In the eyes of the Boss, North Carolina is now part of the “Badlands.”
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One of the biggest peaks in the news cycle following the passage of North Carolina’s House Bill 2 into law has been the announcement by PayPal that the company is canceling plans to open an office in Charlotte. PayPal is not alone in cutting off cultural and economic ties to North Carolina.
North Carolina Gov. Pat McCrory and Attorney General Roy Cooper have found contention in the bathrooms and not the ballot boxes.
Joaquín Carcaño is soft-spoken. But the 27-year-old from South Texas is not ashamed of his identity.
UNC’s non-discrimination policy will be upheld despite the recent passage of House Bill 2, Felicia Washington, vice chancellor for workforce strategy, equity and engagement, told the Employee Forum Wednesday.
The Faculty Executive Committee discussed House Bill 2, which was signed into law March 23 by Gov. Pat McCrory, at its Monday meeting.
For victims of workplace discrimination, suing in state court is no longer an option under House Bill 2. Section 3.2 of the bill states that discrimination lawsuits by employees against their employers will no longer be heard in state courts across North Carolina.
Three synchronized minutes of air horn blasts at the governor’s mansion could wake Gov. Pat McCrory to opposition against House Bill 2, compelling him to reevaluate the bill.
The passing of House Bill 2 has left members of Chapel Hill government upset and unsure of what's to come.
March 31 was Transgender Day of Visibility. UNC’s Sexuality and Gender Alliance celebrated by having an event, Pronouns in the Pit.
Businesses are just as outraged.
Public outrage decrying violations of LGBT rights from House Bill 2 has been widespread, but less attention has been given to the bill’s restrictions on local minimum wage controls.
In light of the swift passing of House Bill 2, known as the Public Facilities Privacy and Security Act, the North Carolina legislature has ruled that multiple-use restroom facilities may only be occupied by those of a single “biological sex.”
Chants of “stand up, fight back” could be heard as protestors of House Bill 2 marched to the intersection of Columbia and Franklin streets Tuesday.
Chapel Hill businesses have been standing up against the controversial law House Bill 2, passed on March 23.
House Bill 2, which prevents non-discrimination ordinances in North Carolina, was signed into law March 23 by Gov. The bill caused controversy in the N.C. Senate, where Democrats walked out before the vote — allowing it to pass unanimously. Staff writer Zaynab Nasif spoke with legal experts to determine the bill’s implications on all North Carolinians.
House Bill 2 received attention nationwide for its restrictions on bathroom use and gender identity, but the law has impacts that extend beyond the stalls.
The Chapel Hill Town Council unanimously passed two resolutions on Monday, affirming the dignity of the LGBT people of Chapel Hill and requesting the N.C. legislature to repeal House Bill 2.
“I just want to go to work and live my life. This law puts me in the terrible position of either going into the women’s room where I clearly don’t belong or breaking the law,” Carcaño said in a statement. “But this is about more than bathrooms, this is about my job, my community and my ability to get safely through my day and be productive like everyone else in North Carolina.”
A new law undoing statewide anti-discrimination policies for LGBT individuals will prevent the University from allowing individuals to use the bathroom of their gender identity, requiring instead that they use the bathroom corresponding to their gender assigned at birth.
More than 300 protesters gathered in parts of downtown Raleigh today after the N.C. General Assembly passed House Bill 2 late Wednesday night — which voided LGBT non-discrimination policies statewide.
The N.C. General Assembly held a special session Wednesday on an Charlotte LGBT non-discrimination ordinance passed in February.