Free legal assistance for LGBT families

Navigating the dangerous shoals of Amendment One:

The Campaign for Southern Equality is hosting free legal workshops around the state in the coming months to assist people in taking steps to protect their children, health care and assets. Equality North Carolina will help with the workshops. The next one takes place in Winston-Salem and others are planned in Durham and Asheville.

Here's the workshop schedule, but I don't see the Durham event listed. Can anyone verify and supply the particulars (when, where, etc.)?


Here the details on the

Here the details on the Durham legal workshop. We're also holding one in Winston-Salem on Sept. 15th. Get all the details here -

Topic: What Amendment One Means for You and Your Family (Durham)

Led by: Attorneys Meghann Burke and Sharon Thompson

Date: Saturday, September 22th, 2012 | 5 to 6:30 p.m.

Location: Pilgrim United Church of Christ | 3011 Academy Road, Durham, NC

Lead Sponsors: Equality NC

Co-Sponsors: Center for Participatory Change, Western NC Citizens to End Institutional Bigotry, Cogburn & Brazil, P.A., Walton Law Office, Aaron G. Walker of the Dameron Burgin Law Firm, National Center for Lesbian Rights, Southern Poverty Law Center, Lambda Legal and ACLU of North Carolina

Thanks for the info!

And thanks for everything else you folks do. In the wake of Amendment One, I'm sure many LGBT citizens feel like society has thrown them under the bus. Getting help like this is more than just free guidance, it's a testimony that not all of society has written them off.