Raleigh Congregation Votes to Back Marriage Equality

News & Record
November 21, 2011

Marriage ceremonies at the Raleigh church will continue to be conducted, but the pastor won't sign a certificate the state requires to establish a legal marriage. No one spoke out against the marriage statement Sunday in a gathering that filled a meeting hall with mostly gray-haired churchgoers.

A Baptist congregation in Raleigh, NC, has decided to support marriage equality within their sanctuary, even as the state debates limiting marriage equality further. GLAAD is working closely with marriage equality advocates in North Carolina to make sure stories like these are told.