LGBT activists expect DNC to be ‘amazing and inspiring’

By Celeste Smith
cesmith@charlotteobserver.com
Originally published by The Charlotte Observer: Saturday, Sep. 01, 2012

CHARLOTTE, N.C. When North Carolina voters approved a constitutional ban on same-sex marriages in May, some worried whether gays and lesbians would feel welcome here during the Democratic National Convention.

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Now, advocates say the Charlotte convention will make history on issues of equality.

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There’s a record number of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) delegates participating. And there’s the expectation that Democrats will approve marriage equality in its official party platform.

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