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Our People: Q&A with Joel Blady & Jeff Addy

Funeral director, marketer, marriage suit plaintiffs

“The human soul can always use a new tradition. Sometimes we require them.” The lines, which appear in Pat Conroy’s award-winning book, “The Lords of Discipline,” resonate with our community at a time when so many gay and lesbian couples who have dreamed of a traditional “white wedding” can now realize those dreams.

Triad: Wedding awardees named

Carolinas News Notes

WeddingWire has announced that Rev. H. Jackson Grimes and Rev. Elizabeth Grimes with All Faiths Wedding Officiants of the Triad were selected as winners of four wedding industry awards.

Charlotte law firm representing plaintiffs challenging legality of anti-LGBT magistrate bill

Charlotte-based law firm Tin Walker Fulton & Owen are representing six plaintiffs who filed a federal lawsuit Wednesday morning, challenging Senate Bill 2, which has given magistrates the right to refuse marriage certificates to same sex couples if they cite a “sincerely held religious objection.” Ansley V. North Carolina disputes the legality of Senate Bill …