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North Carolina Gay Marriage Ban

Christian Denomination Sues North Carolina Over Gay Marriage Ban

Religion News Service | Yonat Shimron | Posted 04.28.2014 | Religion

DURHAM, N.C. (RNS) The United Church of Christ sued the state of North Carolina on Monday (April 28) over its constitutional ban on same-sex marriage,...

N.C. County Official To Accept Marriage License Applications From Gay Couples

AP | MITCH WEISS | Posted 10.14.2013 | Politics

ASHEVILLE, N.C. -- ASHEVILLE, N.C. (AP) — A county official in North Carolina says he will accept marriage license applications from same-sex couple...

'Why Do You Care?'

Will Clegg | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Will Clegg

In many people's minds, I'm a straight man making a documentary film about a gay issue; if I want people to pledge their hard-earned dollars to my film in an economy that doesn't leave a lot of room for donations, I owe them an answer. I'm happy to oblige.

Bloomberg: State's Gay Marriage Vote Sets Back Civil Rights

AP | Posted 07.13.2012 | College

CHAPEL HILL, N.C. — New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg has told University of North Carolina graduates that last week's gay marriage vote sho...

WATCH: Jon Stewart Slams North Carolina's Gay Marriage Ban

The Huffington Post | Christine Friar | Posted 07.10.2012 | Comedy

It's been a big week for same-sex marriage, with both national and state-level flux on the issue. Tuesday, North Carolina added an amendment to th...

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

Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer 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 Student Launches Viral Campaign To Repeal Amendment One

Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer 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 ...

The Civil Rights of a Generation

Paula Skaggs | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Paula Skaggs

North Carolina doesn't define a nation. Our nation is going to be defined by the millions upon millions of people who understand that equality isn't limited to sexuality, and human rights aren't something that should be given only to those you agree with.

Bill Clinton Speaks Out Against Controversial Gay Marriage Ban

AP | MARTHA WAGGONER | Posted 05.05.2012 | Politics

RALEIGH, N.C. -- Former President Bill Clinton has recorded an audio advertisement opposing North Carolina's proposed constitutional amendment that wo...

Anti-Gay Marriage Amendment Reportedly Written To Protect 'Caucasian Race'

Posted 05.07.2012 | Politics

The wife of a North Carolina state senator reportedly told poll workers during early voting Monday that an amendment sponsored by her husband was inte...

North Carolina Voters: Come May 8, Please Remember That Amendment One Affects Real Families

Aly Windsor | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Aly Windsor

No matter how hard I squint, I cannot figure out what's so threatening about this little life of ours. I believe in compassion and accepting people different from me, so I have spent a lot of mental energy puzzling over the motivations of people who would vote to invalidate our family.

GOP Candidate Quietly Supports Contentious Gay Marriage Measure

Charlotte Observer | Posted 04.16.2012 | Politics

He’d rather talk about something else – say, the economy or education. But press Pat McCrory about gay marriage, and the presumptive Republican...

North Carolina Amendment One Follows Same Old Road

The Old Gold & Black | Posted 06.09.2012 | College
The Old Gold & Black

The amendment to ban same-sex marriages is more than a political move. If passed, it is a statement that says that homosexual individuals deserve fewer rights than heterosexuals. This isn't a debate based on politics. It's a debate in humanity.

We Do: Gay Couples Request Marriage Licenses With Clergy By Their Side

Mallory McDuff, Ph.D. | Posted 12.27.2011 | Religion
Mallory McDuff, Ph.D.

I yearn for the day when religious principles of love and justice become the focus of the church, rather than divisive debates over the sanctity of gay marriage.

Tyler Kingkade

North Carolina Advances Gay Marriage Ban Without Public Notice | Tyler Kingkade | Posted 03.11.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- A constitutional ban on same-sex marriage moved a step closer to becoming a reality on Monday in North Carolina. The state House of Repr...