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The bill that does not keep on giving

Discriminatory legislation continues to challenge the state and its LGBTQ residents

Although the notorious House Bill 2 (HB2) is repealed, legal discrimination against LGBTQ North Carolinians continues. Under the House Bill 142 (HB142) “compromise” legislation, signed into law by Gov. Roy Cooper on March 30, much of HB2 remains.

National backlash against discriminatory legislation continues

Despite so-called compromise, transgender North Carolinians aren’t out of danger

Although the notorious House Bill 2 (HB2) is repealed, legal discrimination against LGBTQ North Carolinians continues. Under the “compromise” legislation, House Bill 142 (HB142), signed into law by Gov. Roy Cooper on March 30, much of HB2 still remains.

Controversy abounds over HB2 repeal ‘compromise’

LGBTQ advocates call the bill ‘HB 2.0’

The controversy surrounding House Bill 2 (HB2) sees developments every day. The anti-LGBTQ legislation, which mandates public restroom use by birth sex and nullifies local non-discrimination protections, has had received massive pushback from advocates and allies.

Many speculate on the legislature’s plans for this year’s session

HB2 a hot topic for the new legislative session

As the new year begins, many hope for a more productive legislative season than 2016 produced. House Bill 2 (HB2), the controversial “bathroom bill” that sparked widespread protests for its violation of transgender rights, is perhaps the biggest issue being debated by politicians, activists, and journalists alike.

As economic harm of HB2 grows, NC GOP politicians backpedal

HB2 supporters flip-flop after NCAA and ACC events

The past week presented several hopeful signs for opponents of House Bill 2 (HB2), the so-called Public Facilities Privacy and Security Act. 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.

Hillary Clinton condemns HB2, bigotry at campaign event in Greensboro

"This is where bigotry leads and we can’t afford it, not here or anywhere else," Clinton said.

GREENSBORO, N.C. — Hillary Clinton returned to the campaign trail after taking a few days off to recuperate from pneumonia, making a campaign stop in Greensboro on Thursday, where she condemned bigotry and HB2. She arrived at the University of North Carolina at Greensboro (UNCG) just one day after the Atlantic Coast Conference (ACC) cancelled championship …

Orgs call on NCAA to make divestment

Title IX at center of battle by challenges by faith-based colleges who want to make requests to the NCAA to discriminate against LGBT youth

A coalition of over 80 LGBT sports, religious and youth advocacy groups signed on to a letter issued publicly calling on the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) to divest from all religious-based institutions who have made Title IX requests to discriminate against LGBT youth.