Tag Archives: Winston-Salem

Winston-Salem Approves LGBTQ Rights Ordinance

The Winston-Salem Journal reports: The Winston-Salem City Council on Monday approved public accommodation and employment protections for LGBTQ people and members of other protected classes, extending rules to the private sector that apply now only to city government. Most of the new protections go into effect on Jan. 1, although some enforcement provisions don’t take effect until next March. “It …

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NORTH CAROLINA: Winston-Salem Recognizes Out-Of-State Marriages

Via the Winston-Salem Journal: In a letter sent to city employees Aug. 28, Human Resources Director Carmen Caruth said that the city would recognize marriage licenses from any state or U.S. jurisdiction for all city benefits, regardless of whether the couple is of the same or opposite sexes. That decision went into effect immediately. Caruth cited a ruling by the …

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