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U.S./World: State tobacco census released

Beyond the Carolinas

In 2016, LGBT HealthLink conducted its biannual tobacco census which surveyed all 50 states, Washington, D.C. and Puerto Rico to determine the level of LGBTQ inclusion in their tobacco control work, expressly about implementation of the updated LGBT Best and Promising Practices for Comprehensive Tobacco Control Programs.

Texas twin to HB2: ‘bathroom bill’ introduced down south

Will Texas face similar backlash to North Carolina?

As North Carolina faces ongoing protests and ever-growing financial repercussions of their anti-LGBTQ House Bill 2 (HB2), Texas may be next in line. The Lone Star State’s lawmakers introduced their own “bathroom bill” on Jan. 5, a potential law that is a near twin to North Carolina’s HB2.

Six from Charlotte make top 100 list

The award-winning online and print resource, POZ magazine — for people living with and affected by HIV/AIDS, has published “The POZ 100 List” for this year. The list celebrates people who work within the HIV/AIDS community.

Transgender inmates in N.C. face review board, not simply ‘separated and segregated’

Gov. McCrory’s debate claim concerning transgender inmates misleading

Public accommodations for transgender citizens has been at the forefront of North Carolina state politics with the passage of HB2, as well as a nationwide issue with the U.S. Department of Justice filing suit and the Obama administration issuing a directive to public schools requiring them to recognize transgender students by the gender with which they identify.

QNotes endorsements

Our picks on the ballot for the upcoming general election

QNotes has selected its choice and has given endorsements to Hillary Clinton, Roy Cooper, Deborah Ross, Linda Coleman, Joshua Stein and Elaine Marshall.

In highly contested races, organizations release endorsements

Progressive candidates are campaigning hard for equality, many get press nods

This year, by far, has shaped up to be one of the most contested campaign seasons in decades. With Hillary Clinton battling Donald Trump and Attorney General Roy Cooper duking it out with Gov. Pat McCrory, there has not been a day that has gone by without some sort of front page splash.

HB2 scars North Carolina

Guest Commentary

Charlotte has a population just short of one million, but astonishingly, because of Dan Bishop’s [N.C. representative from District 104 currently running for state Senate, District 39, both in Mecklenburg County] handiwork on HB2, it is now illegal for the city to make laws to protect its citizens from discrimination.