Demanding protection of LGBTQ people. This is NOT politics. This is about Human Rights.


Attacks on LGBTQ people cannot be tolerated.

We condemn Lt. Governor Mark Robinson’s vicious attack on LGBTQ people in calling us “filth”. Mr. Robinson’s comments are not only deplorable, they are a dangerous and endanger lives. It is a blatant dereliction of duty for the Lt. Governor who has sworn an oath to “protect” North Carolinians and this action cannot be tolerated.


Join these upcoming events. Text “Action” to 919.726.0727 to get the latest updates.

Monday, October 11th

5pm • Press Conference

We encourage you to join us Monday as we gather to share our demands. The Lt. Governor must take immediate action to apologize for his vicious attack of all LGBTQ people.

If you would like to lend your voice or get your group involved, please click the link below.

Speaking at the Press Conference:

  • Rev. Dr. Nancy Petty, Pastor, Pullen Memorial Baptist Church
  • Rev. Chalice Overy, Associate Pastor, Pullen Memorial Baptist Church
  • Rev. Vance E. Haywood, Senior Pastor, St. John’s MCC
  • Kori Hennessey, Director of Education and Programs, LGBT Center of Raleigh
  • Rev. Dr. T. Anthony Spearman, President, NC Chapter of the NAACP
  • Right Rev. Sam Rodman, Bishop, Episcopal Diocese of North Carolina
  • Rev. Dr. Jennifer Copeland, Executive Director, North Carolina Council of Churches
Youth Stand Up Oct 13 2021

Wednesday, October 13th

3:30pm • Youth Press Conference

310 N Blount St., Raleigh, NC 27601

Stand in Solidarity with Youth on Wednesday, October 13th at 3:30pm (ET) in front of the Lt. Governors Office in Raleigh.

Thursday, October 14th

6:30pm • Planning Meeting

622 Maywood Ave., Raleigh, NC 27603

Learn about the issues, make signs or attend volunteer training to assist with gatherings!

photo credit: Rick Godette

Friday, October 15th

4pm • Demonstration and March

Downtown Raleigh. NC State Capitol Building. assemble on Edenton St. and
march to Lt. Governor's office on Blount St.

Open Letter

On Friday, October 8th, we submitted an open letter to Lt. Governor Mark Robinson requesting a meeting as he offered during his remarks at Asbury Baptist Church. Our hope is to have the Lt. Governor hear from those impacted most by his hateful rhetoric so that he will know why this must stop.

Response Letter

Contact Us

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