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HRCfrom page 14Not for Reproduction Q-Notes Not for ReproductionNORTH CAROLINAU.S. SENATERICHARD BURR (R) 20ELIZABETH DOLE (R) 20P O L I T I C SENC announces speakers, awardeeDURHAM — Statewide LGBT advocacy skills training for activists include: Straight America; Aging in the LGBT Community;ing the damage of the last decade during thisgroup Equality North Carolina hasfor Equality: Inviting and Engaging Allies for Race Matters; Winning Transgender Inclusivetwo-year Congressional session,” said HRCannounced the nationally-respected leaders Change; The Young Advocate: Making aLegislation; Student Caucus; and Speak Out!LegislativeQDirector Allison Herwitt.“The-to speakNat its second annual N.C. EqualityODifference on YourT EMaximizing Sthe Media.advancements made in this Congress on theConference and Gala on Duke University’s Campus; TalkingA full list of panelistsand topic descrip-Matthew Shepard Act, the Employment Non-campus. The group has also announced the Trans: AnDiscrimination Act, domestic partner benefits recipient of its second LegislativeIntroduction to the tions is available onlinefor federal civilian employees and repeal ofLeadership Award.for LGB; Partnerat the ENC website.‘Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell’ are critical buildingAmong other regional and local panelists Abuse in LGBTSponsorship infor-blocks upon which we will continue to educateMembers of Congress on the importance conference at Duke University will include Families, and the Law;obtained by contactingand speakers, keynote speakers at the Nov. 15 Relationships; Love,mation may beof federal protections for LGBT Americans.”Kate Kendell of the National Center forIntegration Matters;Kay Flaminio at 919-Of particular note, only one member of the Lesbian Rights, H. Alexander Robinson of The School Violence699-3501 orCarolinas delegation, Rep. David Price, votedthe National Black Justice Coalition andPrevention Act andkay@equalitync.org.in favor of legislation that would have providedequal family benefits to LGBT federal civil-Transgender Rights.being: Equality as ation, including registra-Mara Keisling of the National Center for You!; LGBT Well-For more informaianemployees.That evening at the Nasher Museum of Force for Bettertion costs, sponsorships,student rates andNo Republican U.S. Senator in SouthArt, Rep. Paul Luebke will be honored for his Health; Home TownCarolina or Republican House members ofleadership on LGBT issues with the group’s Advantage: Organizingincome-challengedeither state received more than a zero. OnlyLegislative Leadership Award.in Smaller Cities; Exposing One of America’s rates, visit equalitync.org/conference. ◗one Democrat, Rep. Mike McIntyre (D-NC),Breakout sessions which help to engage Greatest Moral Failures: Growing Up Gay in — compiled by Lainey Millen, Q-Notes staffwho represents Eastern North Carolina,received a zero. Rep. Heath Shuler (D-NC), inWesternQNorth Carolina, received the lowest- N O T E Sscore of 10. ◗110TH CONGRESSIONALSCORECARDNORTH CAROLINAU.S. HOUSEG.K. BUTTERFIELD (D) 70BOB ETHERIDGE (D) 55WALTER JONES (R) 0QDAVID PRICE (D)-95N O T E SVIRGINIA FOXX (R) 0HOWARD COBLE (R) 0MIKE MCINTYRE (D) 0ROBIN HAYES (R) 0SUE MYRICK (R) 0PATRICK MCHENRY (R) 0HEATH SHULER (D) 10MEL WATT (D) 80BRAD MILLER (D) 95SOUTH CAROLINAU.S. SENATEJIM DEMINT (R) 0LINDSEY GRAHAM (R) 0SOUTHQCAROLINA- N O T E SU.S. HOUSEHENRY BROWN (R) 0JOE WILSON (R) 0J. GRESHAM BARRETT (R) 0BOB INGLIS (R) 0JOHN SPRATT (D) 65JAMES CLYBURN (D) 95NOVEMBER 1 . 2008 • QNotes 15Q-Notes Not for Reproduction Q-Notes

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