LGBTQ


1/13/2015 12:42am

Tim Moore, the next N.C. House speaker, received a great deal of news coverage from The Daily Tar Heel during his time as speaker of Student Congress at UNC in 1991. Moore graduated in 1992. DTH file photo.

NC House Speaker to-be Tim Moore has contentious past

Tim Moore is slated to become one of the most powerful politicians in North Carolina on Wednesday, assuming the role of speaker of the N.C. House. More than two decades ago, Moore stirred controversy as speaker of UNC’s Student Congress for attempting to defund the Carolina Gay and Lesbian Association (CGLA).


11/11/2014 12:17am

Court upholds state gay marriage bans

The 6th Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals on Thursday reversed a trend of federal courts ruling against gay marriage bans — and North Carolina leaders have responded by appealing the Oct. 10 decision that struck down the state’s ban.