We’re fast approaching April. Spring is fresh upon us, and with the weather increasingly warming up, so will the local political scene. In the fall — September to be exact — voters in Charlotte will head out for their first opportunity to choose possible new leaders for City Council, among other offices.
There seems to be an undercurrent of anger towards John Autry and LaWana Mayfield by some within the local LGBT community for their votes against the gutted non-discrimination ordinance rejected by City Council on March 2.
Readers responded to issues on total inclusion or incremental change, the “T” in LGBT and the mayor’s brief.
Readers responded with a variety of emotions after Charlotte City Council defeated LGBT-inclusive non-discrimination ordinances on March 2. The vote, an editorial over the “compromise” package stripping out restrooms and separately reported incidents of harassment by anti-LGBT activists of transgender people at the local government center resulted in hundreds of comments on our website.