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A thousand LGBTQ youth protected from conversion therapy in 2018

Beyond the Carolinas

New estimates from the Williams Institute at the University of California, Los Angeles School of Law find that 1,000 LGBTQ youth who range in ages from 13-17 will be protected from conversion therapy by a licensed health care professional in the five U.S. states that passed bans on the practice in 2018.

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News Briefs for 01.11.19

Beyond the Carolinas

News briefs from across the globe for 01.11.19.

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HB2 continues to Haunt North Carolina

Charlotte and the Carolinas: Facebook shuts down Franklin Graham’s page, Netflix plans to stop Wilmington production shoot

The cloud of HB2 has continued to hang over Charlotte and North Carolina, not unlike the gray overcast skies and rain that plagued the city for much of December and early January.

The Year in Review: 2018

Transgender Issues at the Year’s Forefront

Despite an extremely right leaning political climate over the past year, 2018 saw a substantial drop in media coverage related to LGBTQ issues than in years past. That doesn’t mean noteworthy stories weren’t reported, however.

Voter ID law condemned

Carolinas News Notes

Equality North Carolina has condemned the North Carolina legislature on passage of SB824 which is a new voter identification law that will restrict the ability of vulnerable North Carolinians to cast their votes on Election Day.