Oct 29, 2012
Equality NC Foundation Announces 2012 Conference Keynote Panel, Featuring Deb Butler & Susan Wilson
Equality NC Foundation is proud to announce that the "historic two," openly-lesbian North Carolina General Assembly candidates Deb Butler and Susan Wilson, will headline this year's keynote panel from the 2012 Equality Conference on November 17, in Greensboro, NC.
These pro-equality heroes of this exciting election cycle will be joined by pivotal perspectives from Amendment One fighters like faith voice Rev. Julie Peeples, internationally-known blogmistress Pam Spaulding, and LGBTQ activist Michelle Mathis--all local leaders instrumental in our shared movement for Equality.This year's Conference keynote panel has something for everyone interested in the fair-minded "ties that bind us" and the LGBT movement forward here at home.
About Deb Butler
One of the most exciting candidates in the 2012 field, who gained national notoriety for her agressive ad campaign, is openly-gay and ardently pro-equality candidate Deb Butler who seeks to unseat Amendment One supporter Thom Gooslby in the anti-Amendment One county of New Hanover. Butler's savvy campaign work and common sense solutions for getting people back to work and working for families makes for a strong challenger in a vulnerable district for a conservative incumbent.
About Susan Wilson
Another exciting addition to a new field of pro-equality candidates is openly-lesbian Susan Wilson. Wilson faces anti-LGBT Nathan Ramsey for the open seat in House District 115, part of Buncombe County. Wilson promises progressive change for the region, with a perfect score on the Equality NC LGBT issue-based questionnaire and a pledge to put "people above politics."