The Guilfordian

Kim Davis released on Sept. 8

Annie Fullwood, Staff Writer

September 11, 2015

“Marriage is ordained by God to be a man and a woman,” said Kentucky clerk Kim Davis. Davis was recently arrested following a federal court order stating that she must issue marriage licenses to both heterosexual and same-sex couples, which she refused. She was released on Sept. 8. Following...

Ireland passes gender recognition law, but US still unfriendly to the transgender community

Harris Billings, Staff Writer

September 4, 2015

In 1993, Ireland decriminalized homosexual activity. Twenty-two years later, the transgender community of Ireland celebrates a major victory. In May 2015, Ireland became the first country to legalize same-sex marriage through popular vote. Two months later, Ireland made history yet again by becoming...

Virginia District Court declares same-sex marriage ban to be unconstitutional

Allison Stalberg, Staff Writer

February 28, 2014

Since Amendment One passed in North Carolina on May 8, 2012, when inequality won and love lost, my faith in my country has plummeted to an all time low. Born and raised in the South, I have always been ashamed of our conservatism, especially towards gay marriage that affects many of my loved ones....

BCBS fixes same-sex marriage policies

Nicole Zelniker, Staff Writter

February 7, 2014

Blue Cross Blue Shield is North Carolina’s number one health insurance provider. But last month, when BCBS systematically cancelled 20 family insurance policies of same-sex couples, its reputation took a hit. “It was wrong, and it shouldn’t have happened (this) way,” said North Carolina...

Faculty opposes Amendment One, CCE SGA delays in passing similar resolution

Aaron Hall, Staff Writer

April 20, 2012

An expected proposal against Amendment One this week from the CCE Student Government Association would have created a solid wall of opposition among Guilford College faculty and student representatives. This possibility was delayed for the moment after last-minute opposition from some members of...

Opponents say “I do not” to N.C. marriage amendment

Justyn, Melrose

April 6, 2012

Through one amendment to the North Carolina constitution, the ever-broadening spectrum of what can be considered a legal union could be shrunk down to one shape and one phrase: “marriage between one man and one woman is the only domestic legal union that shall be valid or recognized in this State." The...