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HB2 defense lawyer may head DOJ’s Civil Rights division

Legal rumors abuzz about John Gore’s potential power

Amid numerous controversial cabinet picks, another has arisen that may give LGBTQ advocates pause. John Gore, known recently as the legal defense counsel for the University of North Carolina fighting claims of discrimination against transgender individuals, was named to head the DOJ’s Civil Rights division.

U.S./World: ABA names Stonewall Award recipients

Beyond the Carolinas

Three longstanding LGBTQ legal activists will be honored by the American Bar Association Commission on Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity with its fifth annual Stonewall Award during a ceremony on Feb. 4, 2017, at the association’s mid-year meeting in Miami, Fla.

HB2 trial delayed due to 4th Circuit appeal

SCOTUS to consider suit over Virginia bathroom law

Those who have followed the controversy over North Carolina’s House Bill 2 (HB2), also known as the Public Facilities Privacy and Accommodation Act, may be momentarily disappointed with the recent decision by U.S. Magistrate Judge Joi Elizabeth Peake to delay the federal court date set originally for Nov. 14.

Federal judge grants HB2 injunction, but the conflict continues

UNC barred from enforcing bathroom dictates; appeal asks for state-wide injunction

Aug. 21 found LGBT advocates celebrating a significant victory. Federal Judge Thomas Schroeder ruled in favor of a preliminary injunction halting the implementation of the sections of House Bill 2 (HB2) most damaging to transgender citizens.