One local restaurant owner is taking a personal and professional stand against discrimination as Charlotte continues to debate a package of LGBT-inclusive non-discrimination ordinances slated for a vote on Feb. 8.
Charlotte City Council is tentatively scheduled to reconsider a package of LGBT-inclusive non-discrimination ordinances at a vote on Feb. 8, following a community forum on the measures planned by the Charlotte Community Relations Committee and Community Building Initiative.
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.
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.
An alleged assault of a transgender patron at a nightclub in Greensboro last weekend has prompted community conversation and action, and proves the need for public accommodations protections for members of the LGBT community.
LGBT community groups in Charlotte and North Carolina are renewing their lobbying and education efforts on a package of local non-discrimination ordinances voted down by City Council in the spring.
Tuesday’s election results offer us a unique context now for tackling the challenges and opportunities Charlotte’s LGBT community will face in the weeks, months and years to come.
A right-wing candidate for mayor in Kings Mountain, N.C. — less than an hour from Charlotte and home to North Carolina House Speaker Tim Moore — says he’d use Kentucky county clerk Kim Davis as his model for how to govern… and take it just a few too many steps too far.
All four magistrates in McDowell County, N.C., have opted to take advantage of North Carolina’s anti-LGBT magistrate refusal bill, citing their religious beliefs against same-gender marriage, according to a report today from WLOS.