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WOLFCRUSH: A Queer Werewolf Play

Pineapple-Shaped Lamps is thrilled to announce their Fall 2019 production, WOLFCRUSH: A Queer Werewolf Play by Haygen-Brice Walker, directed by Matt Carter. Being gay in...

Cooper moves to block conversion therapy funds

North Carolina's governor has signed an order barring the state health department from using public funds on conversion therapy meant to change young people's sexual orientations.

Supreme Court to take up LGBT job discrimination cases

The Supreme Court will decide whether the main federal civil rights law that prohibits employment discrimination applies to LGBT people.

Court: Fight can proceed over ‘bathroom bill’ replacement

A lawsuit challenging the replacement for North Carolina's "bathroom bill" is moving forward, with a judge finding evidence that transgender plaintiffs are being harmed by a prohibition on new local antidiscrimination laws.
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Wilmington Pride Youth Group offers safe space for LGBTQ teens and allies

The Wilmington Pride Youth Group is holding weekly get-togethers for LGBTQIA teenagers and their straight allies.  The goal is to help kids talk and express themselves in a safe environment.
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Pope Francis reportedly tells gay man: ‘God made you like this’

Pope Francis' reported comments to a gay man that "God made you like this" have been embraced by the LGBT community as another sign of Francis' desire to make gay people feel welcomed and loved in the Catholic Church.

Oklahoma governor angers gun and gay rights groups same day

Oklahoma's Republican Governor Mary Fallin vetoed a bill that would have allowed adults to carry handguns without a permit and signed another that permits religious organizations to exclude same sex couples from adoptions, managing to anger both gun and gay rights groups on the same day.

Gay rights lawyer immolates self in NYC in ecology protest

A well-known gay rights lawyer and environmental advocate burned himself to death in New York City on Saturday in a grisly protest against ecological destruction.
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One year later NC ‘bathroom bill’ saga lingers in election year

The saga of the state's so-called bathroom bill hasn't been forgotten, and many Republican incumbents who passed House Bill 2 in 2016 are being targeted this election year, with the flap over the law still an issue.

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