Op-ed: Why I Won't Stop Trying To Get Married
August 01 2014 11:00 AM ET

Op-ed: Why I Won't Stop Trying To Get Married

Ivy Hill

Someone has to face the struggles of discrimination to get the equality we all deserve.

South Carolina's Marriage Ban Won't Go Down Without a Fight
July 29 2014 5:29 PM ET

S.C.'s Marriage Ban Won't Go Down Without a Fight

Sunnivie Brydum

The Republican attorney general said his office sees no reason to change its strategy after a federal court with jurisdiction over South Carolina struck down a similar ban on same-sex marriage in Virginia.

S.C. Teenager Told to Remove Makeup to Take License Photo
June 17 2014 4:20 PM ET

S.C. DMV Says This Teen's Makeup Is a 'Disguise'

Sunnivie Brydum

Activists say the South Carolina DMV discriminated against a gender-nonconforming teenager when an employee demanded the teen remove his makeup before taking a driver's license photo.

S.C. Gov OK's Measure Penalizing Schools for LGBT Curricula
June 17 2014 4:30 AM ET

S.C. Gov OK's Penalizing Schools for LGBT Curricula

Trudy Ring

The state budget requires two colleges to make up for having put LGBT-themed books on student reading lists by teaching about the nation's founding documents.

S.C. Colleges in LGBT Controversy May Get Funding Back, With Strings Attached
May 14 2014 7:57 PM ET

S.C. Colleges in LGBT Controversy May Get Funding Back, With Strings Attached

Trudy Ring

The State Senate voted to restore funds that the House cut from two schools in retaliation over the assignment of LGBT-inclusive reading material, but the schools will be required to use the money to teach about the U.S. Constitution and other founding documents.

WATCH: Mayor's Antigay Remarks 'Crushing,' Says Fired Police Chief
April 23 2014 3:09 PM ET

Mayor's Antigay Remarks 'Crushing,' Says Out Police Chief

Trudy Ring

Crystal Moore of Latta, S.C., speaks out on her firing, while the Town Council holds her job open in hopes of rehiring her.

S.C. Town Fights Firing of Lesbian Police Chief
April 18 2014 4:02 PM ET

WATCH: S.C. Town Fights Firing of Lesbian Police Chief

Trudy Ring

Residents of Latta, S.C., say Crystal Moore was an exemplary officer and chief, but Mayor Earl Bullard wanted to get rid of her because she's a lesbian.

S.C. Pols Continue Critique of College Over LGBT 'Recruitment'
April 15 2014 7:57 PM ET

S.C. Pols Continue Critique of College Over LGBT 'Recruitment'

Trudy Ring

One has already compared the offering of LGBT materials to indoctrination in skinhead culture and radical Islam, and now another says 'all of America should be outraged' at the University of South Carolina Upstate.

WATCH: S.C. School Nixes Lesbian-Themed Play After 'Recruitment' Allegations
April 08 2014 2:52 PM ET

S.C. College Cancels Lesbian Play After 'Recruitment' Charges 

Trudy Ring

The University of South Carolina Upstate has canceled a performance of How to Be a Lesbian in 10 Days or Less amid politicians' complaints that it was 'recruiting' students to be lesbians.

HHS Orders Insurers to Cover All Married Same-Sex Couples
March 14 2014 4:14 PM ET

HHS Orders Insurers to Cover All Married Same-Sex Couples

Sunnivie Brydum

If insurance companies provide family benefits to married opposite-sex couples, they must offer the same benefits to legally married same-sex couples, the Department of Health and Human Services said today.

S.C. House Approves Budget Cuts to Colleges With LGBT Curricula
March 12 2014 2:16 PM ET

S.C. House OKs Cuts to Colleges With LGBT Curricula

Sunnivie Brydum

After assigning LGBT-inclusive books on their freshman reading lists, two South Carolina universities could see their budgets slashed by close to $70,000 combined.

WATCH: S.C. Mayor Says She's 'Being Crucified' for Antigay Rant
October 18 2013 9:21 PM ET

WATCH: S.C. Mayor Says She's 'Being Crucified' for Antigay Rant

Trudy Ring

Mayor Linda Oliver's Facebook post denounced the idea of marriage rights for 'queers.'

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