Lesbian http://wunc.org en First Openly Lesbian Presbyterian Pastor, One Year In http://wunc.org/post/first-openly-lesbian-presbyterian-pastor-one-year <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span>&nbsp;&nbsp;</p><p></p><p>When<a href="http://aseasonofwelcome.org/2012/03/19/katie-ricks/"> Katie Ricks</a> became the Associate Pastor of the Church of Reconciliation in Chapel Hill last year, she was the first openly lesbian pastor in the country ordained by the Presbyterian Church.&nbsp; Wed, 15 May 2013 15:05:49 +0000 Isaac-Davy Aronson & Frank Stasio 15390 at http://wunc.org First Openly Lesbian Presbyterian Pastor, One Year In Amendment Opponents Say It Threatens Domestic Violence Protections http://wunc.org/post/amendment-opponents-say-it-threatens-domestic-violence-protections <p>Opponents of a proposed amendment to the state constitution banning same-sex marriage and civil unions say the measure is written too broadly. Among the effects they claim it could have is the invalidation of domestic violence protections for unmarried couples. Amendment supporters call that a scare tactic.</p> Mon, 23 Apr 2012 10:10:00 +0000 Isaac-Davy Aronson 2738 at http://wunc.org