Openly lesbian N.C. Senate candidate Deb Butler is defending her use of a “transvaginal wand” in a campaign ad against Republican incumbent Thom Goolsby.

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The report above follows controversy over an ad in which Butler criticized Goolsby for his support of new restrictions on abortion rights. See that ad below:

Stay tuned: Come back to goqnotes.com in the days ahead for more on Butler and other openly gay and lesbian candidates vying for spots in the state legislature.

Matt Comer

Matt Comer previously served as editor from October 2007 through August 2015 and as a staff writer afterward in 2016.