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North Carolina Resources

Campaign for Southern Equality

Based in Asheville, is a national effort to assert full humanity and equality of lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgendered people in American life and to increase support for LGBT rights with free Community Law Workshops, and support response services.  see Southern

Equality North Carolina

Equality NC is dedicated to securing equal rights and justice for lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) North Carolinians and is the largest NC rights organization. To get involved or find out more contact ENC

Human Rights Campaign - North Carolina

 fights for LGBTQ equality in North Carolina alongside state and local groups and lawmakers. For more information see HRC

North Carolina Adoption Resources

(Couples must be legally married to adopt in North Carolina; however,more and more agencies are placing children in homes of gay couples.)

Adoption Pride NC​


North Carolina Gay and Lesbian Attorneys

NC GALA is an organization made up of gay and straight attorneys who support the needs of the gay, lesbian, bi-sexual, and transgender community. Many people in this community are afraid of being judged and worry that their needs will not be understood. We provide referrals to attorneys who are non-judgmental, enlightened, friendly, and knowledgeable. See NCGALA


Western North Carolina Citizens For An End To Institutional Bigotry 

works to eliminate prejudice, discrimination, and hate activity throughout the mountain region of western North Carolina. Our work includes assisting victims of hate crimes, monitoring the activities of hate groups, ensuring the public is informed about hate activity in the region, and working with regional institutions on diversity issues.

PO Box 18640 

Asheville, NC 28814 

Tel: 828-669-6677      See WNCCEIB

North Carolina Publications:

Q- Notes - Charlotte 

National LGBT Resources 

Family Equality Council

The Family Equality Council works in both state and federal government to advance full social and legal equality on behalf of the approximately one million lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender families raising two million children. Parenting protections, adoption, repeal of DOMA, health insurance reform, immigration reform, safe schools, and workplace equality are many of the issues Family Equality Council is currently working on at the state and federal level.  See Family


The Gay & Lesbian Alliance Against Defamation

  is a media monitoring organization that works with news, entertainment and social media to bring culture-changing stories of LGBT people  See  GLAAD

​Human Rights Campaign 

the largest civil rights organization working to achieve equality for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender Americans through grassroots actions in diverse communities, investing strategically to elect fair-minded individuals to office and educating the public about LGBT issues. National contact

Millions of Moms for Love

The newly-formed Facebook movement was created to counteract the hate from One Million Moms. The group’s creator posted “Love needs to be louder than hate!” “We will not stand silently while groups like One Million Moms or the American Family Foundation spread their anti-gay message. We believe every human being has the right to love who he or she was born to love and not suffer discrimination because of it!”

See For Love​

National Center for Lesbian Rights (NCLR)

NCLR is a national legal resource center with a primary commitment to advancing the rights and safety of lesbians and their families through a program of litigation, public policy advocacy, and public education. In addition, NCLR provides representation and resources to gay men, and bisexual and transgender individuals on key issues that also significantly advance lesbian rights. See NCLR

National Gay and Lesbian Task Force

 the uncompromising national voice for

 full LGBT equality.We bolster the strength of local LGBT activism in rural enclaves, small towns and cities nationwide.  See Task

SB Nation - Out Sports

The leader in LGBT out athletes. News articles on outing stories, training and sport life. Stay connected with fans and athletes. See Sports 


Southerners On New Ground 

is a regional Queer Liberation organization made up of people of color, immigrants, undocumented people, people with disabilities, working class and rural and small town, LGBTQ people in the South. contact  SONG  

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