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.
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.
The Guilford Green Foundation has made its 2013 grant applications available.
Scholarship winners and Pride Winston-Salem stories in the June 7 issue had errors. This post corrects that. We regret the errors.
Local students Sam Tarleton, Cameron McBee, Londyn Marshall, Melissa Black and Natalie Martinez have each been awarded funds to assist in their college education.
The leader of the Yadkin County Republican Party is harshly criticizing local Democrats for their support of a female pastor, LGBT citizens and immigrants. His comments came during a a monthly meeting of the county Republican Party in May.