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By PBS NewsHour
LGBTQ activists criticized the deal, saying it was a repeal of the law in name only and would not protect lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people in the state.
By Corinne Segal
In North Carolina, lawmakers met in a special session to debate repealing HB2, the so-called “Bathroom Bill” they passed in March. The controversial law says transgender people must abide by the sex listed on their birth certificate, not their gender…
North Carolina lawmakers will meet this week to repeal the state’s controversial transgender bathroom law, Governor-elect Roy Cooper said. Cooper, a Democrat, said the state legislature would convene a special session on Tuesday on the law, known as HB2, after…
By Alison Thoet
Republican Gov. Pat McCrory has been unable to quash the firestorm over his signing of a law limiting protections for LGBT people.
By Gary D. Robertson, Associated Press
Nebraska Attorney General Doug Peterson announced on Friday that ten additional states will sue the federal government over its directive on transgender students' bathroom use.
By Omar Etman
A minor change to the controversial North Carolina state law that limits protections for LGBT workers was approved by the state legislature Friday night.
By Douglas Ray
My experience for the first 18 years of my life in Mississippi was very much limited to the company of people who looked and lived just like me. As a teacher, I’ve noticed my students are infinitely more worldly wise…
By Roben Farzad
Last month, North Carolina’s state legislature passed HB2 -- a controversial bill that requires transgender people to use the bathroom correlated with the gender on their birth certificate and excludes gay and transgender people from anti-discrimination protections. Read how two…
By Eric Grant
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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