With HB2 repeal, NCAA tournaments return to North Carolina
Transgender advocates criticized the decision, saying lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) people still face discrimination in North Carolina.
By Reuters | April 18, 2017
Trump administration drops HB2 lawsuit
The Justice Department said it dropped its lawsuit challenging the constitutionality of House Bill 2 because the North Carolina legislature had replaced it with a new law called House Bill 142.
By Reuters | April 14, 2017
Lawmakers reach deal to repeal HB2; vote scheduled for today
The compromise, struck late Wednesday between Republican lawmakers and Democratic Gov. Roy Cooper, would still forbid cities from passing transgender-friendly bathroom ordinances for at least four years.
By Reuters | March 30, 2017
As NCAA deadline looms, lawmakers in stalemate over HB2
Unless lawmakers come up with a plan to repeal House Bill 2, the NCAA says it will not let North Carolina host college sports championship events through 2022.
By Colleen Jenkins, Reuters | March 29, 2017
Poll: Americans oppose bathroom laws limiting transgender rights
The issue of transgender bathroom rights has become the latest flashpoint in the battle over lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender rights.
By Letitia Stein, Reuters | March 10, 2017
NAACP calls for boycott of North Carolina over voting, bathroom laws
Among other demands, NAACP leaders said state lawmakers need to create fair election districts that do not dilute the black vote.
By Colleen Jenkins, Reuters | February 25, 2017
North Carolina may lose more NCAA events because of HB2, lawmakers told
Unless the controversial law is repealed, the state may lose NCAA championship events for the next six years, a sports official told state lawmakers on Monday.
By Colleen Jenkins, Reuters | February 7, 2017
As the CIAA tournament prepares to return, HB2 still clouds its future in Charlotte
Until House Bill 2 is repealed, the option of moving the CIAA tournament to another state will remain in play, organizers say.
By Glenn Burkins | January 26, 2017
North Carolina’s GOP lawmakers balk at repealing HB2
North Carolina's Republican-controlled legislature rejected a bid to repeal a state law restricting bathroom access for transgender people.
By Marti Maguire, REUTERS | December 22, 2016
Website: CIAA will soon announce decision on whether to keep tournament in Charlotte
A national website owned by ESPN says that CIAA member schools would lose millions in revenue if directors vote to move the tournament.
By Glenn Burkins | September 29, 2016