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North Carolina governor revokes LGBTI woman’s appointment due to GOP pressure

North Carolina Gov. Roy Cooper revoked an LGBTI woman’s appointment to a state commission on Wednesday (6 February) due to Republican pressure. From Gay Star News by Anya Crittenton According to the Charlotte Observer, all 29 state Senate Republicans wrote a letter to Cooper calling for the removal of LaWana Mayfield. Mayfield is a member of the Charlotte City […]

In conservative Kansas, newly elected gay legislators try to make history

From The Washington Post by Annie Gowen Protesters lined up outside, holding signs of condemnation. One read “God still hates fags.” A businessman warned that Christianity would be abolished in this Kansas City suburb if the city council were to officially protect the gay community from discrimination. Inside, new state Rep.-elect Susan Ruiz waited expectantly, […]