North Carolina’s High Point Market is the largest furniture industry trade show in the world. But weeks before designers and retailers arrived, the state legislature passed a law on the use of bathrooms and discrimination targeted at LGBT people, sparking…
By Darlene Superville and Kevin Freking, Associated Press
LONDON -- President Barack Obama called on Friday for the overturning of a North Carolina law that requires transgender people to use public bathrooms conforming to the sex on their birth certificates and restricts protections for LGBT people.
Last month, North Carolina's lawmakers passed House Bill 2 which requires people to use the public bathroom that matches the gender on their birth certificate. How are students and school communities affected by so-called transgender "Bathroom bills"?…
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