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Another deceptive thing about NOM's duplicitous anti-Hagan ad (#NC)

2 months agoLGBT / Gay : Good As You

Yesterday I showed you the increasingly desperate National Organization For Marriage's new ad targeting incumbent US Senator Kay Hagan, and I mentioned how her Republican colleague, Sen. Richard Burr, also praised and approved of the federal judge that NOM is...

NC pastor comes unglued over coming gay weddings: ‘You think Ebola is bad now, just wait!’

2 months agoNews : The Raw Story

A Baptist pastor is warning that God will escalate the Ebola crisis when North Carolina begins performing same-sex marriages. During his Sunday sermon following a series of court actions that effectively struck down North Carolina’s constitutional ban on marriage equality, Berean Baptist...

Audio: NC marriage activist warns of super Ebola that will destroy gay-accepting America

2 months agoLGBT / Gay : Good As You

Pastor Ron Baity, the winner of the Family Research Council's 2012 "Watchmen Award" for pastors, is a longtime marriage activist in the state of North Carolina. He's led many major rallies at which all of the activists and lawmakers who...

First North Carolina Couple Gets License!

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

First marriage license granted to #LGBT couple in NC! Congrats Amy and Lauren. #DayOneNC #MarriageEquality pic.twitter.com/rmYpqr3H20— CSE (@CSElive) October 10, 2014 UPDATE: And they're married!

Gay Marriage News Watch: RBG, AR, CO, WV, WI, IN, FL, NC, GA, MO, WY - VIDEO

3 months agoLGBT / Gay : Towleroad

AFER's Matt Baume reports on Ruth Bader Ginsberg's comments about SCOTUS action on gay marriage; holds on cases/rulings in Colorado, West Virginia, Wisconsin, and Indiana; Florida and Arkansas officials appealing pro-equality rulings in their states, new polling numbers on support...

Winston-Salem, NC Defies Gay Marriage Ban by Recognizing Married Same-Sex Couples as Spouses

4 months agoLGBT / Gay : Towleroad

Winston-Salem is believed to be the first city in North Carolina to defy the state's ban on same-sex marriage and recognize married, same-sex couples with valid out-of-state marriage licenses specifically as "spouses," Citing the 4th Circuit's ruling overturning Vriginia's gay...

Gay Marriage News Watch: Updates from WI, IN, NV, ID, HI, UT, VA, OK, NC, FL, OR - VIDEO

4 months agoLGBT / Gay : Towleroad

AFER's Matt Baume reports on the beating that anti-gay forces took at the Seventh Circuit last week; the upcoming oral arguments before the Ninth Circuit; Utah, Virginia and Oklahoma's petitions to the Supreme Court, the National Organization for Marriage's setback...

Thousands Petition NC Governor Pat McCrory to Stop Defending Gay Marriage Ban: VIDEO

4 months agoLGBT / Gay : Towleroad

On Wednesday, LGBT rights advocates delivered over 10,000 petitions to the offices of North Carolina Governor Pat McCrory [pictured below] urging him to stop defending the state's ban on same-sex marriage. “We are proud to deliver this important message alongside...

The NC GOP's extremist legislation leads to a litany of lawsuits

4 months agoUS Politics / Liberal : BlueNC

And it may be the people's only defense against an overreaching government: Since Republicans took control of the General Assembly in 2011, the constitutional amendment banning same-sex marriage, redrawn legislative and congressional...Show More Summary

Midday open thread: NC teacher raises $140,000 to feed Ferguson school kids, Foley video authentic

4 months agoUS Politics / Liberal : Daily Kos

Today's comic by Ruben Bolling is Billy Dare and the protective flashback: Supreme Court stays lower court ruling overturning Virginia's ban on same-sex marriage: The Court did not release any reasons for the stay nor its vote totals. Execution...Show More Summary

Gay Marriage News Watch: Updates from VA, TN, MS, NC, SC, WV - VIDEO

4 months agoLGBT / Gay : Towleroad

AFER's Matt Baume reports on the Fourth Circuit's refusal to delay its Virginia marriage equality ruling, the Supreme Court's possible intervention in the case, a Tennessee judge upholding the state's marriage ban, Mississippi gay couples successfully registering their marriage licenses,...

Gay Couple Together 48 Years Fight NC Marriage Ban

Ellen Gerber and Pearl Berlin have been a couple since Lyndon Johnson was president. “We’re still in love, after 48 years,” Gerber, better known as Lennie, said recently. “We still can’t begin the day without a good cuddle.” How many couples can say that? June 2, 1966, is engraved in Roman numerals on the identical [...]

Together 48 years, couple fights NC marriage ban

4 months agoNews : The Newsroom

HIGH POINT, N.C. (AP) — On the summer night Ellen Gerber and Pearl Berlin committed to spending their lives together, the No. 1 song was "When A Man Loves A Woman."

Together 48 years, couple fights NC marriage ban

4 months agoNews : The Newsroom

HIGH POINT, N.C. (AP) — Same-sex marriage is one step closer to being legal in North Carolina. And for one elderly couple, time is of the essence.

GLAAD: Head of NC's marriage campaign: Gay people 'defying what they were created to be'

5 months agoLGBT / Gay : Good As You

Head of NC's marriage campaign: Gay people 'defying what they were created to be' [GLAAD]

On NC's Attorney General and the bipartisan hunt for a 'culture war' off ramp

5 months agoLGBT / Gay : Good As You

North Carolina's Democratic Attorney General has announced that he will no longer defend his state's discriminatory marriage ban, as he believes it would be "futile" in light of today's 4th Circuit ruling in favor of equality: AG Roy Cooper says...

NC Attorney General Says He'll No Longer Defend State's Gay Marriage Ban Following 4th Circuit Virginia Ruling

5 months agoLGBT / Gay : Towleroad

North Carolina's Attorney General Roy Cooper said today that he would no longer defend the state's gay marriage ban following the Virginia ruling today from the Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals, the News Observer reports: Cooper said that in light...

150 Anti-Gay Bigots Protest as Lesbian Couple Attempts to Get Marriage License in NC: VIDEO

5 months agoLGBT / Gay : Towleroad

A lesbian couple has been denied a marriage license in Marion County, North Carolina.

Gay Marriage News Watch: Updates from NV, WI, MI, AL, ND, NC, VA, AZ, and IN - VIDEO

6 months agoLGBT / Gay : Towleroad

AFER's Matt Baume is taking his 'Marriage News Watch' on the road for the summer and appears this week in Nevada to unload the news from there. This week, Nevada awaits a ruling from the Ninth Circuit, Wisconsin's marriage equality....

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