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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 …

Asheville mayor dodges call for increased LGBT protections

After the Charlotte City Council voted to expand the city’s non-discrimination ordinance to include protections for LGBT individuals, including permitting transgender individuals to use the bathrooms and locker rooms consistent with their gender identity, the Campaign for Southern Equality and Equality NC are calling on Asheville to follow suit. “We call on Asheville City Council to …