At a forum on LGBT issues, most candidates expressed support for an inclusive civil rights ordinance, after one failed in March.
With just a few emails, a local trans activist in this North Carolina city was able to get clarity — and equality — from major sports venues.
Some raised questions as to whether the lifeguard would only rescue gay people, and another posted her complaint to Facebook.
Eight years ago, former Advocate editor in chief Bruce C. Steele moved from California to North Carolina. His adopted home still struggles with equality, but he's adjusted to life among the "mushy middle."
A teacher and his assistant principal felt they could no longer count on administrators to support them after outraged parents objected to the reading of King & King.
The legislature passes the discriminatory SB2 over the veto of the state's Republican governor.
Despite the Governor's veto, North Carolina lawmakers continue to advance a bill that would let judges and clerks refuse to perform same-sex marriages.
The state Senate votes to override Gov. Pat McCrory's veto of the bill, which would let public employees opt out of marriage duties; the House will likely vote this week.