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National Black Justice Coalition – QNotes

Our People: Ames Simmons

Policy Director, Equality North Carolina

Ames Simmons is a queer, transgender white man who serves as the first-ever director of Trans Policy at Equality North Carolina, a statewide LGBTQ advocacy organization.

Black LGBTQ rights group calls for resignation of mayor, officer in N.C. town

Town of Warsaw has been at center of controversy over violent arrest of a black gay man early in May

The National Black Justice Coalition, the largest LGBTQ civil rights group representing the black community, has released a strongly worded statement condemning the actions of a small North Carolina town’s mayor and a police officer at the center of a violent arrest.