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hunter schafer on why she's fighting for much more than bathrooms

On March 30 2017, North Carolina nominally repealed HB2, the state's so-called 'bathroom bill.' But the compromising conditions of the deal still leave the transgender community vulnerable to discrimination.
Hunter Schafer
3.31.17
Culture

this film imagines a world in which kids are bullied for being straight

i-D speaks to 'Love Is All You Need' director Kim Rocco Shields about the tragedy in Orlando, the HB2 'bathroom bill,' and why she's staging a protest screening in North Carolina tonight.
Hannah Ongley
6.16.16
Music

laura jane grace pens heartfelt essay on the decision to play in north carolina

The Against Me! front woman and vocal transgender advocate explains why the band kept its tour date in the home of the anti-trans Bathroom Bill.
Jack Sunnucks
5.26.16
Music

transgender singer laura jane grace burned her birth certificate on stage at a north carolina show

The Against Me! singer was protesting the state's anti-LGBT bathroom bill.
Wendy Syfret
5.17.16
News

beyoncé condemns north carolina’s anti-lgbt bathroom bill

As her Formation tour hits the Tar Heel state, Queen Bey adds her voice to another important rally for justice.
Hannah Ongley
5.4.16
News

nick jonas and demi lovato cancel north carolina shows over discriminatory law

They join a run of artists—including Bruce Springsteen and Ringo Starr—in calling off gigs in the state.
Isabelle Hellyer
4.26.16
News

j cole announces new album with reflective trailer

The North Carolina rapper will be exploring his roots on 2014 Forest Hills Drive
Stuart Brumfitt
11.18.14