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WATCH: Charlotte transgender activists featured in British TV segment on HB2

The British television station Channel 4 recently broadcast a news segment on North Carolina’s anti-LGBT legislation HB2, as well as the Obama administration’s directive to allow trans students to use the bathrooms consistent with their gender identity and the states suing the federal government as a result. Charlotte transgender activists Lara Americo and Che Busiek …

Charlotte City Council removes “economic impact of HB2” from meeting, does not vote on repeal of ordinance

The Charlotte City Council removed the topic of the economic impact of HB2 and opted not take a vote on the repeal of the expanded LGBT non-discrimination ordinance at Monday night’s dinner meeting, which had been feared by community members and non-profit groups. Related: LGBT rights groups urge Charlotte City Council not to compromise with NCGA over HB2 …

McCrory looks to fight mental illness and substance abuse while discriminating against those most vulnerable

Gov. Pat McCrory appeared Thursday, along with North Carolina Supreme Court Chief Justice Mark Martin, Department of Health and Human Services Secretary Rick Brajer and several members of the Task Force on Mental Health and Substance Abuse in a Fayetteville drug treatment court, to present a report documenting recommendations on mental health and substance abuse in youth …

Watch “Souls of Our Students: A Transgender Focus”

Souls of Our Students – A Transgender Focus HD from MeckMin on Vimeo The Charlotte group Mecklenburg Ministries, also known as MeckMin, has produced an addendum video to go along with their earlier anti-bullying short documentary called “Souls of Our Students.” The new short doc is called “Souls of Our Students: A Transgender Focus.” It is an …