Deep Divide Stops Effort to Repeal North Carolina LGBT LawA supposedly bipartisan deal to repeal North Carolina's anti-LGBT law collapsed when both sides balked and started blaming each other, likely meaning the state will remain a pariah shunned by corporations, entertainers and high-profile sporting events.
The Latest: Legislature Gavels in Session on HB2 RepealThe Latest on efforts to repeal House Bill 2 in North Carolina.
Police Investigate Social Media Threats Against LGBT PeopleLaw enforcement officials are investigating threats posted on Facebook to "exterminate" LGBT people living in a predominantly gay city near Fort Lauderdale, Florida.
From Key West to Pensacola, Florida's LGBT Attitudes DifferFlorida's Key West is one of the most gay-friendly places in the country. The Florida Panhandle — many locals call it the Redneck Riviera — is a different story.
Shouts and Song: Clash at Meeting Over Transgender BathroomsAbout 500 people turned out, some of them singing and shouting to drown out others, as the Horry County Board of Education discussed the use of bathrooms by transgender students.
Raleigh Bureau: $3 Million Lost in LGBT Law CancelationsThe agency that promotes tourism in Raleigh says losses have reached $3 million because of cancellations prompted by the protests of North Carolina's law on LGBT rights.
PA Governor to Sign LGBT Anti-Discrimination Executive OrdersGov. Tom Wolf says he'll sign an executive order to prohibit discrimination by state contractors based on someone's sexual orientation or gender identity.
Disney World Allegedly Cuts Off Boy Scouts Funding Over Anti-Gay PoliciesWalt Disney has cut off funding to the Boy Scouts of America reportedly due to differing “views” regarding the organization’s discriminatory policies toward gay members.
Hillary Clinton Praises Gov. Brewer For Vetoing Religious Freedom BillHillary Rodham Clinton praised Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer's decision to veto a bill that would have allowed people with sincerely held religious beliefs to refuse to serve gays.
Lesbian Teen Accepts Plea Deal For Having Sex With Underage GirlfriendA Florida teen accused of having sex with her underage girlfriend accepted a plea deal Thursday that her attorney says is in her best interest.
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Opinion: Rev. William Owens Confronts Barack Obama On Same-Sex MarriageRev. William Owens takes great issue with Obama’s linkage of Dr. King’s civil rights movement of the past to the current gay rights movement regarding same-sex marriage. Owens says that King embraced traditional religion, and he strongly suggests that King would not want his civil rights’ mission altered to include same-sex marriage.