Topics :: North Carolina

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As Economic Harm of HB2 Grows, NC GOP Politicians Backpedal

NATIONAL | By Maria Dominguez | Sep 26
As unfortunate economic consequences continue to climb, with the National College Athletic Association (NCAA) and Atlantic Coast Conference (ACC) both canceling events in the state, former supporters of the bill seem to be shifting position.

Federal Judge Allows North Carolina Officials to Keep Refusing Same-Sex Marriages

FAMILY | By John Riley | Sep 24
A federal judge has dismissed a challenge to a North Carolina law that allows magistrates and registers of deeds to refuse to marry same-sex couples by citing religious objections.

North Carolina Republican: Anti-LGBT Law May Warrant Repeal

A Republican state senator says the North Carolina legislature should consider repealing the law she and other GOP colleagues approved in March limiting anti-discrimination rules for LGBT people and which bathrooms transgender people can use.

NCAA President on Pulling Championships from N.C. Over "Bathroom"Llaw

The NCSAA has pulled seven events from North Carolina thanks to the state's anti-LGBT law, HB2.

Anti-Gay Hotspots Also Top Consumers of Gay Porn

NATIONAL | By Bill Allen | Aug 28
The more Republican and religious the state is, the more their residents love porn. So except for District of Columbia and New York, all of the Southern red states are the leaders in watching gay porn. And lots of it.

NC Transgender Activist Compiles Bathroom-Safe Venue List

NATIONAL | By Maria Dominguez | Aug 21
Since the advent of House Bill 2 (HB2), there has been an undeniable air of adversity in North Carolina, especially for transgender citizens of the state. One transgender activist has taken action.

Federal Judge Hears Arguments in Lawsuit Challenging HB 2

NATIONAL | By John Riley | Aug 7
On Monday, a federal judge heard oral arguments on a motion seeking to stop North Carolina from enforcing its controversial HB 2 law.

McCrory Lets HB 2 Funding Bill Become Law Without His Signature

NATIONAL | By John Riley | Aug 6
Under a bill approved last month by the Republican-run legislature, $500,000 that was previously earmarked for disaster relief will now go towards legal costs.

NC Boycotts Also Pinching LGBT Youth Group

NATIONAL | By Jeff Taylor | Jun 21
While well intentioned, the boycott triggered by NC's anti-LGBT Hosue Bill 2 looks to be doing some harm along with the good.

San Jose Bans Travel to NC, MS

NEWS | By Matthew S. Bajko | May 21
San Jose has joined the list of cities and states banning taxpayer funded travel to North Carolina and Mississippi due to the enactment of anti-LGBT laws in those states.

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