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HRC, The Little Baby On The Block

It is apparent that the Human Rights Campaign [The Queens Club] got caught again with their pants down specifically at the Supreme Court Hearing in DC this past Wednesday.  One of the many witness such as Jerame Davis director of the National Stonewall Demarcates saw HRC staff members harass a transgender group who displayed the Transgender Flag during the demonstrations in DC in support of marriage equality to make them remove it, not once but several times and then made the statement that…See More
Mar 30, 2013
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Mar 29, 2013
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HRC, The Little Baby On The Block

It is apparent that the Human Rights Campaign [The Queens Club] got caught again with their pants down specifically at the Supreme Court Hearing in DC this past Wednesday.  One of the many witness such as Jerame Davis director of the National Stonewall Demarcates saw HRC staff members harass a transgender group who displayed the Transgender Flag during the demonstrations in DC in support of marriage equality to make them remove it, not once but several times and then made the statement that…See More
Mar 29, 2013
Janice Covington posted a blog post

N.C. Democratic Party Nominates First Transgender Delegate

N.C. Democratic Party Nominates First Transgender DelegateRaleigh, N.C. - Janice Covington of Charlotte became the first openly transgender person to serve as a Democratic delegate from North Carolina. She was chosen Saturday during the Democratic Party's statewide convention.Janice Covington, 64, of Charlotte…See More
Jun 19, 2012
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May 30, 2012
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Democrat Janice Covington fights to be North Carolina’s first transgender delegate.

Covington has thrown her hat into the political arena, running to be one of North Carolina’s 152 delegates to the 2012 Democratic National Convention.Covington, should she win a seat in Raleigh would enter a very exclusive club as one of only a handful of openly transgender people who have been elected as a delegate to the Democratic National Convention. While even a Covington candidacy, let alone a win, can't help but raise transgender awareness, Covington has a platform that goes far beyond…See More
May 30, 2012
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Demarcate National Convention

 Demarcate National ConventionTransCarolina will be leading a Gay, Lesbian and Transgender Coalition in a picket Demonstration at the Time Warner Stadium in Charlotte North Carolina during the Demarcate National Convention the week of September the 3rd. The purpose of this demonstration is to bring attention to the Employment Non Discrimination Act known as ENDA. By taking this action ENDA could be added to the presidential platform for 2012 by the delegates during their stick building…See More
Jan 9, 2012
A blog post by Janice Covington was featured

Who are we?

By Janice CovingtonMany of our brothers and sisters in the Gay and Lesbian Community have a hard time understanding why a man wants to dress as a woman or a woman wants to dress as a man. To some the thought of a person dressing in the attire of the opposite sex is psychologically unsound.The true transgender does not dress for fantasy, Living life as the opposite gender is away of life. A transgender person was born with a sense of being the gender they feel most comfortable with. I feel the…See More
Sep 23, 2010
Janice Covington posted a blog post

Who are we?

By Janice CovingtonMany of our brothers and sisters in the Gay and Lesbian Community have a hard time understanding why a man wants to dress as a woman or a woman wants to dress as a man. To some the thought of a person dressing in the attire of the opposite sex is psychologically unsound.The true transgender does not dress for fantasy, Living life as the opposite gender is away of life. A transgender person was born with a sense of being the gender they feel most comfortable with. I feel the…See More
Sep 22, 2010
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The world of Drag from the inside.By Janice CovingtonThe art of Drag is a very serious part of the LGBT community. Being a Drag Queen makes you a member of a unique family that many others don’t understand. I hope this article will enlighten you in a way that will help you understand and give them the respect that many of them deserve. Drag Queens have been known world wide, like the renowned Drag Company Phenocio’s in San Francisco from 1940 to 1991. Also Baton’s in downtown Chicago a well…See More
Sep 14, 2010
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I would like to share this artical with everyone

The world of Drag from the inside.By Janice CovingtonThe art of Drag is a very serious part of the LGBT community. Being a Drag Queen makes you a member of a unique family that many others don’t understand. I hope this article will enlighten you in a way that will help you understand and give them the respect that many of them deserve. Drag Queens have been known world wide, like the renowned Drag Company Phenocio’s in San Francisco from 1940 to 1991. Also Baton’s in downtown Chicago a well…See More
Sep 14, 2010
Jay Matthew commented on Janice Covington's blog post 'Transgender Coalition Protest HRC'
"Joe Solmonese is cute."
Mar 12, 2009
Vanessa Edwards Foster commented on Janice Covington's blog post 'Transgender Coalition Protest HRC'
"Great job with the protest, though I must say that HRC is a long, long, long way from making things truly equal. Look at all GLBT hiring practices -- esp. on the marriage issue (which trans people should've been leading from the get-go). Look…"
Mar 9, 2009
A blog post by Janice Covington was featured

Transgender Coalition Protest HRC

By Janice CovingtonIn the weeks leading up to the Demonstration, I requested a meeting with Joe Solmonese so that I could see first hand what kind of individual I was up against. I had assured my contacts inside the Human Rights Campaign that my intent was not to badger Joe and that I wanted to have a casual conversation. I wanted Joe to know that we as transgenders can are a civil and intelligent people, and that we do know how to sit down and have an open dialog. My intent was to deliver a…See More
Feb 24, 2009

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HRC, The Little Baby On The Block

Posted on March 29, 2013 at 6:30am 0 Comments

It is apparent that the Human Rights Campaign [The Queens Club] got caught again with their pants down specifically at the Supreme Court Hearing in DC this past Wednesday.  One of the many witness such as Jerame Davis director of the National Stonewall Demarcates saw HRC staff members harass a transgender group who displayed the Transgender Flag during the demonstrations in DC in support of marriage equality to make them remove it, not once but several times and then made the statement that…

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N.C. Democratic Party Nominates First Transgender Delegate

Posted on June 19, 2012 at 6:04am 0 Comments

N.C. Democratic Party Nominates First Transgender Delegate

Raleigh, N.C. - Janice Covington of Charlotte became the first openly transgender person to serve as a Democratic delegate from North Carolina. She was chosen Saturday during the Democratic Party's statewide convention.…

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Democrat Janice Covington fights to be North Carolina’s first transgender delegate.

Posted on May 30, 2012 at 7:30am 0 Comments

Covington has thrown her hat into the political arena, running to be one of North Carolina’s 152 delegates to the 2012 Democratic National Convention.

Covington, should she win a seat in Raleigh would enter a very exclusive club as one of only a handful of openly transgender people who have been elected as a delegate to the Democratic National Convention. While even a Covington candidacy, let alone a win, can't help but raise transgender awareness, Covington has a platform that goes…

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Demarcate National Convention

Posted on January 9, 2012 at 6:35pm 0 Comments

 Demarcate National Convention

TransCarolina will be leading a Gay, Lesbian and Transgender Coalition in a picket Demonstration at the Time Warner Stadium in Charlotte North Carolina during the Demarcate National Convention the week of September the 3rd. The purpose of this demonstration is to bring attention to the Employment Non Discrimination Act known as ENDA. By taking this action ENDA could be added to the presidential platform for 2012 by the delegates…

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Who are we?

Posted on September 22, 2010 at 8:00am 0 Comments

By Janice Covington…

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