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Target: Trans People Can Use Whatever Bathroom They Want

In light of the recent shit-storms of fear mongering bigots, they figured it was best to let people know they could safely use the amenities at Target without fear of

Bronwyn Isaac | April 21, 2016 - 3:13 pm

Huh: Donald Trump Is Against North Carolina’s “Very Strong” Transgender Bathroom Bill

On rare occasions, Donald Trump isn’t a completely worthless windbag.

Amelia McDonell-Parry | April 21, 2016 - 10:15 am

Against Me! To Play North Carolina Show: “Visibility Is More Important Than Ever”

North Carolina’s House Bill 2 has gotten press for a few reasons. One, for being an incredibly discriminatory attempt to make transgender people go away by forcing them to use…

Leah Prinzivalli | April 14, 2016 - 11:59 am

Who Is Boycotting North Carolina Because Of Anti-LGBT Law?

In a way, the answer is: all of us.

Lauren Duca | April 13, 2016 - 1:30 pm

Hulu Show Yanked Out Of NC Over LGBT Law

First San Francisco banned non-essential travel to the Tar Heel State. Now TV and movie production companies are continuing their exodus out of North Carolina over a new law preventing local…

Newser | April 5, 2016 - 3:00 pm

North Carolina Church Asks Lesbian Parishioner To Divorce Or Leave

A North Carolina church has taken the prerogative to kick out a lesbian parishioner following the passage of the state’s horrid House Bill 2, which overturned and banned all local…

Rebecca Vipond Brink | April 4, 2016 - 5:00 pm

I Would Do Anything For Love, Except Return To North Carolina

North Carolina, you’re dead to me.

M Shelly Conner | April 4, 2016 - 1:00 pm

Woman Ordered Photos Of Her Ghost Daughter To Cover Up Murder

Sometimes the story of a crime is so surreal it sounds more like the plot of an arthouse film than an actual violent crime.

Bronwyn Isaac | April 1, 2016 - 2:15 pm

Rahm Emanuel Bans City Travel To North Carolina, Finally Does Something Good

You know your legislation is truly evil when even the (possibly most sociopathic ever) mayor of Chicago Rahm Emanuel balks at it. Emanuel announced that he’s drafting an executive order…

Rebecca Vipond Brink | March 31, 2016 - 11:05 am

NY Gov. Cuomo Bans State Travel To North Carolina After It Passes Heinous Anti-LGBT “Bathroom Bill”

New York City mayor Bill de Blasio has come out in support of the ban.

Rebecca Vipond Brink | March 29, 2016 - 12:30 pm

North Carolina Already Getting Sued Up The Wazoo For Its Anti-Trans Bathroom Bill

This garbage is going to cost the state a ton of money.

Robyn Pennacchia | March 28, 2016 - 1:20 pm

The Craziest Rumor Iggy Azalea Has Ever Heard Is That She’s Trans

Which, let’s be real, isn’t anywhere near as bad as the rumors the RNC is spreading about actual trans people.

Rebecca Vipond Brink | March 25, 2016 - 11:30 am

North Carolina Teen Gave Birth After Secret Pregnancy & Buried Infant In Her Backyard

A teen girl in North Carolina kept her pregnancy a secret from everyone but her boyfriend, then buried their newborn in her backyard. Police said the infant appeared to have…

Jessica Wakeman | July 25, 2014 - 9:00 am

Not This Crap Again: Girl Kicked Out Of Prom For Wearing Pants

A North Carolina high school senior was kicked out of her high school prom not because she was sneaking booze, not because she was humping on the dance floor, but…

Jessica Wakeman | April 24, 2014 - 6:00 pm

DJ Banned After Playing “Blurred Lines” At A North Carolina Bar

A University of North Carolina student’s complaints about the Robin Thicke song “Blurred Lines” successfully got a DJ banned from playing a Chapel Hill bar again. Here’s how it went…

Jessica Wakeman | April 11, 2014 - 4:30 pm

Report: Clay Aiken From “American Idol” May Run For Congress

Hollywood has a long and sometimes ignominious history of cross-pollinating in the political sphere.  I mean, Arnold Schwarzenegger served for eight years as governor of California. Who the hell thought…

Jessica Wakeman | January 4, 2014 - 9:00 am

Jonathan Ferrell, Ex-College Football Player & Unarmed Black Man, Shot 10 Times By North Carolina Police After Car Accident

Jonathan Ferrell, 24, a former college football player at Florida A&M University, who is black, was shot to death by police on Saturday after he suffered a major car accident…

Jessica Wakeman | September 17, 2013 - 12:40 pm

Could North Carolina Temporarily Be Without An Abortion Clinic?

North Carolina has suspended the license of the one abortion provider in the state that is able to stay open following the passage of new abortion restrictions. Femcare, in…

Jessica Wakeman | August 1, 2013 - 5:00 pm

Female Dentist’s Assistant Fired For Being Too Hot

After a female dental assistant was fired from her job because her male boss was worried that he would have an affair with her, the all-male Iowa Supreme Court

Daley Quinn | July 12, 2013 - 6:30 pm
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