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 hopes to build on momentum from recent Supreme Court cases
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.
Sweeping restrictions taken up on Tuesday evening, rushed to Senate floor approval
The North Carolina Senate voted 29-12 to pass expanded restrictions on abortions in a bill hastily amended and considered during a committee hearing on Tuesday evening.
LGBT Democrats president more cautious; legislative and local leaders mostly quiet after landmark decisions
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.
LGBT groups encouraging more community involvement
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.
Majority mistaken believed discrimination was already illegal under state and federal law
A majority of small business owners in North Carolina say they favor expanding employee protections to include gay and transgender workers.
Bill would have restricted teen acccess to STD screenings, contraception, other medical and mental health services
A bill restricting teenagers’ access to medical and mental health care narrowly escaped approval in the North Carolina House in May before being taken of the body’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.
Bill has support of anti-LGBT advocates
The North Carolina Senate today approved a bill that would allow student groups on college and university campuses to discriminate in membership and leadership.
Bill would restrict teen access to STD screenings, contraception, other medical and mental health services
A bill restricting teenagers’ access to medical and mental health care initially scheduled for a floor vote on Wednesday was instead taken off the calendar and sent back to the North Carolina House’s Judiciary Committee.
Group to hold virtual lobby day
North Carolina’s statewide LGBT advocacy and education group is asking community members across the state to join them in commemorating the one-year anniversary of Amendment One today.
Audio: Devil 'torments us all,' LGBT rights 'not civil rights because you're not black'
Constituents of an eastern North Carolina state senator say his legislative assistant crossed the line when she said two weeks ago that LGBT equality was not a civil rights issue and said the devil had tormented a mother’s deceased gay son.
Equality NC seeks legislation protecting LGBT state employees and teachers
An effort to pass non-discrimination legislation designed to protect North Carolina public employees and teachers will face an uphill, if not impossible, battle in the legislature this year.
Equality NC to focus on LGBT state employee protections
Citizens from across the state will head to Raleigh on Tuesday to participate in a lobby day planned by Equality North Carolina, a statewide LGBT education and advocacy organization.
Carolinas News Notes
A recently introduced bill in the General Assembly has students and faculty at the University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill (UNC-CH) buzzing.