The rights-holders for West Side Story and Footloose have withdrawn permission for their musicals to be performed in Mississippi or North Carolina because of anti-LGBT laws.
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CHARLESTON, S.C. (Reuters) - The white man accused of slaying nine black parishioners last year at a South Carolina church planned the shooting for six months and wanted to start a race war, said a friend who pleaded guilty on Friday...Show More Summary
Filmmakers, writers, producers, and actors such as Jane Fonda, Viola Davis, and more speak out against anti-LGBT legislation.
The son of ESPN analyst and former NFL linebacker Ray Lewis is facing third-degree criminal sexual conduct charges. Ray Anthony Lewis III, a sophomore defensive back at Coastal Carolina University, turned himself in Friday. Two alleged victims told police he assaulted them on Jan. 23 at an apartment near the Coastal Carolina campus. His arrest…
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A South Carolina school district has announced plans to adopt new policies on bathroom use after a transgender student was suspended for using the bathroom matching his gender identity. The student, identified as R, had been using the boys’ bathroom… Read The post Transgender South Carolina Student Wins Bathroom Battle appeared first on Towleroad.
TurnOUT! North Carolina, a coalition of HRC, Equality North Carolina, the ACLU and the Campaign for Southern Equality, recently wrapped up weeks of town halls in cities across the state with advocates dedicated to repealing the deeply discriminatory House Bill 2 (HB2). Show More Summary
Dylann Roof told Joey Meek about his plans to shoot people at a historically black church in South Carolina last year. Meek's possible eight-year sentence could be reduced if he helps the prosecution.
A group of the nation's most important defenders of LGBT rights have written to ask the Obama administration to pull federal education funding from states that pass laws legalizing transgender discrimination in their schools. It wasShow More Summary
The federal court for the Eastern District of North Carolina features the longest-standing vacancy in the nation—a decade-long vacancy. Federal District Court Judge Malcolm Jones Howard semi-retired on December 31, 2005, and the seat hasn't been permanently filled since. Show More Summary
The rights holder to the musical West Side Story has blocked performances of the iconic musical in North Carolina and Mississippi. Broadway.com reports: In a move than can be interpreted as a reaction to recent legislation that allows...Show More Summary
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Jim Furyk will end a wrist injury absence of nearly eight months when he returns to competition at next week's Wells Fargo Championship in Charlotte, North Carolina, the PGA Tour announced on Friday.
Despite receiving support from the federal government, the LGBT community continues to face discrimination as North Carolina recently enacted an anti-LGBT law that limits bathroom access for transgender individuals. Discrimination of...Show More Summary
This year, HRC and South Carolina (SC) Equality have been tracking 11 anti-LGBT bills and this Sunday marks an important procedural deadline on the South Carolina General Assembly’s legislative calendar. Once Sunday passes, all of these...Show More Summary
A North Carolina couple was arrested after waving a gun in a fast food restaurant, angry that employees had mixed up an order of chicken wings, Fox8 reports. Clarissa Gagum and her husband, Rasheem Gagum, both 24, were both taken into custody on Thursday after Clarissa became angry that her order...
The District Attorney of Nashville, Tennessee said Thursday that anti-trans “bathroom laws” like North Carolina’s are aimed at the wrong people. Sexual predators as a group, he said, are overwhelmingly “heterosexual men.” WSMV Channel 4 reported on statements by...
Ray Lewis III, the 20-year-old son of 13-time Pro Bowl linebacker Ray Lewis, has been charged in South Carolina with felony third-degree criminal sexual conduct over a January incident in which police say he assaulted two women. Coastal Carolina student, son of ex-NFL player accused of sexual assault of 2 women https://t.co/k4DFcpJ1ZR #SCNews pic.twitter.com/1LLqGhnTth — […]
Ray Lewis III, a cornerback at Coastal Carolina University, turned himself in Friday.