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Gay Marriage News Watch: Updates from WY, UT, OK, IN, LA, NC, and GA — VIDEO

2 days agoLGBT / Gay : Towleroad

AFER's Matt Baume is back with the latest in marriage news reporting on former Republican Senator Alan Simpson's new ad for marriage equality in Wyoming along with new polling numbers. Utah's marriage equality ruling has been appealed, and Oklahoma hearings...

'We Don't Have Time To Wait' Says 78-Year-Old Plaintiff in New NC Marriage Lawsuit

6 days agoLGBT / Gay : Towleroad

The ACLU, the ACLU of North Carolina Legal Foundation and the law firms of Sullivan & Cromwell LLP and Ellis & Winters LLP have filed a new suit in federal court on behalf of three married, same-sex couples in North...

NC GOPer Tells 6th-grade Student: Gay Marriage Is Like 'A Man Marrying A Dog'

A sixth grader in North Carolina said she was shocked on Wednesday when a candidate for the 6th Congressional Republican nomination told her that same-sex marriage was like "a man marrying a dog." Candidates vying to fill a seat that will be vacated by U.S. Show More Summary

Holy Pimpology: Twitter Goes HAM On Shady Love Doctor/Minister @PastorAndyWOCC

Pastor Andy Thompson of World Overcomers Church in NC is your typical new-age minister cut from Steve Harvey suit pant fabric. His message? Protect your marriage from thirsty hoes (no, seriously) who plot to destroy it which, naturally, sparked endless

Will Roy Cooper shed a tear for NC's gays and lesbians?

last monthUS Politics / Liberal : BlueNC

Last week, news outlets covered the tearful statement by Kentucky's attorney general where he said he could not defend that state's ban on gay marriage. Meanwhile, as NC's Amendment One is challenged in court, our own attorney general has remained silent. Will you join the attorney general of Kentucky, Mr. Show More Summary

Gay Marriage News Watch: Updates from VA, IL, TX, MI, OR, OH, CA, FL, NC, and PA — VIDEO

last monthLGBT / Gay : Towleroad

AFER's Matt Baume has a ton of marriage upates this week - and it's all good news! The appeal of the marriage ruling in Virginia is coming up soon. Illinois' Cook County began issuing marriage licenses and elsewhere in the...

Blue Cross Reverses Course in NC After Canceling Coverage to Gay Couples Under Obamacare

3 months agoLGBT / Gay : Towleroad

Responding to outrage after it canceled health care coverage under the Affordable Care Act for nearly two dozen same-sex married couples in North Carolina because the state doesn't recognize such marriages, Blue Cross and Blue Shield has decided to reverse...

NC warns court about 'womanless' marriages to defend Gov. McCrory's ban on NAACP protests

A Superior Court judge in Raleigh on Monday gave the NAACP permission to rally at the State Capital building to protest the Republican-controlled legislature after Gov. Pat McCrory's (R) administration refused to approve a permit for...Show More Summary

WATCH: North Carolina Lesbian Couple Becomes 1st to Have Marriage License Accepted in the South

5 months agoLGBT / Lesbian :

Meet Brenda Clark and Carol McCrory of Asheville, NC. They fell in love 25 years ago and they’ve raised two children together. They are also the first same-sex couple – after five tries -- to have their marriage license accepted by a clerk in the south, according to Campaign for Southern Equality’s We Do Campaign. read more

Same-sex ‘marriage’ controversy hits ecumenical Thanksgiving celebration in Charlotte

by Kirsten Andersen CHARLOTTE, NC, October 23, 2013 ( – The issue of same-sex “marriage” has brought controversy to a longstanding tradition in the city of Charlotte, the Mecklenburg Ministries Thanksgiving Interfaith Service. The event, which is in its 38th year, was supposed to…

NC County Official Accepts Marriage License Applications from 10 Gay Couples: VIDEO

6 months agoLGBT / Gay : Towleroad

As we reported last night, Buncombe County Register of Wills Drew Reisinger accepted gay marriage applications from gay couples in North Carolina this morning. The AP reports: An official in western North Carolina has accepted marriage license requests from 10...

NC Gay Couples Line Up For Licenses

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

Gay couples lined up this morning outside the office of the Buncombe County registrar, who is issuing but not signing marriage licenses today. Attorney General Roy Cooper is defending the state against the lawsuit brought by the ACLU, even though he personally supports marriage equality. Buncombe County is home to Asheville, arguably the most liberal city in North Carolina.

NC County Official To Issue But Not Sign Same-Sex Marriage Licenses Tomorrow

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

The Buncombe County, North Carolina registrar says that he will issue but not sign same-sex marriage licenses beginning tomorrow. And then he'll turn to the state Attorney General, who this week endorsed marriage equality, for his advice.From the News & Record: A 2012 amendment to North Carolina's Constitution forbids same-sex couples from marrying. Show More Summary

NC Attorney General Roy Cooper Says He Supports Marriage Equality But Will Defend the State's Ban

6 months agoLGBT / Gay : Towleroad

The North Carolina Family Policy Council expressed concern after North Carolina Attorney General Roy Cooper came out for marriage equality over the weekend, the AP reports: Attorney General Roy Cooper says he supports gay marriage but argues his personal views...

Cooper to keynote Equality NC event? Seriously?

6 months agoUS Politics / Liberal : BlueNC

Never known to be a champion of anything, Roy Cooper today came out... in favor of marriage equality. I guess it's better late than never. Still, it's kind of amusing to see all the swooning from the folks at Equality NC. Via email: Dear James, We're proud to let you know that N.C. Show More Summary

Gay Couples Denied Marriages Licenses In Charlotte, NC During Peaceful, Emotional Protest: VIDEO

6 months agoLGBT / Gay : Towleroad

On Wednesday morning in Charlotte, North Carolina, three couples were denied marriage licenses by the Mecklenburg Country Register of Deeds in accordance with the same-sex marriage ban written into the state constitution in 2012. The couples were taking part in...

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