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A New Era for Equality North Carolina

Political Voices

When I accepted the role of executive director in April of 2019, it was with an intentional desire to shape the future of this organization and enable LGBTQ folks from all walks of life to truly see themselves in the future of the movement for equal rights and protections.

A (Long) History of Physique Magazines

Jesse's Journal

I saw my first physique magazine when I was 13 years old (1966), in a newsstand in downtown Miami. Though I did not yet know what I was, I knew that I found other men attractive, and I was instinctively drawn to the magazines’ models, who were completely naked from the back or tastefully covered with a posing strap upfront.

Regional: Activist death, dining event, ALCU meeting

Carolinas News Notes

Former North Carolinian, South Florida activist, religious cantorial leader and community volunteer Michael Robert Greenspan died last month after a long illness, Dining Out for Life will be held in three Carolinas locations and the ACLU of North Carolina is having a membership meeting to boost activism.

Charlotte: Org grant, artist resistance, iconic play, leaders class, youth artists, PFLAG fundraiser, orgs united, trans child story

Carolinas News Notes

The Community Foundation of Gaston County awarded the House of Mercy a grant, Lara Americo shows resistance, iconic play ‘The Children’s Hour’ comes to the University of North Carolina at Charlotte’s Belk Theatre, the Small Business Administration is holding an executive leaders class, youth artists are being sought for a specialize exhibit at the Mint Museum, PFLAG Concord/Kannapolis is hosting a fundraiser, Equality North Carolina and Time Out Youth Center have united in a youth initiative and trans child story has been shared.

Moral March planned for Feb. 11

ACLU, NAACP, Planned Parenthood and other orgs unite to fight

After millions of people joined internationally for the Women’s March of Jan. 21, some activists seek to continue the progressive momentum. In North Carolina, this led to the rejuvenation of the Moral March on Raleigh, to hold its 11th annual installment on Feb. 11.