Tag "LGBT"

Back to homepage
Cover Story

Court Rules LGBT Ordinance Illegal

About 100 Fayetteville residents gathered to protest against an Arkansas Supreme Court decision that ruled an LGBT protection ordinance was illegal, Friday, Feb. 24.

Cover Story

How Sex Positive Is Fayetteville?

Fayetteville is renown for keeping it “funky.” But does that mean it’s receptive and supportive to expression of sexuality?

Cover Story

The Lowdown on Ordinance 5781

Early voting for the Sept. 8 special election for a new civil rights ordinance began Tuesday.

Cover Story

Same-Sex Marriage Legalized

Friday, June 26 was an emotional, roller-coaster day for Rick McCormick and his partner, Jackie Blair.

Cover Story

Arkansas Senate Bars Local Protections For LGBTQ

A controversial law that will bar Arkansas cities from drafting civil rights laws similar to Fayetteville’s Ordinance 119 passed late Monday, Feb. 23.


Queer and Transgender: A Wider View

I’m fascinated that anyone in Fayetteville would suffer from gender madness. As a typical Fayettevillain (peace activist, musician, etc), imagine my surprise when I looked at the list of folks who would repeal our new anti-discrimination law (hogtownhaters.com), and found names of folks I love.

Cover Story

Fayetteville Anti-Discrimination Ordinance Passes

The Fayetteville City Council voted 6-2 to pass a controversial Anti-Discrimination city ordinance near the end of a 10 hour-long council meeting that ended early Wednesday morning.

Legacy Archive

Everything You Need To Know About the Fayetteville Civil Rights Ordinance Proposal

The Free Weekly contacted Kit Williams, Fayetteville city attorney, for some legal clarification of the ordinance, and what it would enact, to clear up any potential misconceptions.

Legacy Archive

Civil Rights Bill Meets Opposition

The Fayetteville City Council met last Tuesday to discuss a bill that would bring about true enforcement of civil rights in Fayetteville.