Woman received letter from childhood church urging her to divorce her wife or face "action"
Kelly Toney had been married to wife Lori Toney for more than a year when she received a letter from her childhood church telling her she was committing a sin by being married to a woman. It threatened "action" if she did not divorce her wife. Eve
Roy Carter said he is very proud of his openly gay son and has always had a progressive mind, despite living in North Carolina's rural and mostly conservative High Country all his life. After 49 people were killed at a gay nightclub in Orlando, Fl
Wendy Ella May, a disabled veteran, has been a fire fighter, EMT, paramedic and farmer and is currently running for county commissioner in Johnston County, N.C. She is the first openly transgender woman to run for public office there and campaigns
Rev. Jay Kennett of Hillsborough United Church of Christ in Orange County, N.C. put up two rainbow flags after HB2 was passed to show support for the LGBTQ community. After vandals burned them down, he replaced them only to find the new flags stol
Johnny Dean McCurry said he knew he was gay when he was five years old and was bullied throughout his childhood. After leaving the mountains of North Carolina in his 20s, he has returned and is now healing his childhood wounds through art, yoga an
Bob Page, CEO of Replacements Ltd., a nationally-known company which transgender employees consider a safe haven. Page is outspoken in support of LGBT rights. Protesters have boycotted his company, blocked the entrance, left homophobic slurs on th
North Carolina’s legislature recently passed a law that prevents transgender people from using government-run bathrooms corresponding to the gender with which they identify. The law — House Bill 2 (HB2) — has incited a state-wide civil liberties b
The Fayetteville Police Department recorded aerial views of the neighborhoods surrounding the Cape Fear River and Locks Creek on Monday evening, Sept. 17, 2018. The river is expected to crest on Tuesday.
The North Carolina Department of Transportation shared footage of Interstate 40 at mile marker 387 in Pender County on September 18, 2018. The area has seen extreme flooding conditions after rain brought by Florence.
The National Hurricane Center said on Sunday, Sept. 16, 2018, that excessive amounts of rain are still being dumped in North Carolina and the effect is expected to be "catastrophic." Here are scenes from flooding in Jacksonville, N.C.
Governor Roy Cooper visited those seeking refuge from Hurricane Florence at a recently-opened shelter at UNC-Chapel Hill on Sunday, Sept. 16, many of whom are members of the Congolese refugee community in New Bern.