Monthly Archives: November 2014


National PFLAG has adapted a piece by Mariana Caplan entitled When Holidays Are Hell…A Guide to Surviving Family Gatherings to help parents and siblings make the up-coming holidays really welcoming for visiting LGBT family members. It is reproduced below. If you are the … Continue reading

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Support for Same-Sex Couples in Alamance County

By Chris Lavender / Times-News Published: Thursday, November 13, 2014 at 07:02 PM. Ken Smith described the joy he experienced when he was legally allowed to marry his partner last month. After a federal judge in North Carolina struck down … Continue reading

Posted in Current News

Aggravated Assault on Gay Veteran in Greensboro

(from Q Notes on November 13) GREENSBORO, N.C. — A suspect is being held by police after an aggravated assault in the early morning hours of Nov. 9 in a downtown hotel. Police say the attack on the victim, whom … Continue reading

Posted in Current News

NC Gay Marriage Dispute Revived

From the Raleigh News and Observer RALEIGH A divide over same-sex marriage that has split magistrates in North Carolina may be deepened by a federal court ruling Thursday that says courts should not compel states to approve such unions. Within … Continue reading

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New NC Tax Status for Same-Sex Couples

(from website of EqualityNC) North Carolina Announces New Tax Status for Married Same-Sex Couples Raleigh, N.C. – This week, the North Carolina Department of Revenue released a new directive on 2014 tax filing status for legally-married same sex couples living … Continue reading

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