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Why You Shouldn't Boycott North Carolina

Mark Kleinschmidt | Posted 07.25.2012 | Gay Voices
Mark Kleinschmidt

While I understand that this is a natural response to the passage of such a discriminatory act, one that targets innocent North Carolinians for the worst of reasons, misunderstanding and bigotry, I'm asking everyone to take a deep breath.

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.

Southern Fried Batsh*t

Walt Hawkins | Posted 07.10.2012 | Gay Voices
Walt Hawkins

I would gladly never step foot in North Carolina again, and if it weren't for the fact that I do have relatives and a few friends there, I probably wouldn't. Why would I waste my money to support the economy of a state that clearly sees me as unworthy of any level of respect?

We Have Met the Enemy, And The Enemy Is Us

Arlene Stein | Posted 07.09.2012 | Gay Voices
Arlene Stein

The battle in North Carolina also indicates that conservative strategists are beginning to target unrepentant, unmarried heterosexual couples, too. In a state that already prohibits same-sex marriage, Amendment 1 adds prohibitions against civil unions and domestic partnerships.

LOOK: Shocking Fact About Amendment One, North Carolina's Gay Marriage Ban

Posted 05.09.2012 | Gay Voices

As the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) community continues to digest the implications of North Carolina's Amendment One, one high-profil...

North Carolina Voters Ban Gay Marriage... Maybe It's Our Fault?

Alvin Lopez Woods | Posted 07.09.2012 | Gay Voices
Alvin Lopez Woods

It is up to us to show the opposition that we are no different. We are all human, and love is love. Some people are scared of what appears to be different. If we truly step up and show that we are all the same, this world would be as beautiful as life itself.

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.

North Carolina Student Launches Viral Campaign To Repeal Amendment One

Posted 07.28.2014 | Gay Voices

A North Carolina student has launched an online campaign in an effort to repeal Amendment One, which defines marriage solely as a union between a man ...

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.

Team Obama, Others Weigh In On State's Gay Marriage Ban

Posted 05.09.2012 | Politics

On Tuesday, North Carolina voters passed a constitutional amendment that defines marriage exclusively between a man and a woman, making North Carolina...

North Carolina Gay Marriage Ban Passes

AP | MARTHA WAGGONER | Posted 07.08.2012 | Politics

RALEIGH, N.C. — North Carolina approved a constitutional amendment Tuesday defining marriage solely as a union between a man and a woman, becomi...

North Carolina Gay Marriage Ban Faces Critical Test

Reuters | Posted 07.08.2012 | Politics

* State already outlaws same-sex marriage by statute * Candidates for Congress, governor also being considered By Wade R...

State's Gay Marriage Battle Could Have National Implications

The Huffington Post | Luke Johnson | Posted 05.08.2012 | Politics

North Carolina voters go to the polls Tuesday to decide whether to add a measure banning gay marriage, civil unions and domestic partnerships to the s...

Obama Influence Tested In 'Emotional' State Initiative

AP | EMERY P. DALESIO | Posted 07.07.2012 | Politics

RALEIGH, N.C. — North Carolina has long prided itself on its moderate politics dating to the civil rights era, as well as its place as a New Sou...

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

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North Carolina Pastor: 'We've Become So Dumb' We No Longer Prosecute Gays

Posted 05.11.2012 | Gay Voices

A prominent North Carolina pastor has joined the chorus of voices speaking out in favor of Amendment One, which would define marriage as being between...

My Family Was Harassed At The North Carolina Polls

Aly Windsor | Posted 07.07.2012 | Gay Voices
Aly Windsor

On May 4 my partner and I took our two boys with us to vote early against North Carolina's Amendment 1. We were not prepared at all for the drama that we encountered as we approached the early voting location.

Following A Legacy: Walking 85 Miles In Protest Of Amendment 1

Jacob Tobia | Posted 07.05.2012 | Gay Voices
Jacob Tobia

As of yesterday, May 4, my friend Dominique Beaudry and I are walking from the International Civil Rights Museum in Greensboro to the State Capitol, a four-day journey of over 85 miles, wearing sandwich boards that encourage North Carolinians to vote against Amendment 1.

Billy Graham And Amendment 1: A Tarnished Legacy

John Becker | Posted 07.04.2012 | Gay Voices
John Becker

It's a shame that when confronted with the choice between preserving his popular image as a venerable, unifying figure and mounting one last crusade against the LGBT community, Billy Graham chose the latter.

WATCH: Middle School Students Take On Amendment 1

Mimi Schiffman | Posted 07.02.2012 | Gay Voices
Mimi Schiffman

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WATCH: North Carolina Man's Frightening Response To Pro-Gay Marriage Sign

Posted 05.02.2012 | Gay Voices

One North Carolina resident is making his anti-marriage equality stance clear after posting a rather troubling video on YouTube that's been going vira...

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

Lynn Casper | Posted 06.30.2012 | Gay Voices
Lynn Casper

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North Carolinians' Support For Anti-Gay Amendment 1 Falls To Record Low

Scottie Thomaston | Posted 06.24.2012 | Gay Voices
Scottie Thomaston

The momentum is on the side of those opposed to the amendment. The numbers show a clear shift away from support of this odious amendment that started even before the Protect ALL NC Families campaign's new ads made it on the air in the state.