North Carolina’s two U.S. senators split on their support of the LGBT-inclusive Employment Non-Discrimination Act (ENDA) during a successful floor vote passing the measure this afternoon.
The University of North Carolina system Board of Governors will consider a proposal to ban gender-inclusive housing on all 17 campuses of the university system at a meeting next week.
In a statement released to media today, Mayor Patsy Kinsey said the city would not be severing its ties with their sister city, Voronezh, Russia. LGBT activists in Charlotte had been asking Kinsey and City Council to cut ties with the city, following harsh new anti-LGBT legislation in that nation and anti-LGBT violence in Voronezh, though activists softened their stance today.
Alan Poindexter, 47, star of ’96 “Angels in America,” longtime Children’s Theatre artistic director passed away on Tuesday.
A U.S. Senate committee gave approval Wednesday to the Employment Non-Discrimination Act (ENDA), a bill that prohibit employment discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation and gender identity. The bill now heads to the full Senate.
The U.S. Supreme Court has struck down the federal Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA) and, on a procedural matter, has effectively overturned California’s Proposition 8.
The founder of a new non-profit organization formed to work with young adults confirmed reports on Friday afternoon that the group is ceasing operations after scrutiny from this newspaper and others.
Recent interactions between a registered sex offender and a local lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) youth services agency have revealed gaps in both law enforcement knowledge about some sex offenders’ past crimes and the strength of youth safety and protection policies among Charlotte’s and the region’s most recognizable and active LGBT community organizations.
A new organization and its leader, a registered sex offender and felon convicted on three fraud charges, are raising notes of concern for one local organization serving lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) youth.