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The Reverend Dr. William Barber II, voting rights and LGBT equality advocate, will be delivering an address, entitled "Disappearing Civil Rights: The Rise of Jim Crow 2.0," at Andover Newton Theological School in Boston on Tuesday, November 5.
North Carolina Attorney General Roy Cooper says he supports marriage equality but acknowledges his personal views aren't preventing him from vigorously defending North Carolina's constitutional amendment banning marriage equality.
Time Magazine profiles Elliott Darrow, whose slam poetry about God and sexuality has gone viral on YouTube.
This week, the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) filed or pushed forward marriage lawsuits in Pennsylvania, North Carolina, Virginia, and Illinois.
Everyone in this world has two families: the family we are born with and the family we make. Our biological family is only the beginning of the journey. Along the way, we form deep friendships, fall in love, and perhaps have children and grandchildren. This "new" family is the family of our choosing
Last week, the Family Research Council honored the man responsible for one of the only profiles in the entire Commentator Accountability Project (#GLAADCAP) more extreme than its own members ... and is getting blasted for it from within the anti-gay movement.
Earlier this week, a video featuring Providence Road Baptist Church Pastor Charles Worley went viral much to the chagrin of LGBT and affirming faith leaders. Rev. Worley has no visible support from those outside of his congregation. His sermon elicited strong words of condemnation from neighboring pastors. Others have been moved to action.
The Root's Nsenga Burton, editor-at-large, interviewed Pam Spaulding of Pam’s House Blend in a gripping article and continuing effort to elevate awareness about the detriment of Amendment One in North Carolina, which is up for a vote today.
North Carolinian Rev. Earl Johnson of Martin Street Baptist Church spent a portion of his sermon giving the facts of the proposed amendment and ten quick reasons to vote against the measure.
Recently, multiple celebrities in the music and acting industry as well as the political sphere have spoken out against Amendment One - the proposed North Carolina constitutional amendment that bans marriage equality for gay and lesbian couples, and civil unions and domestic partnership benefits for all couples