
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A growing number of students in the state's public schools are openly identifying themselves as gay, lesbian, bisexual, or transgendered and consequently, controversies over sexual orientation have sprung up in schools across the nation.
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Popular Government (NoCar JK 4101 P6), Vol. 71 Issue 3, Spring/Summer 2006, p16-23, il, f
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