Belmont Abbey College is among four Carolinas-area religious colleges receiving waivers from the federal government’s Title IX protections in order to discriminate against LGBT students and employees.
The board of directors of a North Carolina charter school voted Monday night to reinstate all student clubs, including a gay-straight alliance (GSA). The move came after the board temporarily suspended all clubs due to concerns and questions from some parents.
Nearly 30 anti-LGBT North Carolina religious leaders, activists and pastors have endorsed Republican presidential candidate Ted Cruz, including high-profile activists Flip Benham, Michael Brown and Ron Baity.
A Ku Klux Klan group distributing fliers in Jacksonville, Fla., neighborhoods — as that city continues to debate an LGBT-inclusive non-discrimination ordinance — has ties to North Carolina.
A charter school in Lake Lure, N.C., is set to reinstate student clubs after controversy erupted earlier this month around the school’s newly established gay-straight student alliance (GSA). Despite what seems like forward movement, one local parent says she expects continued anti-LGBT backlash.
On Saturday, and seemingly out of nowhere, McCrory unleashed a transphobic political attack, aimed squarely at Cooper and using the lives of our transgender siblings to do the dirty work of riling his rabidly anti-LGBT GOP base.
The North Carolina House of Representatives passed a slight — but highly significant — change to state sexuality education curriculum yesterday.
Kentucky county clerk Kim Davis is in jail for repeatedly disobeying a court order to do her job. In North Carolina, her actions are completely legal.
Well-known evangelical leader Tony Campolo has “come out” in support of the full inclusion of gay and lesbian people in the Christian church.
A new Pew Research Center report released this week finds that just 48 percent of LGB Americans identify as Christian, compared to 41 percent in a 2013 survey.
There are no LGBT people in the Carolinas. Certainly, there are no LGBT organizations in the Carolinas. At least that’s what you might think looking at the American Family Association’s ridiculous “bigotry map.”
The onslaught of misinformation from the right is getting a boost from local outlets like WSOC — which I’ve come to dub We Stigmatize Oppressed Communities, based on their demonstrated, repeated insistence for inaccuracy and sensationalism — and, now, from Charlotte’s local Fox affiliate.