Topics :: North Carolina
By Emery P. D’Alesio | Saturday Jul 13, 2013
A legal attack against North Carolina’s constitutional ban on same-sex marriages is taking shape after state Attorney General Roy Cooper’s office said Friday he would not oppose adding that challenge to an existing lawsuit.
By Emery P. Dalesio | Wednesday Mar 27, 2013
North Carolina Sen. Kay Hagan said Wednesday she backs marriage rights for same-sex couples, joining a growing number of Democratic Party politicians ahead of her re-election race next year.
By Jason St. Amand | Wednesday Mar 20, 2013
The pastor of a Methodist church in North Carolina says he will no longer marry heterosexual couples until same-sex couples can also legally marry.
By Jason St. Amand | Tuesday Jan 15, 2013
A gay man from Raleigh, N.C., alleges a taxi drive called him and his friends "faggots" before trying to run him down. A witness, however, claims the group was harassing the driver.
By Jason St. Amand | Monday Jan 14, 2013
After dining at a local cafe, a North Carolina lesbian couple were startled to be handed a letter from the restaurant’s owner that that condemned homosexuality.
By Jason St. Amand | Wednesday Dec 5, 2012
A young gay man from North Carolina has been charged with murdering a 43-year-old man in an Alabama trailer park.
By Jason St. Amand | Tuesday Oct 23, 2012
A 22-year-old man has filed a complaint against a North Carolina-based church for keeping him hostage for four months because he is gay.
By MARTHA WAGGONER | Monday Sep 3, 2012
The Queen City - named after the wife of King George II, who ruled the colonies - is best known as a business city, home to Duke Energy and the place where Hugh McColl started a small bank, which grew to become the Bank of America.
By MARTHA WAGGONER | Saturday Sep 1, 2012
Delegates in town for the convention, which begins Sept. 3, will find several places in and around Charlotte where they can soak up a little political history.
By Allen Reed | Tuesday Jun 12, 2012
A humanist group is claiming the state of North Carolina violated the First Amendment by allowing voting in churches that advocated anti-gay political stances.