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McCrory took $500,000 earmarked for Hurricane Matthew to use against the poor

McCrory took $500,000 earmarked for Hurricane Matthew to use against the poor

Last June the North Carolina Legislature at the request of Gov Pat McCrory moved a half-million dollars from the state’s emergency fund to his office for the legal defense of HB2. They did it by passing a bill authorizing the transfer which sat on McCrory’s desk unsigned until it automatically became law. McCrory’s HB2 wasn’t just a bill […]

Wake County Sheriff Donnie Harrison threatens to pull deputies from schools

Wake County Sheriff Donnie Harrison threatens to pull deputies from schools

Wake County Sheriff Donnie Harrison has put school officials on notice after a recent incident regarding a transgender student’s right to access public accommodations. Harrison said that his officers are in a bad place since there is no clear policies in place district wide. At first glance this would seem innocent, a law enforcement officer […]

McCrory to call special session to repeal HB2, if Charlotte caves to bullying

McCrory to call special session to repeal HB2, if Charlotte caves to bullying

McCrory spokesman Josh Ellis said today in a statement that the governor would call a special session if two requisites are met: Charlotte must move first to repeal its expanded protections to lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people; and secondly, a majority of lawmakers must be in favor of repeal. “If the Charlotte City Council […]

Clinton back on the campaign trail in NC “I’m running for the LGBT Teenager”

Clinton back on the campaign trail in NC “I’m running for the LGBT Teenager”

As we all know Hillary Clinton returned to campaign after suffering from walking pneumonia this week. Clinton’s 20 minute speech Thursday at the University of North Carolina at Greensboro was greeted with cheers of support from the states’ youth. This was was significant in that she committed to help the state’s underrepresented minorities, including transgender […]

ACC joins NCAA and NBA moving Championship Games From NC over HB2

ACC joins NCAA and NBA moving Championship Games From NC over HB2

The Atlantic Coast Conference(ACC) announced Wednesday that they will move all of their championship games out of North Carolina because of HB2. This was a local response, as the ACC headquarters is in Greensboro and 4 of five charter members are from the tar heel, North Carolina, Duke, Wake Forest and North Carolina State. The […]

NBA moves the 2017 All-Star Game From Charlotte Over #HB2

NBA moves the 2017 All-Star Game From Charlotte Over #HB2

NC Gov. McCrory didn’t listen when NBA Commissioner Adam Silver warned that the 2017 All-Star Game would be moved if HB2 stood. Instead, McCrory used his moments in the spotlight to boast about how ineffectual the most vulnerable in his state were in comparison to his perceived power. He should have listened. This will cost […]

Gays For LGBTrump: Let’s Make America 8Straight Again

Gays For LGBTrump: Let’s Make America 8Straight Again

I stared at the newest form of our acronym “LGBTrump” confused about the “rump” attached to it. I mean lots of people have settled with LGBT+ for incisivity sake, but why  ‘rump’? Then suddenly in an epiphany, I realized someone had purposely sullied our LGBT acronym by adding this horses ass to the end of […]

Leaked NC bill creates transgender HB2 SRS ID cards

Leaked NC bill creates transgender HB2 SRS ID cards

A draft bill NC bill obtained by WBTV would create mandatory transgender HB2 SRS ID cards identifying those who have undergone sexual reassignment surgery and those who had not. The draft bill would also increase punishment for those using the restroom who upon demand did not present said card or were in violation. The bill […]

NC Schools Remain Trans Inclusive defying HB2, McCrory is Livid

NC Schools Remain Trans Inclusive defying HB2, McCrory is Livid

Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools and the University of North Carolina system have chosen to obey a federal directive, maintaining school transgender policy that preceded HB2. McCrory has often reminded us that he was once the mayor of Charlotte before becoming Governor, so when Charlotte announced this week that they were defying his state’s anti-transgender law it sent […]

Watch Laura Jane Grace Burn Her Birth Certificate on stage in NC

Watch Laura Jane Grace Burn Her Birth Certificate on stage in NC

Against Me! frontwoman Laura Jane Grace promised a protest of HB2 during her Saturday gig in NC, and did she ever deliver! consequences of Sound reports On Sunday night, Against Me! played their scheduled show at the Motorco Music Hall in Durham, North Carolina, where frontwoman Laura Jane Grace protested the bill by taking a lighter to her […]

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