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McCrory backpedals slightly on HB2 with executive order, leaving most of anti-LGBT bill in place

Gov. Pat McCrory issued an executive order Tuesday in response to the backlash against House Bill 2 (HB2), while leaving most of it in place. The order expands non-discrimination protections for state employees to include sexual orientation and gender identity, while keeping in place the prohibition against cities and counties from expanding their non-discrimination ordinances to …

WATCH: Charlotte City Council members vote yes on LGBT non-discrimination ordinance

No doubt you are already aware that Charlotte City Council voted 7-4 Monday night to expand the non-discrimination ordinance to include LGBT protections. Each council member spoke ahead of the vote to explain their position.  Al Austin, John Autry, Patsy Kinsey, Julie Eiselt, Vi Lyles, James Mitchell and LaWana Mayfield all voted in favor of expanding the …

City Council votes 7-4 to add LGBT protections to Charlotte non-discrimination ordinance

The Charlotte City Council voted Monday, Feb. 22, to expand the city’s non-discrimination ordinance to include protections for sexual orientation and gender identity and expression, after over three hours of public comments. City Council voted 7-4 to approve adding LGBT protections to the ordinance, which already prohibits discrimination based on gender, race, age and religious …