South Carolina

YouTuber Raymond Braun shares reflection on #SouthernStories Summer Tour

YouTube star Raymond Braun joined GLAAD for the inaugural Southern Stories Summer Tour. He was at all the stops, talking to people and sharing his experience of traveling through the US South. Now Raymond has come out with a video of his experience as a part of the tour.

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After calls from Clemson community, Coach Swinney bows out of anti-LGBT event

After students and alumni at Clemson University in South Carolina started a petition, asking Clemson football coach, Dabo Swinney to bow out of an upcoming anti-LGBT fundraiser, Swinney issued a statement indicating that he would be bowing out.

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TAKE ACTION: Join Clemson students calling on football coach to bow out of anti-LGBT fundraiser

LGBT and allied Clemson University students are calling on Clemson football coach, Dabo Swinney to bow out of a prominent anti-LGBT fundraiser. You can join them.

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Erskine College releases anti-gay position that will inform "institutional decisions"

Last week, the Board of Trustees at Erskine College, a Christian liberal arts school associated with the Presbyterian Church in Due West, South Carolina, released a discriminatory statement claiming that sexual relationships between two people of the same sex are "contrary to the will of the Creator," while citing passages from the Bible.

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Serving up #SouthernStories this #GivingTuesday: Stephen Lovegrove

All this week to celebrate Thanksgiving, GLAAD is sharing some of the stories behind #SouthernStories. Today, take a look at the story of Stephen Lovegrove, of Charleston, South Carolina.

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South Carolina church will now marry same-sex couples

Now that a federal judge has struck down South Carolina's ban on marriage equality, Reformation Lutheran Church of Columbia, South Carolina has shared that same-sex couples are now officially included in their church wedding policy.

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State papers call for marriage equality in South Carolina

After a federal judge stuck down South Carolina's ban on marriage equality, state newspapers have now called for the state to stop fighting and begin to enact marriage equality.

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