It might be rainy (or icy, depending) and dreary today, but it’s still Friday. And, who says qnotes is old and staid?! We know a good laugh when we see one… Like this video of a University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill student’s strip-tease prank this week in a biology lecture at the esteemed, two-century-old campus.
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.
Theatre companies from across the Carolinas are gearing up with a diverse selection of plays and performances.
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’s highest-ranking openly gay mayor, Mark Kleinschmidt of Chapel Hill, is among several leaders across the South joining together for the new Southerners for the Freedom to Marry.
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.
An openly gay, undocumented immigrant student gained the most vote in his race to become the University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill’s next student body president yesterday.
A spokesperson for North Carolina U.S. Rep. Renee Ellmers responded today with a statement from the congresswoman following criticism yesterday of a statement many perceived as an anti-LGBT slight against Democratic congressional candidate Clay Aiken.
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.
LGBT North Carolinians leading the movement for inclusion and equality reacted swiftly today to a statement from U.S. Rep. Renee Ellmers’ campaign team, which used coded anti-LGBT language to attack Clay Aiken, who announced his candidacy for Congress this morning.
North Carolina native and entertainer Clay Aiken is set to officially announce his candidacy for Congress today. Staff for North Carolina’s Second Congressional District Republican incumbent Renee Ellmers has already thrown out anti-gay rhetoric and insinuations.
Time is running out for young leaders to apply to the Human Rights Campaign’s North Carolina Emerging Leaders Program, a revamped program meant to build leadership in LGBT young adults ages 18-25 across the Carolinas.
The Moral March on Raleigh will be held on Feb. 8, 9:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m., and Equality North Carolina (ENC) is jumping on the bandwagon for this Historic Thousands on Jones Street event in support of the North Carolina NAACP.