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North Carolina governor revokes LGBTI woman’s appointment due to GOP pressure

North Carolina Gov. Roy Cooper revoked an LGBTI woman’s appointment to a state commission on Wednesday (6 February) due to Republican pressure. From Gay Star News by Anya Crittenton According to the Charlotte Observer, all 29 state Senate Republicans wrote a letter to Cooper calling for the removal of LaWana Mayfield. Mayfield is a member of the Charlotte City […]

NAACP hosts ‘historic’ LGBT Town Hall

from The Washington Blade by Lou Chibbaro Jr. A panel of seven prominent African-American LGBT leaders participated in a first-of-its-kind Town Hall gathering on Tuesday, July 17, called “The State of LGBT People of Color in America” as part of the NAACP’s’ 109th Annual Convention in San Antonio, Texas. NAACP President and CEO Derrick Johnson, NAACP […]