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President Biden hosted a Pride Month celebration earlier this month, welcoming hundreds to the White House South Lawn at a time when anti-LGBTQ legislation continues to spread across the nation.

From the South lawn, Biden said “today, I want to send a message to the entire community — especially to transgender children: You are loved. You are heard. You’re understood. And you belong.”

Remarks by President Biden and First Lady Jill Biden at Pride Celebration

Emblems of equality: Discovering the world of LGBTQ+ flags

During Pride Month, it’s common to see a variety of LGBTQ+ Pride flags. But the variety of designs and meanings can be hard to decipher. Each one has its own unique history and symbolism, which celebrate the diversity of identities under the queer umbrella. Here’s our Pride Month Guide […]

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Out! Raleigh Pride celebrates 11 years

Color and camaraderie are two crucial pieces of the Out! Raleigh Pride Festival on Fayetteville Street in Raleigh, which will take place today, June 24.  “Running from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m., the event offers live entertainment, local vendors and artists, great food, a KidsZone, and a beer garden” […]

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Incident at Bar 316 mobilizes LGBTQ Community to action

Verbal harassment and humiliation aimed at a drag performer of color exploded live and on stage June 17, at The Bar at 316 […]

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Following a yearlong project with Qnotes’ reporters investigating solutions to LGBTQ labor and workplace issues, Chris Rudisill launched an online resource in May to amplify more such stories in mainstream news […]

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Our People: James Funderburk

Though fifty-something and now officially retired, his zest for life and ability to live it so fully has often been envied by many folks half his age.  Who is this man?  His name is James Funderburk, “a gay identified bisexual male” who […]

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Equality North Carolina Statement on rescinding the endorsement of Tricia Cotham

Equality North Carolina (ENC) is dedicated to creating a safer, more equitable state for all people […]

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Service members at NC Air Force Base celebrate Pride month

A small, but devoted group of Air Force members and their families recently gathered to celebrate pride in Goldsboro, North Carolina […]

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