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North Carolina Gay Rights

Lesbian Mom's Son Makes Surprising Anti-Gay Discovery When He Searches For His Home On Google Maps

The Huffington Post | Curtis M. Wong | Posted 11.26.2014 | Gay Voices

A North Carolina lesbian couple is crying foul after their home was reportedly labeled with an anti-gay slur on Google Maps. Canton residents Jenn...

Amanda Terkel

GOP Lawmaker Pretty Sure That 'Sexual Orientation' Includes Incest, Bestiality, Pedophilia

HuffingtonPost.com | Amanda Terkel | Posted 06.30.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- A North Carolina lawmaker tried to convince his colleagues Tuesday that if they want to prohibit discrimination on the basis of sexual o...

Anti-Gay Policy Prompts School To Nix State Money

Star-News, Wilmington, N.C. | Pressley Baird | Posted 02.07.2014 | Gay Voices

Myrtle Grove Christian School will not accept state funding from a new General Assembly school tuition voucher program, the school's headmaster said F...

WATCH: Young Boy Preaches Homosexuals 'Are Worthy Of Death' In Front Of Church

Posted 04.01.2013 | Gay Voices

A young demonstrator took aim at North Carolina's Green Street United Methodist Church after its recent pledge to stop performing weddings until same-...

Man Who Claimed He Was Held Hostage By Church For Being Gay Recants Allegations

Posted 02.12.2013 | Gay Voices

The North Carolina man who alleged that he was held hostage for four months by officials at his former church after he told them he was gay has recant...

North Carolina Man Claims He Was Held Hostage And Beaten By Church For Being Gay

Posted 10.22.2012 | Gay Voices

A North Carolina man has alleged that he was held hostage for four months by officials at his former church after he told them he was gay, As the ...

On The Ground In North Carolina

Rev. Jasmine Beach-Ferrara | Posted 11.04.2012 | Gay Voices
Rev. Jasmine Beach-Ferrara

This week the Democratic Party will make history by becoming the first major American political party to endorse both marriage and employment equality for LGBT people. That this position will be ratified in Charlotte, N.C., highlights a dilemma that is both political and moral in nature.

'Why Do You Care?'

Will Clegg | Posted 10.29.2012 | Gay 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.

Same-Sex Parents On The Offensive In North Carolina

Reuters | Posted 08.14.2012 | Politics

By Colleen Jenkins WINSTON-SALEM, N.C., June 13 (Reuters) - A civil liberties group filed a federal lawsuit on Wednesday challenging N...

'Freedom Ride 2012'

Rev. Roger Wolsey | Posted 07.30.2012 | Politics
Rev. Roger Wolsey

What I am called to do is to hold a mirror up to both the specific state of North Carolina, as well as to our entire nation, to show us the wrinkles and blemishes that we don't wish to see.

Lesbian Seeking Marriage License Arrested In North Carolina

AP | By EMERY P. DALESIO | Posted 05.11.2012 | Gay Voices

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. -- A lesbian who sought a North Carolina marriage license with her partner and was rejected under a state law banning same-sex mar...

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 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 ...

'Ender's Game' Author: 'There Are No Laws Left That Discriminate Against Gay Couples'

Posted 05.04.2012 | Gay Voices

Another high-profile voice has joined the chorus of those speaking out in favor of North Carolina's Amendment One. Orson Scott Card, best-selling ...

North Carolina Pastor: We're Not Far From Marriage Between 'A Person And A Beast'

Posted 05.04.2012 | Gay Voices

The debate over marriage equality continues to heat up in North Carolina, with yet another religious leader speaking out against allowing same-sex cou...

LISTEN: Pastor Urges Parents To 'Punch' Their Non-Gender-Conforming Kids, 'Crack' Their Sons' Limp Wrists

Posted 05.10.2012 | Gay Voices

A North Carolina pastor's horrific anti-gay tirade is making the blogosphere rounds. Sean Harris, senior pastor of Berean Baptist Church in Fayett...