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Protests in Charlotte continued through the second night in response to the fatal police shooting of a black man. READ MORE »


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Three couples attempted to challenge a law allowing magistrates to refuse to marry gay couples, but were struck down. READ MORE »


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Do you blame him? Defending bullshit is not easy. READ MORE »


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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. READ MORE »


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


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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. READ MORE »


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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… READ MORE »


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Slow your roll, Ted. READ MORE »


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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. READ MORE »


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


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


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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…READ MORE »


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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… READ MORE »


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North Carolina, you’re dead to me. READ MORE »


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


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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… READ MORE »


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


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