Results tagged “Durham”

In May, North Carolina approved a constitutional amendment banning same-sex marriage.  On Tuesday, one of the state's most progressive cities announced a new campaign to encourage gays and lesbians to visit. The Durham Convention & Visitors Bureau launched a new website,, to help promote North Carolina's fourth-largest city as a welcoming destination. A majority of Durham's residents voting against the state's gay ... [Read]

As Kym Register talks about North Carolina’s effort to stop same-sex marriage the feelings of shame and pride can be heard in her voice. Voters in North Carolina approved one of the nation’s most restrictive constitutional amendments on Tuesday, May 8, defining marriage solely as a union between a man and a woman and banning same-sex marriage as well as civil unions ... [Read]