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.
Local organizers affiliated with the Human Rights Campaign, the nation‚Äôs 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.
Local organizers affiliated with the Human Rights Campaign, the nation’s largest LGBT civil rights group, will give City Councilmember LaWana Mayfield a kickstart to her 2013 re-election campaign at a private fundraiser scheduled for Saturday.
The North Carolina Senate today approved a bill that would allow student groups on college and university campuses to discriminate in membership and leadership.
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.
One of Charlotte‚Äôs most prominent church leaders ‚Äď and a man at the forefront of last year‚Äôs fight for North Carolina‚Äôs marriage amendment ‚Äď is weighing a bid for U.S. Senate.
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.
In Charlotte, ACT UP organizing efforts were met with an astounding thud, according to one local who shares what he remembers about the Queen City’s short-lived ACT UP chapter.
A White House spokesman said Sunday that President Barack Obama plans to name Charlotte Mayor Anthony Foxx as his new transportation secretary on Monday.
A bill protecting all workers from discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation and gender identity will be introduced in the South Carolina House of Representatives next Tuesday.
Public radio station WFAE-FM (NPR 90.7) is hosting a forum Thursday to look at community investments in uptown and other Charlotte neighborhoods, and the impact on quality of life.
City Councilmember Gordon Smith is up for re-election this year and he’s taking his record of LGBT support to voters as proof of his value on the Blue Ridge town’s city council.
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.