North Carolina Governor Signs Executive Order to Take Statewide Action to Protect LGBTQ Young People from ‘Conversion Therapy’

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August 2, 2019

James Michael Nichols | Equality NC | james@equalitync.org | 919-829-0343

Adam Polaski | Campaign for Southern Equality | adam@southernequality.org | 610-306-7956

North Carolina is First Southern State to Take Statewide Action to Protect LGBTQ Young People from ‘Conversion Therapy,’ as Governor Signs Executive Order

Equality NC and the Campaign for Southern Equality expand statewide campaign to protect minors from conversion therapy in North Carolina 

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Settlement Brings Relief to Transgender North Carolinians While Highlighting the Vital Work Ahead to Protect LGBTQ People Statewide

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July 23, 2019

Adam Polaski | 610.306.7956 | adam@southernequality.org

Settlement Brings Relief to Transgender North Carolinians While Highlighting the Vital Work Ahead to Protect LGBTQ People Statewide

Today a federal judge approved a settlement in a years-long case against North Carolina House Bill 142. The agreement bars the state of North Carolina from citing HB142 to bar transgender people in NC from using public restrooms and government building restrooms that align with their gender identity. HB142 replaced the insidious House Bill 2, which passed in 2016 to restrict restroom access for transgender North Carolinians and ignited a national discussion about dignity and equality for transgender people.

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