The Justice Department has notified North Carolina governor Pat McCrory that his anti-transgender "bathroom bill" violates Title VII of the Civil Rights Act. The department has given McCrory until Monday to confirm that the Tar Heel State "will not comply with or implement" the law, the Charlotte Observer reports.Formally known ... More »
Meeks averaged 9.2 points and 5.9 rebounds while helping the Tar Heels reach the title game.
Yesterday, Bank of America CEO Brian Moynihan spoke out against North Carolina’s dangerous anti-LGBT law. The bank is based in the Tar Heel State. "We've been steadfast in our commitment [against] discrimination," Moynihan said at a shareholder meeting. Show More Summary
The world's eighth-largest economy looks ready to divest itself from the Tar Heel State.
We haven’t heard much about the NCAA’s investigation into alleged academic improprieties at North Carolina since last August, when the school reported two new instances of possible violations involving the Tar Heels women’s basketball and men’s soccer programs. UNC uncovered the new violations while researching its response to the Notice of Allegations handed down by […]
Justin Jackson and Kennedy Meeks, two key players from North Carolina's run to the NCAA title game earlier this month, have declared for the NBA draft. Per the Tar Heels' official athletic website, Jackson and Meeks are not hiring agents,...Show More Summary
TAR HEEL TRAVESTY: News from North Carolina, where more than 180 companies and an ever-increasing list of national Republicans are publicly opposing the discriminatory HB2. Meanwhile, McCrory, Berger and right-wing groups backing the...Show More Summary
by Sean Nelson If god isn't from North Carolina, why is the sky Tar Heel blue? Alex Garland Earlier today on their Facebook page, our friends in Tacocat made a statement about why they've decided to go ahead and play the show they (and...Show More Summary
"HB2 is hurting North Carolina's commerce" blared the headline for a Twitter "Moment" this evening which all but celebrated the left-wing corporate and political bullying of the Tar Heel State for its law overriding a Charlotte "bathroom bill."
The atmosphere in North Carolina is growing more hostile by the day. Now that LGBTQ discrimination is officially legal in the Tar Heel State, antigay terrorists have decided to kick things up a notch by burning rainbow flags outside of LGBTQ-friendly churches. After the state’s homophobic governor Pat McCrory signed HB2 into law last month, effectively [...]
After weeks of negative press, North Carolina’s anti-LGBTQ governor Pat McCrory has finally responded to the endless backlash he’s received for signing HB2, a law that effectively legalized LGBTQ discrimination in the Tar Heel State. “You know, after listening to people’s feedback for the past several weeks on this issue, I have come to the conclusion that there is a great [...]
I don't like getting involved with political debates but my new home has dragged us all into a bitter one. These past few weeks have been rough for Tar Heels who don't support discrimination. North Carolina's HB2 has led to countless boycotts and protests that will lead to huge economic fallout. Show More Summary
Billy Richardson, a Democratic state representative from North Carolina, says he was wrong to vote for HB 2, the discriminatory anti-LGBT bill that outlawed all local civil rights ordinances in the Tar Heel State. Richardson was one of 11 Democrats t… Read The post North Carolina Lawmaker: I Was Wrong to Vote for Anti-LGBT Bill appeared first on Towleroad.
First it was Lionsgate, then Springsteen. And now, we can all add everyone's favorite porn site, say it with me -- xHamster -- to the growing list of services that have removed themselves from patronage in the Tar Heel State after the passage of the Public Facilities Privacy and Security Act (House Bill 2).
XHamster.com is showing users in the Tar Heel state blank screens instead of the usual fare of videos and photos.
If this does not make your damned day I don’t know what will: There’s a new kink in North Carolina’s LGBT controversy: A popular porn website is banning all computers from “The Tar Heel State.” XHamster.com has been refusing to serve anyone from North Carolina since 12:30 p.m. EDT, Monday. Instead, users with a North […]
LGBT rights group Planting Peace is trolling North Carolina after the state passed a discriminatory bill banning all local LGBT rights ordinances. The group erected a billboard (above) in the Tar Heel State that reads, “Welcome to North Carolin… Read The post Planting Peace Trolls North Carolina with Billboard Taking Aim at Anti-LGBT Bill – LOOK appeared first on Towleroad.
For an exercise in learning compassion, a Durham, N.C. transitional kindergarten teacher had her class write letters to members of the North Carolina men’s basketball team, who lost the national championship in spectacular fashion. A...Show More Summary
There's a new kink in North Carolina's LGBT controversy: A popular porn website is banning all computers from "The Tar Heel State." XHamster.com has been refusing to serve anyone from North Carolina since 12:30 p.m. EDT, Monday. Instead,...Show More Summary
After North Carolina’s crushing loss to Villanova in the national title game, a preschool teacher at Triangle Day School decided to teach her students a lesson in compassion … by having them write cards to the UNC players. Now that is adorable (via Raleigh News & Observer):