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North Carolina Tweaked Its Controversial LGBTQ Laws, But It’s Not Nearly Enough

Not only is the compromise bill nowhere near enough, but some of its changes ultimately leave transgender individuals and other marginalized groups worse off than they were before. More »


Here’s How Justin Trudeau Will Celebrate International Day Against Homophobia & Transphobia

You can add this to the growing list of reasons the grass is starting to look greener on the other side of the border… More »


Kids In North Carolina Are Now Allowed To Bring Pepper Spray Into Bathrooms To Spray Trans People With

The fucked line of reasoning posits that pepper spray will help protect students — particularly cis-female students — against the “risk” of encountering trans people using the bathroom. More »


What’s Happening With The North Carolina LGBT Law? Today Is The Big Stand-Off

The nation’s been closely watching North Carolina ever since the state passed a law prohibiting transgender residents from using the bathroom that corresponds to their gender identity. Since the Justice Department told the state to trash the bill, you may be wondering what’s happening with the North Carolina LGBT law. Well, a lot. North Carolina had until… More »


New Ted Cruz Attack Ad Says Trump Is The “PC Police” Because He Thinks Trans People Can Pee Wherever

Slow your roll, Ted. More »


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 harassments or repercussions. More »


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

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


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 restrooms that match their biological sex. And two, for musicians who to cancel (or not cancel) their tour dates to the state because of it.
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Who Is Boycotting North Carolina Because Of Anti-LGBT Law?

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


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 governments from passing anti-discrimination rules. Filming for the Hulu comedy Crushed was to kick off in May in Charlotte. Read more on Newser…More »


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 LGBT non-discrimination ordinances. In the name of religious freedom, the First Baptist Church has “prayerfully asked” Kelly Toney via a letter to either renounce her… More »


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

North Carolina, you’re dead to me. More »


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. More »


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 banning City of Chicago government travel to North Carolina following the passage of their anti-LGBT bill, HB2, which overturned and banned non-discrimination ordinances statewide. Emanuel… More »


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. More »


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. More »


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. More »


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 bled to death because the umbilical cord was cut improperly.

Ashley Reed from Louisburg gave birth alone to her 8.5 lb. daughter, but… More »


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 because she was wearing pants.

Shafer Rupard from  Cherryville, North Carolina, showed up to her prom rocking her adorable Justin Bieber-esque haircut and… More »


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 down. … More »


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