CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Some clergy members are filing a novel lawsuit challenging North Carolina's constitutional ban on gay marriage, saying it violates their religious freedom.
ROCKY MOUNT, N.C. (AP) -- North Carolina Attorney General Roy Cooper began his long-planned bid to become governor Monday evening, telling a crowd of supporters the state has traveled down a path of income inequality and poorly-funded public education under Republican Gov. Pat McCrory's leadership and it's time to turn things around.
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — North Carolina's attorney general said Monday his office will no longer defend the state's voter-approved ban on same sex marriage in court after a federal appeals court ruled a similar prohibition in neighboring Virginia unconstitutional.
(CNN) North Carolina lawmakers on Thursday passed a bill that repeals the state's controversial bathroom law in a move meant to end a year of tumult that saw businesses leave and major sporting events and concerts canceled.
Republicans in Florida sought to condemn porn. Elsewhere, Republicans in North Carolina seek to elect an ex-porn actor to state office.
LAKE LURE, N.C. (AP) - The board of directors of a Rutherford County public charter school has reversed its ban on student-led clubs, two weeks after complaints about a newly formed Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender group.
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Some North Carolina court officials could opt out of marriage duties — including same-sex marriages — under legislation given the state Senate's approval.
RALEIGH, N.C. -- A county elections official in North Carolina will have a chance to defend himself Thursday as he faces removal over racially tinged Facebook posts praising the Confederacy and suggesting that black citizens who participated in protests against state policies weren't "productive good citizens" with jobs.
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — The chief administrator of North Carolina's courts told a top legislator that magistrates are duty-bound to marry gay couples and he's seen no federal law or rulings exempting them based on religious beliefs opposing same-sex marriage.
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CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) - Charlotte is flying the rainbow flag as tens of thousands of supporters attended the Queen City's annual gay pride festival and parade.
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) - The state House is quickly taking up Senate legislation giving North Carolina magistrates and other judicial workers the ability to refuse to carry out duties for same-sex marriages due to their religious objections.
MOREHEAD, Ky. -- Kim Tabor sometimes wears a bright orange T-shirt bearing a slogan she's found herself repeating for weeks: "Hello my name is not Kim Davis."
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — More than 30 magistrates in North Carolina have refused to perform weddings since a law went into effect allowing officials to refrain from conducting marriage-related activities.
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."
CHARLOTTE, N.C. - Another hopeful to become chair of the North Carolina Democratic Party for the next two years would make history with a victory as a transgender candidate.
The TSA wants to do better by transgender airline passengers.
Undercover activists secretly filmed their ordeal undergoing a barbaric gay "cure" therapy at a psychiatric hospital in Tianjin, China, the Mirror reports.
(AP) The White House is calling a North Carolina law that limits protections for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people "mean-spirited" and "inconsistent with the values of fairness and equality and justice."