Topics :: North Carolina

Delay Sought on NC Same-Sex Marriage Lawsuit

Wednesday Apr 16, 2014
North Carolina’s attorney general is asking a judge to delay the most recent lawsuit over the state’s same-sex marriage ban, saying an order expected later this year in another case likely will resolve the situation.

NC LGBT Group to Hold Rally Over Tax Filing Policy

Tuesday Apr 15, 2014
North Carolina’s largest LGBT advocacy group is holding a rally to protest a new state tax policy regarding same-sex couples.

North Carolina’s Marriage Ban Challenged in Federal Court

Thursday Apr 10, 2014
Later this year, three federal judges could strike down North Carolina’s ban on same-sex marriage. The ACLU is asking for swift action from the court due to the serious medical condition of the plaintiffs.

Suit Cites Urgency to Overturn NC Gay Marriage Ban

By Emery P. Dalesio | Wednesday Apr 9, 2014
The American Civil Liberties Union is launching a new legal assault on North Carolina’s constitutional ban on marriage for same-sex couples.

School Official Responds to Outrage Over Anti-Gay Nun’s Speech, Counter Petition Launched

By Bobby McGuire | Friday Apr 4, 2014
The chaplain of a North Carolina catholic school issued a statement explaining his decision to schedule a controversial lecture by a Dominican nun that condemned homosexuality, saying that the sister’s comments were in keeping with Catholic teaching.

Bigoted Bride of Christ Blasts Gays, Divorce and Single Parents

By EDGE | Wednesday Apr 2, 2014
A recent speech given to a group of Charlotte, N.C., high school students against homosexuality, single parenthood and masturbation caused an uproar, sparking a petition from parents, teachers, students and alumni.

19 Kids and Campaigning (For Anti-Gay Candidates)

By Gary D. Robertson | Tuesday Mar 25, 2014
The Duggar Family from TLC’s "19 Kids and Counting" have taken their hootenanny act to the conservative campaign trail again, this time for anti-gay GOP US Senate hopeful Rev. Mark Harris from North Carolina

Clay Aiken Officially Joining NC Congress Race

Thursday Feb 27, 2014
Singer and actor Clay Aiken is now officially making the switch to wear the hat of a North Carolina congressional candidate.

Student Crowned NC’s 1st Trans Homecoming King

By Jason St. Amand | Tuesday Feb 11, 2014
A 17-year-old Charlotte high school student became North Carolina’s first transgender homecoming king Friday.

’America Idol’ Runner-Up Clay Aiken to Run for Congress in NC

Wednesday Feb 5, 2014
Former "American Idol" runner-up Clay Aiken is running for Congress in North Carolina.