Code of Ethics

Out! Carolinas, its affiliates, and contributors are required to adhere to the following Code of Ethics.

  • Pursue the truth. Ensure that statements of fact are correct and in context.
  • Strive to produce stories and articles that transcend biases and treat all views fairly. Personal opinions should be clearly defined as such.
  • Disclose relationships that might appear to influence a story.
  • Avoid arrogance. Be civil and sensitive to differences in attitudes and culture. Faithfully convey the truth.
  • When appropriate, provide diverse perspectives.
  • Attribute. Make it clear where the information was obtained.

Adopted August 2, 2020