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A Look At What Happened On Amendment 1 In North Carolina

Adam Bink | Posted 07.12.2012 | Gay Voices
Adam Bink

I spent much of the spring working on defeating anti-gay Amendment 1 in North Carolina. It's been my habit, after major wins or losses, to reflect on what went right and what went wrong, and offer some thoughts. Here are some of those along with some analysis.

North Carolina's Amendment 1: Losing On The Merits

Noah Baron | Posted 07.09.2012 | Gay Voices
Noah Baron

Let's take a page out of Harvey Milk's book: if you don't mention "at least one old queer" in your campaign ads against an anti-gay initiative, you've already lost the battle. Perhaps the vote in North Carolina was a foregone conclusion.

Message To North Carolina: No Vote Will Change Whom I Love

Shane L. Windmeyer | Posted 07.09.2012 | Gay Voices
Shane L. Windmeyer

No vote will change whom I love or whom I call my family. I will still be here regardless, living my life openly and honestly. My husband and I are still your neighbors. We are still taxpayers. One day, very soon, the margin of victory will shift in the favor of equality for my family.

WATCH: Couple Travels To D.C. To Marry Just Before North Carolina Amendment 1 Vote

Mimi Schiffman | Posted 07.07.2012 | Gay Voices
Mimi Schiffman


WATCH: Middle School Students Take On Amendment 1

Mimi Schiffman | Posted 07.02.2012 | Gay Voices
Mimi Schiffman


WATCH: Straight North Carolina Couple Declares 'My Marriage Is Not Threatened By Gay Marriage'

Lynn Casper | Posted 06.30.2012 | Gay Voices
Lynn Casper


Obama Comes Out On Gay Marriage Question

The Huffington Post | Luke Johnson | Posted 03.16.2012 | Politics

President Barack Obama opposes North Carolina's Amendment One, a ballot question on May 8 to ban same-sex marriages and civil unions under the state c...