The American Civil Liberties Union of North Carolina has filed a second gay marriage lawsuit in federal court today. The group is seeking immediate relief on behalf of three married same-sex couples, each of whom has a spouse in serious medical condition.
A popular local DJ has apologized for several anti-gay messages he sent via Twitter attacking an openly gay student running for a campus position at Winston-Salem State University.
A popular local DJ and cast member for season six of MTV2′s and Nick Cannon’s “Wild N Out” improv comedy show took to Twitter this weekend with a series of anti-gay messages attacking an openly gay student at Winston-Salem State University.
It’s well before Sunday brunch when I call legendary drag queen Lady Bunny. Although I’m still in my pajamas and she hasn’t brushed her teeth yet, she sounds ready for bottomless mimosas when she greets me on the phone with an exaggerated “Hellooooo!” and infectious giggle.
The inaugural Lavendar Graduation Celebration will be held on April 30, 6 p.m., at the Z. Smith Reynolds Auditorium at Wake Forest University through its LGBTQ Center. The community is invited to honor the students and allies for their contributions to the university.
North Carolina’s Department of Motor Vehicles has rejected a number of gay-themed license plates. Many of them contained slurs or were inappropriate, but others simply identified sexual orientation or a political position.
State Rep. Marcus BRandon, running for a chance to take the 12th Congressional District seat this spring, was recently featured on Fusion TV. In the interview, Brandon said he “will not hide” and describes his toughest day of work at the North Carolina General Assembly.
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.
The Guilford Green Foundation will hold its 17th Annual Gala and Green Party on March 22.
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.
The Human Rights Campaign Carolina Gala is set for Saturday, Feb. 22. As the Carolinas’ movers and shakers file into the Charlotte Convention Center, they’ll be treated to a night full of entertainment. For two award winners, though, it will be a night to honor their work in the LGBT community.