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Carolina prepares for Supreme Court decisions on Wednesday

Decision on landmark marriage cases expected on Wednesday morning

The U.S. Supreme Court again punted decisions today on two landmark marriage equality cases challenging the federal Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA) and California’s Proposition 8, a 2008 constitutional amendment banning gay marriage. Chief Justice John Roberts said this morning that the Court would meet again at 10 a.m. Wednesday to release all its remaining opinons.

LGBT Carolinians await Supreme Court decision

Rallies, meetings planned throughout the week as Court hands down Defense of Marriage, Proposition 8 opinions

Like millions of others across the U.S., LGBT community members and their families and friends across the Carolinas are awaiting this week’s potential Supreme Court opinions on the Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA) and California’s Proposition 8.

Largest ‘ex-gay’ group shuts down, but N.C. advocate says work is not over

N.C.-based Gay Christian Network founder says 'ex gay' myth will still do damage to LGBT youth, families

The nation’s largest “ex-gay” organization, which had said for years that LGBT people could change their sexual orientation, announced on Wednesday that it was shutting its doors. The reaction to the news has grabbed national headlines and one gay Christian organizer in North Carolina is warning that the work to heal old wounds is not yet over.

Errata

Scholarship winners and Pride Winston-Salem stories in the June 7 issue had errors. This post corrects that. We regret the errors.

Pride: Yesterday, Today & Tomorrow

Organizers dish on the meaning, purpose of Pride

The world was an unfriendly place for LGBT people in June 1969. Late that month, some folks were fed up with how they were being treated.

Pride: Our Roots

A brief timeline of Pride’s birth and its history

The birth of our modern-day LGBT civil rights movement is largely credited to the spontaneous riots at the Stonewall Inn in June 1969 and the resulting media coverage and community galvanization it spurred.

Pride: 2013 Season

Local and national events from now through the fall

All across the region and the U.S., Pride season takes off with a flourish of events to satisfy everyone’s palette.

Scholarships awarded

Five students receive college funds

Local students Sam Tarleton, Cameron McBee, Londyn Marshall, Melissa Black and Natalie Martinez have each been awarded funds to assist in their college education.