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Union Filed Amicus Brief in the Case with SEIU, Jobs with Justice

Beyond the Carolinas

The Teamsters Union, SEIU and Jobs with Justice filed an amicus brief in support of the plaintiff’s case that told the stories of women who work in non-traditional fields who have been labeled as transgender, bisexual or lesbian, even if they are not, as a form of harassment or discrimination.

Rugby Team Issues BLM Solidarity Statement

Carolinas News Notes

The Charlotte Royals Rugby Football Club, founded by and predominately comprised of queer men and allies, shared that they have always had the intention to stand with and for justice and equality for minority communities. “As a rugby club we are united and steadfast in our call for justice for the oppressed and believe fervently that black and brown lives matter,” they shared. The team issued a statement in response to recent social injustices and racism.

Court Hears Oral Argument in Citizenship Recognition

A federal court in Maryland heard arguments on June 5 in a case brought by Lambda Legal and Immigration Equality and pro bono counsel Morgan Lewis on behalf of a married gay couple and their daughter Kessem Kiviti, whom the Trump administration continues to refuse to recognize as a U.S. citizen since birth, even though both of her parents are U.S. citizens.

In Memoriam: Aimee Stephens, 1960-2020

On May 12, the world lost Aimee Stephens, 59, a transgender activist from Michigan whose U.S. Supreme Court case is one of three that are awaiting a decision that could change the way the U.S. handles civil rights.

Study Find More Severity in LGBTQ Individuals Eating Disorders

Beyond the Carolinas

A new study published in the International Journal of Eating Disorders finds that eating disorder patients who identify as LGBTQ have more severe eating disorder symptoms, higher rates of trauma history and longer delays between diagnosis and treatment than heterosexual, cisgender patients.