Equality North Carolina and citizens across the state organized hometown equality vigils across the state last night. In Charlotte, hundreds turned out at Holy Trinity Lutheran Church. Other events, in Asheville, Durham, Fayetteville, Greensboro, Greenville, Raleigh, Wilmington and Winston-Salem, reported similar high turnout.

Durham-based blogger Pam Spaulding (pamshouseblend.com) attended and spoke at the Durham event at Duke University. Read more about her thoughts on the gathering and watch her comments on video below…

Matt Comer

Matt Comer previously served as editor from October 2007 through August 2015 and as a staff writer afterward in 2016.