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As celebrities, television stations and millions of people around the country went purple for Spirit Day yesterday in support of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender youth, North Carolina State University students, staff and faculty were rallying in protest of an incident of anti-LGBT vandalism at the school.
October is LGBT History Month, a time to celebrate all the brave people who came before us and to remember the enormous impact they have made. At GLAAD, this month also signals an opportunity to tell the stories of some of history’s unsung heroes. Gary Hess — a gay former Navy Commander who in the mid-1970s advocated for an honorable (rather than dishonorable) discharge from the military and won — is one such hero.
North Carolina Governor Bev Perdue announced Friday that she would oppose a proposed state constitutional amendment that would ban marriage, civil unions and domestic partnerships for same-sex couples in the state.