Raleigh joins Wake County in New Non-Discrimination Protections

The Raleigh City Council unanimously voted to join in a new, LGBTQ-inclusive non-discrimination ordinance Tuesday, the day after the ordinance was passed by Wake County. The move makes North Carolina’s capital city the 15th local government in the state to pass such an ordinance since a ban on local non-discrimination ordinances expired late last year. The…

NC Dem Apologizes for Supporting HB2

Charles Graham, a Democratic Party member of the North Carolina General Assembly, currently represents the 47th district (western Robeson County) of the North Carolina House of Representatives.   Home to the town of Lumberton and a sizable Lumbee Tribal population, Graham is a member of the Lumbee Tribe and the only Native American currently serving in the General Assembly. Earlier…

Wake County Passes LGBTQ Non-Discrimination Ordinance

North Carolina’s Wake County passed a non-discrimination ordinance (NDO) October 18 to protect the LGBTQ community. More than one million people live in Wake County, which is home to the state capitol of Raleigh, as well as other municipalities and towns such as Apex, Cary. Fuquay-Varina, Garner, Holly Springs, Knightdale, Morrisville, Raleigh, Rolesville, Wake Forest,…

The Gayest Hood in the Carolinas

Plaza Midwood. There’s a good chance if you’re part of the Charlotte Metro region’s LGBTQ community, you’re familiar with the neighborhood. For all intents and purposes, it’s the city’s hub for queer community. In fact, a census report from 2010 confirms that 28205, the Charlotte zip code that claims Plaza-Midwood, NoDa, Chantilly and Shamrock, is…

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