HB2

LGBTQ

This North Carolina Band Made the Most Moving Music Video of the Year

Rainbow Kitten Surprise's coming out story, "Hide," follows four New Orleans drag queens and gives a voice to marginalized LGBTQ communities in the South.
Lauren Messman
4.30.18
transgender

How a Trans Student Brought Bathroom Equality to His School

After months of activism, Vinnie Holt of Charlotte, North Carolina, successfully persuaded his school to create strong, trans-affirmative bathroom policies.
Diana Tourjée
12.20.17
nba

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
5.24.17
NCAA

NCAA President on Returning to North Carolina After HB2: State Did "Absolute Minimum"

Mark Emmert "wound up convinced the governor got as good a deal as they were going to get passed in that legislature."
Sean Newell
4.20.17
LGBTQ

We Asked Five Artists to Design All-Gender Restroom Signs

Print them out and use them to destigmatize your local bathroom.
Hugh Ryan
4.7.17
nba

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
4.7.17
NCAA

NCAA Caves on North Carolina's HB2 Repeal

The NCAA is going to lift its ban on holding events in North Carolina after the state repealed and replaced the controversial HB2.
Sean Newell
4.4.17
The VICE Morning Bulletin

The VICE Morning Bulletin

Hawaii judge extends block on Trump's travel ban, truck bomb kills 15 in Baghdad, North Carolina moves to repeal bathroom bill, and more.
VICE Staff
3.30.17
The VICE Guide to Right Now

North Carolina's 'Bathroom Bill' Could Cost the State More Than $3 Billion

The Associated Press's new analysis tallied up every major project that's been canceled in the state specifically because of HB2.
Lauren Messman
3.27.17
The VICE Guide to Right Now

Apparently No One Will Hire the Former Governor Who Signed the Transphobic Bathroom Law

"People are reluctant to hire me, because, 'Oh my gosh, he's a bigot,'" former North Carolina governor Pat McCrory said.
Eve Peyser
3.13.17
politics

The Cynical Conservative Lie Behind 'Protecting Women and Children'

From anti-trans bathroom legislation to attempts to block gay marriage, the sexist idea that we need to "protect women and children" has been trotted out again and again, but it only protects one thing: the patriarchy.
Amanda Arnold
2.23.17
LGBTQ

My Life as a Trans Woman Teaching High School in a 'Bathroom Bill' State

Because none of my coworkers or students knew I was trans, I thought I'd be immune to the effects of government-sanctioned discrimination. I was wrong—I witnessed the consequences of HB2 every day.
Aila Boyd
2.8.17
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