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A growing number of students in the state's public schools are openly identifying themselves as gay, lesbian, bisexual, or transgendered and consequently, controversies over sexual orientation have sprung up in schools across the nation.
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Popular Government (NoCar JK 4101 P6), Vol. 71 Issue 3, Spring/Summer 2006, p16-23, il, f
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At the Unitarian Universalist Fellowship of Raleigh sanctuary, volunteers call registered voters are discuss why they should vote no on Amendment 1, the controversial bill which change the state constitution to outlaw gay marriage. The issue has left politicians divided; Raleigh council members voted against the amendment 6-2 because of its discriminatory language, whereas, Wake County Board of Commissioners voted in favor 4-1.
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Indy Week (NoCar Oversize AP 2 .I57), Vol. 29 Issue 8, Feb 2012, p9, il Periodical Website
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Several members of the CLACK photo collective made portraits and collected stories of North Carolinians who would be harmed by Amendment 1, which would codify in the state constitution a ban on not only same-sex marriage but also straight and gay domestic partnerships.
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Independent Weekly (NoCar Oversize AP 2 .I57 [volumes 13 - 23 on microfilm]), Vol. 29 Issue 13, Mar 2012, p13-17, f Periodical Website
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The five Democrats vying to be the next governor or lieutenant governor of North Carolina are unanimous on one issue: in the May 8 primary, Amendment 1 should be defeated. But they all differ on why.
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Independent Weekly (NoCar Oversize AP 2 .I57 [volumes 13 - 23 on microfilm]), Vol. 29 Issue 13, Mar 2012, p7 Periodical Website
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Jen Jones didn't go looking for a fight when she signed on a year ago as communications director at Equality North Carolina. But a fight she got in the battle against Amendment 1, the anti-gay proposition that goes before state voters in the May 8 primary.
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Independent Weekly (NoCar Oversize AP 2 .I57 [volumes 13 - 23 on microfilm]), Vol. 29 Issue 14, Apr 2012, p14-15, f Periodical Website
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The Religious Freedom Restoration Act is one way Republicans seek to discriminate against gays by allowing governments and private individuals to fire or refuse to do business with those to whom they have a religious objection.
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Pauli Murray was indeed a woman ahead of her time. She became the first African American student at Yale Law School to earn a JSD and the first African American woman to be ordained as an Episcopal priesthood.
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The Full Frame Documentary Film Festival in Durham released a statement against House Bill 2, the discriminatory legislation against transgender people. Four of the most interesting films at this year’s festival take up LGBTQ issues. Though each has a different cultural perspective, each finds the same hetero-normative pressures around the world.
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Indy Week (NoCar Oversize AP 2 .I57), Vol. 33 Issue 14, April 2016, p17, por Periodical Website
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Orange County's local governments were quick to denounce House Bill 2, the anti-LGBTQ proposal rushed through a special session and signed by Governor McCrory on March 23. While some hope boycotts will help to repeal the bill, others say boycotts will end up hurting the wrong people.
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Indy Week (NoCar Oversize AP 2 .I57), Vol. 33 Issue 14, April 2016, p10, por Periodical Website
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House Bill 2 has led to the loss of thousands of jobs and millions of dollars in North Carolina. But even worse, the provisions override local anti-discrimination against trans-people who are already marginalized and misunderstood. Democrats will likely use this issue against Republicans in this year’s election.
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After House Bill 2, the discriminatory legislation against the LGBTQ community, concert promoters worried that artists would cancel tours to North Carolina. The Shakori Hills Grass Roots Festival issued a statement that disavowed the bill by restating the festival’s purpose. No one cancelled and musicians, such as Brett Dennen, donated money and stage time to local groups supporting transgender rights.
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Indy Week (NoCar Oversize AP 2 .I57), Vol. 33 Issue 18, May 2016, p25, por Periodical Website
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The Department of Justice ruled that House Bill 2’s bathroom provision violated the Civil Rights Act and thus put billions of federal dollars at risk. Since then, Governor McCrory and the Department of Justice have sued one another. Now the case is headed to the Supreme Court.
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Indy Week (NoCar Oversize AP 2 .I57), Vol. 33 Issue 19, May 2016, p6, il Periodical Website
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As the debate between Charlotte and the General Assembly over transgender rights continues, neither side has seemed interested in ceding any ground on an issue that's sure to shape the next election. That all changed last week, however, when the Charlotte Chamber of Commerce publicly encouraged the city council repeal its nondiscrimination ordinance as an olive branch to the General Assembly.
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The Body Politic, written by University of North Carolina School of the Arts graduates Charles Osborne and Leo Hurley, is an opera based on the tale of a girl who is raised and disguised as a boy so her father doesn’t kill her. After the passage of House Bill 2, the opera premiered at the state legislative building to inspire civil discourse through art.
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Indy Week (NoCar Oversize AP 2 .I57), Vol. 33 Issue 21, May 2016, p33, por Periodical Website
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Since Sunday, several North Carolina politicians have offered condolences and sympathies to the families of the forty-nine people murdered at a gay bar in Orlando. These statements were made despite several of the politicians’ history of opposing gay rights and supporting gun control.
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