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North Carolina House speaker: No action on ‘religious freedom’ bill this year

Thursday, April 23, 2015
Tim-Moore
The leader of the North Carolina House says his chamber won't debate a "religious freedom" bill this year that supporters promoted as protecting religious liberties but others criticized as legalizing discrimination against LGBT individuals. [...]

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IBM tells North Carolina governor it opposes ‘religious freedom’ bill

Saturday, April 18, 2015
IBM
IBM's top North Carolina executive has told state lawmakers and Gov. Pat McCrory that the corporation strongly opposes proposed legislation supporters say protects religious convictions and opponents worry allows discrimination against LGBT people. [...]

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Suspect in North Carolina shooting says he’s a neo-Nazi who hates gays ‘with a passion’

Thursday, April 16, 2015
Kenneth Morgan Stancil III
The man charged with killing a print shop employee at a North Carolina community college says he's a neo-Nazi who hates gay people. [...]

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Suspect with possible white supremacist ties arrested in shooting of gay man

Tuesday, April 14, 2015
Stancil following his arrest in Florida.
Suspect Kenneth Morgan Stancil III shot his victim on the campus of Wayne Community College on Monday morning. The victim is a gay man and Stancil is suspected of having white supremacist leanings. [...]

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North Carolina GOP governor says he won’t back state’s religious exemption bills

Monday, March 30, 2015
Gov. Pat McCrory (R-N.C.)
North Carolina Gov. Pat McCrory says he isn't backing bills giving exemptions to court officials who don't want to officiate same-sex marriages and offering other religious protections to businesses. [...]

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Young N.C. transgender activist Blake Brockington dies of suicide

Tuesday, March 24, 2015
Blake Brockington
Friends and community members on Tuesday mourned the passing of a Charlotte, N.C., transgender youth activist, Blake Brockington, who died as the result of suicide overnight. [...]

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N.C. House panel weighs bill to exempt officials from same-sex weddings

Thursday, March 5, 2015
North Carolina state capitol in Raleigh.
The Senate bill approved last week would let officials refuse to carry out marriage duties with a “sincerely held religious objection.” [...]

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Charlotte, N.C., rejects LGBT-inclusive ordinances after hours of public debate

Monday, March 2, 2015
Hundreds filled a capacity meeting chamber in Charlotte, N.C., on Monday, March 2, 2015, with the city opening several overflow rooms during debate on LGBT-inclusive non-discrimination ordinances.
The Charlotte, N.C., city council has voted against expanding the city's nondiscrimination ordinance to include sexual orientation and gender identity to a list of protected groups. [...]

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North Carolina mom believes bullying led to transgender teen’s suicide

Saturday, February 28, 2015
Ash Haffner
Local LGBT community leaders in Charlotte, N.C., are responding with messages of support and encouragement, following the death Thursday of a transgender student. Ash Haffner, 16, died by suicide on Thursday. [...]

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Benhams working to defeat Charlotte ‘depraved’ non-discrimination ordinance

Friday, February 27, 2015
benham-brothers
David and Jason Benham say they're working to defeat a proposed LGBT-inclusive nondiscrimination ordinance in Charlotte, N.C., which David Benham called “so depraved and just absolutely craziness.” [...]

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