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 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.
According to the American Bible Society, Charlote ranks sixth in a list of the 100 most and least “Bible-minded” cities.
An associate producer of “America’s Got Talent” is looking to spread the word about the show’s upcoming Season 9 auditions to the LGBT community.
Blue Cross and Blue Shield of North Carolina (BCBSNC) doesn’t yet offer coverage for married same-sex couples with new insurance plans offered under the federal Affordable Care Act.
The chairman of the Forsyth County Board of Elections said in a recent email to a local newspaper that relationships between two men are among the “most debased things in our society.”
Franklin McCain, of the Greensboro Four, passed away on Thursday. McCain was a Union County native, attended North Carolina A&T University and later moved to Charlotte.
2013 was a year of remarkable change and progress, from the national level all the way down to the local. LGBT community members and organizations saw gains in local and national policy and law, celebrated big with historic wins and came together for forward progress like never before.
Our recap from our Carolinas News Notes column netted a host of great reads from the year.