RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) - A federal judge overseeing a pair of challenges to North Carolina's gay marriage ban denied a motion late Thursday from lawyers for Republican legislative leaders seeking more than a weeklong delay in the case.
RALEIGH, N.C. - Former "American Idol" singer Clay Aiken praised the North Carolina entrepreneur who died as he trailed him in a too-close-to-call Democratic primary for a Congressional seat, saying Keith Crisco never forgot his humble beginnings.
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Lawyers on both sides of a federal lawsuit over North Carolina’s 2012 prohibition of same-sex marriages say they are closely studying recent court rulings overturning similar bans in other states.
Tallahassee – Leon County Schools Superintendent is responding to the American Civil Liberties Union after one of their attorneys asked for insurance that it will permit students to “wear clothing regardless whether it is consistent with gender stereotypes,” in a letter released Oct. 16.
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) - A same-sex couple is suing North Carolina to force officials to put both women's names on their children's birth certificates.
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — A bill that Republican negotiators expanded very late in this year's General Assembly session to enforce a ban on several types of local government ordinances got derailed Tuesday after complaints from advocacy groups and fellow GOP legislators.
(AP) A man has been charged with harassing the jurors deliberating in the trial of a North Carolina minister accused of beating a congregant to expel his "homosexual demons."
More than 6 million Americans have come out on Facebook since it was founded in 2004, including 800,000 within the last year alone, the social network announced in a report released Oct. 15.
(AP) North Carolina Democratic Gov. Roy Cooper is proposing what he calls a compromise to repeal an LGBT law that has led to lost business expansions and sporting events.
With business threats to North Carolina over House Bill 2 continuing to grow almost one year former Gov. Pat McCrory signed it into law, Democrats in the state offered a vision for undoing the measure with the introduction of new legislation Thursday.
(WB) Gay and Lesbian Victory Fund CEO Aisha Moodie-Mills on Friday sharply criticized North Carolina Gov. Roy Cooper for signing a controversial law that replaces House Bill 2.
RALEIGH - Pastors from across the state will rally to call on Gov. Pat McCrory to defend traditional marriage before a Court of Appeals judge is set to rule on the issue.
(CNN) The NBA says it expects to award the 2019 All-Star Game to Charlotte, North Carolina, after the partial repeal of the so-called bathroom bill.
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) - Some Charlotte businesses are proposing protections for employees who are lesbian, gay, bisexual or transgender.
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Gay marriage is back on the front burner at the North Carolina legislature as senators consider legislation to let some court officials avoid marriage duties due to their religious beliefs.
A North Carolina Republican representative is reacting to rumors that "American Idol" star Clay Aiken will run for Congress, NewsObserver.com reports.
In a first of its kind lawsuit, a group of ministers filed a complaint in federal court Monday against North Carolina’s ban on marriage for same-sex couples, saying that the law’s penalties against clergy who conduct ceremonies for same-sex marriages violates their free exercise of religion.
ELIZABETH CITY, N.C. (AP) - A state magistrate in Pasquotank County could face disciplinary action after refusing to marry two men following the end of North Carolina's gay marriage ban.
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — The second anniversary of the passage of North Carolina's constitutional amendment prohibiting gay marriage was marked Thursday with same-sex couples unsuccessfully seeking licenses to wed, and amendment supporters rallying to preserve the ban.
A North Carolina man with a history of mental illness and incarceration is running for mayor of the suburban Charlotte city of Kings Mountain with the campaign promise that he'll throw all homosexuals in jail, Kings Mountain Herald reports.
RALEIGH — A top North Carolina Republican said Tuesday that he will back a bill protecting state officials who refuse to issue marriage licenses or perform weddings for same-sex couples.Senate Leader Phil Berger Sr. said he will introduce legislation in response to a magistrate in his home county who decided to resign instead of agreeing to marry gays, citing his personal religious views.
RALEIGH, N.C. — Some North Carolina lawmakers are convinced that court officials should be exempt from having to perform same-sex weddings or issue marriage licenses to gays because of the workers' religious beliefs.
(CNN) Now that North Carolina has partially repealed its anti-transgender "bathroom bill," the NCAA said it will no longer ban the state from hosting future championships.
(CNN) The NCAA is pulling seven 2016-2017 championships from North Carolina because of the state's stance on LGBT rights.
(AP) The NCAA has awarded men's basketball tournament games in 2020 and 2021 along with several other championship events to North Carolina after the state repealed elements of a law that limited protections for LGBT people and put it at risk of being passed over as a host for future events.
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.
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.
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