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N.C. official denies marriage licenses, but issues statement of support

Two gay couples request marriage licenses, are denied but official voices support

A local official charged with overseeing marriage and other licensing matters in Guilford County denied marriage licenses to two same-sex couples today, but issued a public statement in support of marriage equality and opposing laws which discriminate against same-sex couples.

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Fall 2013 A&E Guide

A cornucopia of arts and and entertainment offerings to whet any appetite

Fall is already upon us and what better time than to share a great sampling of what’s available on the arts and entertainment scene.

Fall 2013 A&E Guide: Gay themes permeate 2013-14 theatre season

‘Book of Mormon,’ ‘Hedwig’ among LGBT-themed offerings

LGBT theatre patrons will face a healthy slate of familiar and new stage offerings in the upcoming 2013-2014 theatre season, including the hit Broadway musical “The Book of Mormon” and a local production of the classic “Hedwig and the Angry Inch.”

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Fall 2013 A&E Guide: Memories of yesteryear

Couple collects toys, cars, radios from childhood and beyond in historic Salisbury home featured on OctoberTour next month

For Mike Grasso and Steve Warren, collecting is a life-long passion. The couple, now married and who met nearly 17 years ago at a Great Autos of Yesteryear event in California, have spent years gathering items that represent their passions and interests.

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NC Pride returns to Durham

Annual festival, parade slated for Sept. 28

North Carolina’s longest-running LGBT Pride festival and parade returns to Durham at the end of the month. Both events, featuring festival vendors of all varieties and the iconic 29th NC Pride Parade, are slated for Sept. 28. A variety of nightlife and other community events are scheduled across the Triangle throughout the weekend.