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By GlennOaks Media | January 5, 2018

What’s happening, Charlotte: Fight Night, Charlotte Pride, Rock the Curves & More

Where to watch the fight in Charlotte plus 18 other things to do this weekend.
By Michaela Duckett | August 24, 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

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Unless the controversial law is repealed, the state may lose NCAA championship events for the next six years, a sports official told state lawmakers on Monday.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Until House Bill 2 is repealed, the option of moving the CIAA tournament to another state will remain in play, organizers say.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

CIAA should move its popular tournament in opposition to HB2

As North Carolina debates the future of HB2 and the very real issue of gender dysphoria, the CIAA must position itself squarely on the proper side of history.
By Glenn Burkins | September 16, 2016

South Africa bans U.S. pastor over anti-gay views

South African gay and lesbian groups collected more than 60,000 signatures opposing a visit by Pastor Steven Anderson of the Faithful Word Baptist Church in Arizona .
By Glenn Burkins | September 14, 2016