NBA Officially Capitulates to North Carolina's Bogus HB2 Repeal

Charlotte will host the 2019 NBA All-Star Game despite nobody's satisfaction with North Carolina's half-assed HB2 repeal.
Aaron Gordon

We Asked Five Artists to Design All-Gender Bathroom Signs

Print them out and use them to destigmatise your toilet.
Hugh Ryan

NBA Becomes Latest Organization to Capitulate to North Carolina's Bogus HB2 Repeal

After moving the All-Star Game out of Charlotte because of the state's hateful HB2 legislation, the NBA is lifting the ban.
Sean Newell

How Trump Will Change the Lives of Rural America's LGBTQ Youth

Experts fear his administration will only widen an already problematic divide between urban and rural America.
Jon Shadel
weak in review

Offense, Defense, And Watching Sports With Your Eyes Open: David Roth's Weak In Review

This was a bad week for people that value the rituals of reverence around sporting events more than they do the conflict that's at the heart of these games. Good.
David Roth

NCAA's Decision to Move Games from North Carolina Elicits Insane Response from State GOP Spokesperson

The NCAA pulled seven championship events from North Carolina because of the State's anti-LGBT law.
Sean Newell
NBA All Star Game

NBA Pulls All-Star Game from Charlotte Because of Discriminatory Transgender Law

After considering it for months, the NBA has pulled the All-Star Game from Charlotte because of North Carolina's HB2 legislation.
Mike Vorkunov
the vice reader

'What Belongs to You' Is a Brilliant Novel About Public Sex and the Queer Body

We caught up with the author to talk about his debut novel 'What Belongs to You' and the scary, but necessary process of writing about queer sex in America today.
R. O. Kwon

MAKE Is Fighting Against North Carolina's Bigoted HB2 Law with Doom Metal and Teamwork

With T-shirts, stickers, and an upcoming benefit show, members of North Carolina's heavy rock underground are taking a stand against hate.
Tina Haver Currin
festivals 2016

A Rave-Inspired Art Project Is Breaking Down Gender at a North Carolina Music Festival

Body Scrub, Gender, an installation at Moogfest, shows that gender is not binary—it’s a floating point number.
Allie Volpe
we saw this

Beyoncé’s North Carolina Concert Was an Amazing Missed Opportunity

While the controversial "bathroom bill" divides the state, Queen Bey missed a chance to speak for the trans community.
Allison Hussey
Breaking News

Pearl Jam Will Also Cancel Their North Carolina Show in Protest of the State's HB2 Law

The band joins Bruce Springsteen and Boston in protest of the state's controversial "bathroom law."
Noisey Staff