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NC GOP Deep-Sixes Outrageously Homophobic Bill–They CAN Read The Constitution (VIDEO, TWEETS)

NC GOP Deep-Sixes Outrageously Homophobic Bill–They CAN Read The Constitution (VIDEO, TWEETS)

Two weeks ago, North Carolina lawmakers repealed the state’s monstrously homophobic House Bill 2 in a way that didn’t make anyone happy. They replaced it with a bill that reset bathroom access standards to where they were before HB2 was rammed through the legislature in a mere 12 hours last spring. However, it also barred local governments […]

KARMA: Former NC Governor McCrory Whines That He Can’t Find A Job… SAD! (VIDEO)

KARMA: Former NC Governor McCrory Whines That He Can’t Find A Job… SAD! (VIDEO)

It looks like former North Carolina Governor Pat McCrory’s feeling the sting of karmic justice after being ousted from office last November. Former Governor McCrory signed into law one of the most aggressive anti-LGBT bills every created. Here’s an explanation of HB2 from the Charlotte Observer written in March 2016 just after the law was passed: “The state […]

Gay-Friendly Charlotte Church Vandalized By Fake Christians

Gay-Friendly Charlotte Church Vandalized By Fake Christians

Ever since North Carolina passed its outrageously discriminatory and outrageously unconstitutional “bathroom bill,” the state’s LGBT community has had a lot of reason to live in fear. In the months after House Bill 2 was rammed through the Republican-dominated legislature in a mere 12 hours, there has been a significant spike in incidents of discrimination […]

North Carolina’s Bathroom Bill Repeal Promise Broken (TWEETS/VIDEO)

North Carolina’s Bathroom Bill Repeal Promise Broken (TWEETS/VIDEO)

North Carolina is keeping HB2, the controversial “bathroom bill,” in place. For now. The bill has resulted in a lot of negative attention for the state, and many even credit it for losing incumbent governor, Pat McCrory, to Roy Cooper. According to the Washington Post:  “…Many rural, low-propensity voters who came out for President-Elect Donald Trump […]

NC Lawmakers Might FINALLY Repeal The Discriminatory Bathroom Bill (VIDEO)

NC Lawmakers Might FINALLY Repeal The Discriminatory Bathroom Bill (VIDEO)

Now that North Carolina Governor Pat McCrory lost his reelection campaign, the incoming Governor Roy Cooper has promised to get rid of the now infamous HB2, otherwise known as the “bathroom bill.” The lawmakers in the state are having a special meeting today to consider repealing it. This ridiculous law forces transgender people to use the […]

New Governor Promises North Carolina Will Repeal The Disastrous ‘Bathroom Bill’ (TWEET/VIDEO)

New Governor Promises North Carolina Will Repeal The Disastrous ‘Bathroom Bill’ (TWEET/VIDEO)

On Monday, the Charlotte City Council voted unanimously to invalidate the LGBT nondiscrimination ordinance that helped pave the way for North Carolina’s controversial “bathroom bill.” This bill – known formally as House Bill 2 (HB2) – required transgender people to use bathrooms that correspond to the sex listed on their birth certificate. It also reversed local […]

NC Residents Rejoice As Pat McCrory Gives Up His Position As Public Bathroom Monitor

NC Residents Rejoice As Pat McCrory Gives Up His Position As Public Bathroom Monitor

Former North Carolina Governor Pat McCrory’s days of [metaphorically] peeking over public toilet partitions are over. Today, nearly a month after he lost the election, the notorious homophobe finally conceded. McCrory is the genius behind North Carolina’s famous “bathroom bill” HB2. The bill stated that transgender persons must use the public restroom that corresponds with […]

NC Governor Pat McCrory: My Opponents Should Donate To Hurricane Relief Rather Than Attack Me (VIDEOS)

NC Governor Pat McCrory: My Opponents Should Donate To Hurricane Relief Rather Than Attack Me (VIDEOS)

We in North Carolina have known for some time that Governor Pat McCrory’s moderate image is a sham. After all, he made noises about opposing a monstrous, discriminatory, and potentially unconstitutional “bathroom bill”–only to sign it into law a mere 12 hours after it was introduced in the legislature. Well, we got more evidence of this on Monday. […]

Pat McCrory Takes Trumpian Approach To Defending His Bathroom Bill

Pat McCrory Takes Trumpian Approach To Defending His Bathroom Bill

By now, you all know how Donald Trump swindled the media–and by extension, the American people–on Friday when he turned his announcement that he was no longer a birther into an exercise in self-promotion. Well, it turns out that my state of North Carolina–specifically, my hometown of Charlotte–played host to a similar stunt 24 hours […]

Watch Pat McCrory Take Advantage Of A Sexual Assault Victim

Watch Pat McCrory Take Advantage Of A Sexual Assault Victim

We in North Carolina have known for some time that Governor Pat McCrory’s moderate image is a mirage. He proved that beyond any doubt last week, when he effectively told his transgender constituents that they don’t need civil rights protections because there is no such thing as a transgender person. Well, if possible, McCrory went […]

Pat McCrory Spits On NC’s Transgenders, Says Trans People Don’t Exist (WITH VIDEO)

Pat McCrory Spits On NC’s Transgenders, Says Trans People Don’t Exist (WITH VIDEO)

We’ve seen some pretty outrageous legal briefs filed in defense of anti-LGBT laws. But last week, my state of North Carolina may have made one of the most outrageously homophobic and transphobic filings ever seen in an American courtroom. As far as Governor Pat McCrory is concerned, transgender people don’t deserve any legal protection because they’re merely […]

NCAA Could Move Future Tourneys Based On Host Cities’ Discriminatory Laws (VIDEO)

NCAA Could Move Future Tourneys Based On Host Cities’ Discriminatory Laws (VIDEO)

The NCAA is sending a clear message to any potential host cities for its numerous sporting events: no LGBT discrimination. In fact, they want to ensure it by sending a survey to all cities bidding to be future NCAA venues. The cities must fill them out by August 12. The announcement comes directly after the […]

Pat McCrory Plays The Victim Over HB2, Whines About NBA (VIDEO)

Pat McCrory Plays The Victim Over HB2, Whines About NBA (VIDEO)

Republican Governor Pat McCrory of North Carolina had a meltdown this week after it was announced that the NBA was pulling its 2017 All-Star Game out of North Carolina. His whining has been captured on video forever. It is not a pretty sight to watch what a grown man looks like when he whines like a toddler about […]

NC’s Homophobic Bathroom Bill Costs Charlotte NBA All-Star Game (WITH VIDEOS)

NC’s Homophobic Bathroom Bill Costs Charlotte NBA All-Star Game (WITH VIDEOS)

Ever since North Carolina passed a blatantly discriminatory law–popularly known as House Bill 2–which banned transgender people from using the bathroom aligned with their gender identity, businesses and entertainers have been fleeing the state in droves. Well, late Thursday afternoon, we learned North Carolina suffered its biggest loss yet as a result of this bathroom […]

Donald Trump To North Carolinians: I’m Not With You If You’re Gay (WITH VIDEO)

Donald Trump To North Carolinians: I’m Not With You If You’re Gay (WITH VIDEO)

A few weeks ago, Donald Trump tried to claim the hashtag “#ImWithYou” to counter Hillary Clinton’s slogan, “I’m With Her.” #Imwithyou https://t.co/tan8BmAuR8 pic.twitter.com/5EZ7X1ZZKh — Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) June 22, 2016 The response from Hillary’s social media team? You* *offer not valid for Muslims, women, Latinos, African Americans, LGBT Americans, middle-class families … https://t.co/FTFYAyUFfp — […]

NC Mulls So-Called Fixes To Outrageous Bathroom Bill (WITH VIDEO)

NC Mulls So-Called Fixes To Outrageous Bathroom Bill (WITH VIDEO)

Back in March, North Carolina’s Republican-dominated General Assembly passed one of the most outrageously anti-gay bills in the nation. Now, in the face of unrelenting pressure, the legislature is mulling changes to the bathroom bill. WBTV in Charlotte got its hands on a draft bill crafted by the state house Republican leadership. Read it here. The draft would […]

Conservative Judaism Takes A Strong Stand For Transgender Rights

Conservative Judaism Takes A Strong Stand For Transgender Rights

Conservative Judaism just got a whole lot more inclusive thanks to a resolution by the Conservative Rabbinical Assembly. Conservative Judaism is not as strict as the Orthodox movement but is more conservative than the Reform movement. So this stance on behalf of transgenders is a big deal. The rabbis’ resolution is unequivocal and wide-ranging: “Be […]

N.C. Chamber Seems Complicit With HB2’s Passage

N.C. Chamber Seems Complicit With HB2’s Passage

Many across North Carolina had wondered why the N.C. Chamber, the largest business lobby group in the state, had not released a statement on the controversial HB2 law. Even after numerous economic losses to the state, the Chamber remained silent. Now, months after HB2’s passage, N.C. Chamber CEO Lew Ebert put out a letter detailing the Chamber’s […]

WATCH: Phil Robertson Weighs In On The Transgender Bathroom Issue

WATCH: Phil Robertson Weighs In On The Transgender Bathroom Issue

One of the biggest issues in the media right now is the “bathroom bill” in North Carolina and other states. This discriminatory law, HB2, requires transgender people to use the bathroom that corresponds with their birth gender and not the gender they identify as now. Many musical artists, companies, and other celebrities are boycotting the […]

Dan Savage Has An Amazingly Gross Way To Protest The NC Bathroom Bill

Dan Savage Has An Amazingly Gross Way To Protest The NC Bathroom Bill

Yesterday, rather than admitting he’d made a mistake and urging the state legislature to repeal the controversial anti-LGBT bathroom bill they recently passed, North Carolina Governor Pat McCrory decided to double and triple down on the matter, filing suit against the Department of Justice for their insistence that the law violates federal civil rights protections. […]

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