PHOTOS: Same-sex couples take a stand against Amendment 1 in North Carolina

Yesterday, exactly two years after the passage of Amendment One, the constitutional amendment in North Carolina that bans same-sex couples from marrying or attaining any form of family status in the state, same-sex couples took a stand for equality in Raleigh.

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Meet the couples taking action for marriage in NC 2 years after Amendment One

Today, couples in Raleigh, NC are taking a stand with the Campaign for Southern Equality, friends, family members, and clergy, through the WE DO campaign. Freedom to Marry caught up with eight of the couples participating - read their stories.

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GUEST POST: Taking action against Amendment One, two years after its passage

That's why the Campaign for Southern Equality has been organizing and mobilizing LGBT people and supporters across the South for the past few years with the WE DO Campaign. And tomorrow, we will mark the second year since Amendment One’s passage by taking action again in Raleigh.

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Same-sex couples and clergy members file lawsuit against NC marriage ban

On April 28, a group of clergy members, people of faith, and same-sex couples filed a new federal lawsuit in North Carolina seeking the freedom to marry for same-sex couples.

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VIDEO: How couples feel the impact of anti-marriage laws on Tax Day

A new video by filmmaker Karla Murphy tracks the impact that anti-marriage laws have on gay and lesbian couples, perhaps most visibly on Tax Day, by focusing on one couple who live in North Carolina and are married.

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New poll tracks increasing support for the freedom to marry in North Carolina

Today, just one day after the American Civil Liberties Union filed a new lawsuit seeking respect for three same-sex couples' marriages in North Carolina, new polling from Public Policy Polling demonstrates that support for marriage is higher than ever in the state.

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ACLU files lawsuit in North Carolina seeking immediate respect for marriages

Today, the American Civil Liberties Union, the ACLU of North Carolina Legal Foundation, and private lawyers filed a new federal lawsuit seeking immediate respect for the marriages of three same-sex couples with life-threatening medical conditions.

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Photographer urges North Carolina to ‘Let Love Reign’ with stunning portraits

Freedom to Marry caught up with Catalina Kulczar-Marin to talk about Let Love Reign, a photography project that captures visual representations of love and commitment between same-sex couples.

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Mayor of Asheville, NC signs on to Mayors for the Freedom to Marry

This week, Mayor Esther Manheimer, the newly elected mayor of Asheville, North Carolina, signed onto Mayors for the Freedom to Marry, a coalition of nearly 400 mayors from across the country who support marriage for same-sex couples.

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VIDEO: Brenda & Carol in NC, ‘We Won’t Stop Until We’re Equal’

This week, the Campaign for Southern Equality released a remarkable new video featuring Brenda Clark and Carol McRory, who have been involved with the campaign for several years and participated in five different actions with the advocacy group.

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