dm1683 wrote:submitted pt today. Their employment numbers are great but tbh I'm scared to go to north carolina as a member of the LGBT community.
Chiming in with everyone to say that Durham is wonderfully liberal and diverse. Coming from Arlington VA it honestly feels more accepting than that.
That being said I don't know how leaving the triangle would go, but day to day I don't think you'd notice that you're in NC
Obviously it would be better to live somewhere with systemic state support and as just an ally I can't pretend to know the life you'd live here, but it really does feel like the local government and the area itself is supporting the cause and for the 3 years of school I think it's worth keeping in mind