updated Thu. January 18, 2024
March 3, 2018
The furor over the Peach State is reminiscent of the controversy that faced North Carolina after the passage of SB2. The bill, which was rushed through the state legislature, prohibited trans people from using facilities that match their gender identity and barred local municipalities from passing pro-LGBTÃâÃÂ ...
WRAL Tech Wire
March 3, 2018
In a letter sent to Amazon founder and top executive Jeff Bezos, the activists cite concerns about North Carolina in the wake of the so-called “bathroom bill” or HB2 was passed in 2016. That law was repealed in 2017 but not before the state was hit by business decisions such as loss of NCAA tournamentÃâÃÂ ...
March 1, 2018
“Georgia should have learned its lesson from [North] Carolina when they did the bathroom bill with all the business they lost. It was absolutely ... Savannah Mayor Eddie DeLoach said the statehouse should tread cautiously when considering legislation that could harm business. “I don't want people to getÃâÃÂ ...
Durham Herald Sun
March 1, 2018
Beginning March 1, death certificates will reflect a change intended to accommodate members of the LGBT community. On that date, North ... Under North Carolina law, a funeral director, or person acting as such who first assumes custody of a dead body, files a death certificate with the local registrar.
February 28, 2018
As she recuperated at home in Dripping Springs, Texas, she had time to reflect while watching the legislative session unfold from afar. ... “And at the same time, you have bathroom bills in places like North Carolina and Texas, and you have the [religious freedom] bills popping up,” she adds, referring to billsÃâÃÂ ...
February 20, 2018
Eleven of the 20 finalist cities for Amazon's HQ2 are in states that lack nondiscrimination laws. Although the cities themselves support LGBT rights, activists feel Amazon should avoid these states altogether. Amazon and its CEO, Jeff Bezos, have historically been active supporters of LGBT rights.
Los Angeles Times
February 19, 2018
Of the 10 states that have introduced legislation aimed at the transgender community, seven have crafted bills that are a variation of North Carolina's bathroom bill, according to the National Center for Transgender Equality. Two states, Alaska and Massachusetts, are also considering ballot initiatives thatÃâÃÂ ...
February 14, 2018
Essentially, this was discrimination under civil rights laws and North Carolina was “obligated to provide an accommodation to Magistrate Myrick,” the ruling said. The state later acknowledged it treated Gayle unfairly, and the settlement agreement makes Gayle whole by paying her the salary and retirementÃâÃÂ ...
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