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Gay Marriage North Carolina

WATCH: Same-Sex Couples Denied Marriage Licenses In Peaceful, Emotional Protest

The Huffington Post | James Nichols | Posted 10.11.2013 | Gay Voices

Three same-sex couples engaged in an emotional, high-profile attempt to receive marriage licenses at the Mecklenburg Country Register of Deeds in Nort...

Conservative TV Ad: Obama Forcing Gay Marriage On The Country

The Huffington Post | Sam Stein | Posted 09.04.2012 | Politics

CHARLOTTE, N.C. -- The socially conservative super PAC Campaign for American Values is running an ad campaign in the Charlotte media market this week ...

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.

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.

Lila Shapiro

North Carolina Amendment 1 Divides Gay Rights Movement | Lila Shapiro | Posted 05.09.2012 | Gay Voices

On Tuesday, North Carolinians voted in favor of an amendment that bans same-sex marriage and civil unions. North Carolina is the last southern state w...

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

Lynn Casper | Posted 06.30.2012 | Gay Voices
Lynn Casper


Lesbian Couple Of 30 Years Arrested After Impromptu Gay Marriage Sit In Protest In North Carolina

Posted 12.17.2011 | Gay Voices

Southern Equality's WE DO campaign has unveiled another video (see above) designed to draw attention to the battle for legalizing gay marriage in Nort...

Heartbreaking Video Shows Gay North Carolina Citizens Being Rejected For Marriage Licenses

Posted 12.14.2011 | Gay Voices

The Campaign for Southern Equality recently launched the WE DO Campaign by asking LGBT couples to request marriage licenses in Asheville, North Caroli...

WATCH: Maddow Rips New Efforts To Ban Gay Marriage

Posted 11.30.2011 | Media

Rachel Maddow gave her Thursday viewers an update on drives to ban gay marriage and restrict abortion in states across the country. She opened the ...

Gay Marriage's Next Battleground

AP | By GARY D. ROBERTSON | Posted 11.11.2011 | Politics

RALEIGH, N.C. -- North Carolina is the only state in the Southeast without a gay marriage ban in its constitution. The idea has gone nowhere in the la...

Gay Marriage Battle Heats Up in North Carolina -- and Gets Personal

Wes Isley | Posted 11.01.2011 | Politics
Wes Isley

When I hear religious leaders with whom I have a personal connection screaming about my "perverted lifestyle" from their pulpits and over the airwaves, as a gay man in a 17-year relationship, it's personal.