Recent News & Features
Brandon for Congress, Lavelle for Carrboro mayor
Local off-year elections this season and the upcoming mid-term elections in 2014 will include several historic runs by openly gay and lesbian candidates across the state.
Friend says LaWana Mayfield has been essential on Charlotte City Council
Local organizers affiliated with the Human Rights Campaign, the nationâ€™s largest LGBT civil rights group, gave City Councilmember LaWana Mayfield a kickstart to her 2013 re-election campaign at a private fundraiser on May 11.
Bill would have restricted teen acccess to STD screenings, contraception, other medical and mental health services
A bill restricting teenagersâ€™ access to medical and mental health care narrowly escaped approval in the North Carolina House in May before being taken of the bodyâ€™s calendar and placed back into committee.
Legislation passes Senate with support of anti-LGBT advocates
The North Carolina Senate approved a bill on May 9 that would allow student groups on college and university campuses to discriminate in membership and leadership.
The Carolinas Diversity Council, a local, non-profit affiliate of the National Diversity Council, will host its LGBT & Allies Diversity Summit at the Charlotte Convention Center, 501 S. College St., on June 6, 9:30 a.m.-5 p.m.