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Feeling The Love With North Carolina's 'We Do' Campaign

Aly Windsor | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Aly Windsor

On May 10 my partner and I and our two sons, along with eight other couples and families, and a large crowd of supporters, walked to the Forsyth County government building to apply for marriage licenses. We did it to show plainly who is hurt when discriminatory laws are passed.

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

Shane L. Windmeyer | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer 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.

'Mean-Spirited' Amendment Will Have Effects Down The Road

Posted 07.09.2012 | Politics

RALEIGH, N.C. -- North Carolina voters overwhelmingly passed a constitutional amendment that defines marriage as solely between a man and a woman, but...

Why North Carolina Could Turn the Tide on LGBT Discrimination in the South... And Beyond

Jen Jones | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Jen Jones

For those who believe finishing the equivalent of 13 marathons in five weeks should be a piece of cake compared with the challenge of defeating anti-gay legislation in the South, well, you might be surprised come May. After all, this is North Carolina.

Racing Against an Amendment Based on Five Simple Words

Jen Jones | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Jen Jones

From Jan. 27 to March 2, 2012, I will run 322 miles across the length of North Carolina, from the mountains of Asheville to the coastal city of Wilmington, to raise awareness about the many harms of the marriage amendment.