non-discrimination ordinances

Raleigh joins Wake County in new non-discrimination protections

BY: - October 20, 2021

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. […]

Wake County Commissioners Chair Matt Calabria

BY: - October 18, 2021

Wake County Commissioners Chair Matt Calabria discusses a new comprehensive anti-discrimination ordinance, ongoing efforts to stop the spread of COVID, and the vexing shortage of affordable housing

Monday numbers: A closer look at the relative well-being of LGBTQ Americans

BY: - August 16, 2021

Last week Charlotte became the latest — and, by far, largest — North Carolina community to pass new LGBTQ-inclusive non-discrimination protections. The new protections come five years after state lawmakers and then-Gov. Pat McCrory passed HB 2, preventing local governments from introducing new non-discrimination ordinances.

Charlotte latest city to expand LGBTQ protections

BY: - August 10, 2021

The Charlotte City Council unanimously approved new non-discrimination protections Monday, completing the work state lawmakers blocked with the passage of HB2 and its ensuing national controversy five years ago. A ban on such local non-discrimination ordinances expired last year. On Monday, Charlotte became the tenth community — and by far the largest — to pass […]