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Federal government files lawsuit against Bojangles for treatment of transgender employee

The federal government said Wednesday it has filed a lawsuit on behalf of a transgender woman fired from a Fayetteville, North Carolina Bojangles fast food restaurant. The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) said the restaurant violated federal law by subjecting the employee to a hostile work environment because of her gender identity. Related: New Chick-fil-A filings show …

McCrory looks to fight mental illness and substance abuse while discriminating against those most vulnerable

Gov. Pat McCrory appeared Thursday, along with North Carolina Supreme Court Chief Justice Mark Martin, Department of Health and Human Services Secretary Rick Brajer and several members of the Task Force on Mental Health and Substance Abuse in a Fayetteville drug treatment court, to present a report documenting recommendations on mental health and substance abuse in youth …

Be my Valentine

Guest Commentary

In second grade, we made Valentine’s Day cardholders out of two red construction paper hearts. They were sewn together with white yarn and pinned to the bulletin board a few days before Valentine’s Day.

Discrimination agreement required at voucher-eligible school

Guest Commentary

Burrow into Lee Christian School’s “lifestyle statements and covenant” — a wordy, contractual document requiring the signature of parents, school employees and students grades 6-12 — and you’ll find this nugget: “Gender confusion and dysphoria are ultimately the biological, psychological, social and spiritual consequences of the human race’s fallen condition. This state of depravity affects all persons individually and collectively.”