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The Last Frontier for Gay Rights

posted on April 3, 2018

For The Washington Post Magazine, Tiffany Stanley, managing editor of Religion & Politics, reports on the struggle for LGBT rights in rural Alexander County, North Carolina. She profiles Mitchell Gold, one of the county’s biggest employers and a gay-rights activist, whose lobbying of religious groups to accept the LGBT community has been a hard sell for local evangelicals. Stanley writes, “What was happening in Alexander County was a version of the debate unfolding in recent years in towns across the country, places where the laws have swiftly changed but deeply held beliefs have not.”

Read at The Washington Post Magazine