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Gay North Carolina Couple Weds After First Being Denied Based On Magistrate's Religious Beliefs

last monthLGBT / Gay : Towleroad

On Monday, Randy Jackson and Eddie Locklear of Elizabeth City, North Carolina attempted to make their partnership official after thirty-one years. The state's same-sex marriage ban, Amendment One, had been struck down and their request should have been respected. However,...

BREAKING: North Carolina’s same-sex marriage ban, Amendment 1, is unconstitutional

2 months agoLGBT / Gay : Prop 8 Trial Tracker

North Carolina's same-sex marriage ban has been struck down. The post BREAKING: North Carolina’s same-sex marriage ban, Amendment 1, is unconstitutional appeared first on Equality On Trial.

NORTH CAROLINA: Federal Court Issues Limited Strikedown Of Marriage Ban

2 months agoLGBT / Gay : Joe. My. God.

Matt Comer reports at Q Notes: A federal judge in North Carolina’s Western District has issued an order permanently prohibiting defendants in a United Church of Christ lawsuit against North Carolina’s anti-LGBT amendment from enforcing the ban. Show More Summary

NORTH CAROLINA: Federal Court Denies GOP Demand For Oral Arguments UPDATE: No Ruling Will Come Today

2 months agoLGBT / Gay : Joe. My. God.

JUST IN: Osteen denies GOP motion for oral arguments. Still no word on striking down anti-#LGBT amendment. #DayOneNC — QNotes (@qnotescarolinas) October 10, 2014 BREAKING: Judge Osteen asks plaintiffs to respond by 3 on Monday. No ruling from him today. #DayOneNC — Equality NC (@equalitync) October 10, 2014

NORTH CAROLINA: Anti-Gay Pols Plan To Stop Gay Marriages From Happening

2 months agoLGBT / Gay : Joe. My. God.

Via the News-Observer: Phil Berger [photo], president pro tem of the N.C. Senate, and Thom Tillis, speaker of the N.C. House of Representatives, two of the Republican leaders who helped shepherd Amendment One to a statewide referendum,...Show More Summary

NORTH CAROLINA: State AG Roy Cooper Says Amendment One Is Now Surely Doomed, Will Drop His Defense

4 months agoLGBT / Gay : Joe. My. God.

Via Equality North Carolina: Following a ruling today from the 4th Circuit Court of Appeals in favor of marriage equality, North Carolina's Attorney General Roy Cooper held a press conference in response, saying that as a result of the...Show More Summary

NORTH CAROLINA: State AG Says Amendment One Is Now Surely Doomed

4 months agoLGBT / Gay : Joe. My. God.

Via Equality North Carolina: Following a ruling today from the 4th Circuit Court of Appeals in favor of marriage equality, North Carolina's Attorney General Roy Cooper held a press conference in response, saying that as a result of the...Show More Summary

Tony Perkins Has The HGTV Sadz

7 months agoLGBT / Gay : Joe. My. God.

"As sons of a preacher, the brothers have never shied away from their beliefs, which led them to back the North Carolina marriage amendment -- a stance the brothers seem to now be paying for, thanks to radical pro-homosexual activists like GLAAD, whose only answer to real diversity is harassment. Show More Summary

NORTH CAROLINA: Gay Couples Mark Ban Anniversary By Demanding Licenses

7 months agoLGBT / Gay : Joe. My. God.

Two years ago today North Carolina's Amendment One enshrined anti-LGBT bigotry into the state constitution. This morning gay couples are marking the anniversary by demanding marriage licenses in the state capital. Via Freedom To Marry: A lot has happened in North Carolina in the past two years: New relationships have formed. Show More Summary

NORTH CAROLINA: Christian Group To Celebrate Marriage Ban Anniversary

7 months agoLGBT / Gay : Joe. My. God.

From the Christianist group Return America: This Thursday, May 8, 2014, North Carolina will celebrate the second anniversary of the North Carolina Marriage Amendment. Sixty-one percent of North Carolinians went on record supporting the Marriage Amendment. Show More Summary

N.C.: Anti-Marriage Equality Pol Was Once Drag Performer

Former drag performer Steve Wiles campaigned for North Carolina's anti-marriage equality amendment in 2012, and now he's running for State Senate. Featured Image: read more

NORTH CAROLINA: Christian Clergy File Challenge To Same-Sex Marriage Ban

7 months agoLGBT / Gay : Joe. My. God.

Via press release from the Campaign For Southern Equality: This morning a federal challenge to Amendment One was filed in the Western District of North Carolina on behalf of the United Church of Christ (UCC) as a national denomination, clergy from across faith traditions and same-sex couples. Show More Summary

NOM endorses man who doesn't want gays seen as 'fine and dandy'

9 months agoLGBT / Gay : Good As You

Back when he was fighting alongside NOM to pass a constitutional amendment in North Carolina, pastor Mark Harris admitted that he didn't want gay people to be seen as "fine and dandy." Here's that: SOURCE: Marriage Sunday–4/29/12 [FBC Charlotte] Now...

WATCH: Asheville, N.C. Register Accepts Marriage Applications from 10 Same-Sex Couples

Despite a 2012 amendment that prohibits marriage equality, the register of deeds in Buncombe County, North Carolina, accepted marriage applications from ten same-sex couples on Tuesday. read more

NOM: It's A North Carolina Emergency!

last yearLGBT / Gay : Joe. My. God.

"In North Carolina, a lawsuit has been pending before the courts to strike down the state's Marriage Amendment — a law passed just last May and by 61% of the popular vote! But just this week North Carolina's Attorney General, taskedShow More Summary

NORTH CAROLINA: Married Dutch Lesbian Granted Green Card By USCIS

last yearLGBT / Gay : Joe. My. God.

Via the DOMA Project: Although North Carolina voters passed the infamous anti-gay state constitutional “Amendment 1? in May 2012 that bars The Tar Heel State from recognizing and performing marriages or civil unions of same-sex couples,...Show More Summary

ACLU Files Suit To Overturn Montana's Ban On Benefits For Same-Sex Couples

last yearLGBT / Gay : Towleroad

Following similar suits in North Carolina and Pennsylvania, the American Civil Liberties Union of Montana has filed an amended lawsuit against the state on behalf of seven gay couples in an attempt to win for them the same benefits that...

Headline Of The Day

last yearLGBT / Gay : Joe. My. God.

The ACLU is on a ROLL today! Today the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) and the ACLU of North Carolina Legal Foundation (ACLU-NCLF) announced plans to challenge North Carolina’s ban on marriage for same-sex couples by amending a...Show More Summary

Documentary Tackles Love, Equality, NC's Amendment One: VIDEO

2 years agoLGBT / Gay : Towleroad

An upcoming documentary (now in post-production) looks at North Carolina's Amendment One. Writes director Becca Roth: I dreamed of one day making a documentary that approached the issue of gay rights from a different perspective: one of compassion, empathy, and...

UNC report says Amendment One does not prohibit domestic partnership benefits

By Jacob Combs Yesterday, Chapelboro.com, a website affiliated with Chapel Hill, North Carolina’s WCHL radio station, reported that the University of North Carolina School of Government has released a report concluding that the passage of Amendment One, which modified the state constitution to recognize marriage between men and women as the only “domestic legal union,” [...]

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