State Sen. Martin Nesbitt, a veteran lawmaker and LGBT community ally, died on Thursday at age 67, ten days after a stomach cancer diagnosis.
A new report from a national investigative, non-partisan organization is profiling the top funders in the five marriage-related ballot initiatives across the U.S. in 2012, including North Carolina’s Amendment 1.
A dozen states across the country, including our own North Carolina, are in the process (or recently were in the process) of considering draconian laws allowing carte blanche discrimination against LGBT people and other minorities.
Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer vetoed her state’s controversial Religious Freedom Restoration Act on Wednesday, as legislators in Mississippi moved to soften their own version of the bill. Several other states with similar legislation have also backed down from their plans to consider them.
North Carolina legislators last year proposed a bill opening the door to legal discrimination against LGBT people and other minorities by individuals, businesses and, potentially, government officials who claim objections due to religious belief.
LGBT and progressive activists are turning a rightwing hashtag on Twitter on its head, as the anti-gay group goes on the attack before this weekend’s Moral March in Raleigh.
Our recap from our Carolinas News Notes column netted a host of great reads from the year.
The University of North Carolina system Board of Governors will consider a proposal to ban gender-inclusive housing on all 17 campuses of the university system at a meeting next week.
The North Carolina General Assembly closed out its session this year on July 26 with a bevy of new legislative initiatives that many say will alter the state.
The latest version of North Carolina’s state budget retains an $8 million cut in essential funding for the AIDS Drug Assistance Program (ADAP), say advocates who have been pushing against the cuts.
North Carolina Attorney General Roy Cooper has announced his office will not block the American Civil Liberties Union of North Carolina’s move to challenge the state’s anti-LGBT constitutional amendment on marriage.
Gov. Pat McCrory said Friday that he would sign an abortion measure passed by the House this week if it comes to his desk unaltered.
ACLU of North Carolina seeks to challenge anti-LGBT constitutional amendment on marriage.
Today, take a moment from the celebration to remember our history and to recommit yourself to those eternal words which propelled our forefathers’ seemingly impossible dream into a reality.
The Young Democrats of North Carolina are calling for an immediate repeal of Amendment One, North Carolina’s anti-LGBT state constitutional amendment passed by voters in May 2012.
Religious leaders and political activists from Charlotte spoke out at a North Carolina NAACP-sponsored rally last night on the need for a broader progressive coalition and movement.