Former Raleigh LGBT Center ED Let Go Amidst Finance Questions

In April 2019 the LGBT Center of Raleigh announced that Lindsey Lughes would be joining the center as their new executive director. The organization confirmed they were excited with her background and intrigued by what she could potentially bring to the table.  It was clear all of that changed approximately two years later, when Lughes…

Bill to delay NC primaries further sharply divides parties

Politicians are maneuvering, the courts are set to deliberate, and voters are continuing to wait for finalized political maps and a date for the North Carolina 2022 primary elections.  On Wednesday, Republicans passed a bill on party-line votes in the House and Senate to again delay the primary elections, this time until June. This comes in the context…

LGBTQ Projects Advancing

Pandemic-related challenges continue to abound for LGBTQ organizations and cancellations of in-person gatherings once again have become the norm. The National LGBTQ Task Force’s annual Creating Change conference, which was scheduled for this weekend in New Orleans, has been postponed for a virtual conference to be held later in the year. The annual gathering of…

The New Year Is Finally Here

The new year is finally here. We are headed into the third year of a devastating pandemic in a nation that seems more divided than ever. Continuing our work towards a thriving, liberated North Carolina with a powerful LGBTQ+ community united in service of racial and social justice remains our top priority. We’ve made progress,…

The Job Hunt: What to Expect when You’re Transgender

Over the years conversations on employment have run the gamut; from hiring trends to the wage gap between men and women. In recent years these discussions have included the LGBTQ community in a multitude of ways.  While the COVID-19 pandemic changes the landscape of just about every facet of our lives, employment hasn’t escaped its…

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