If you thought HB2 was the worst anti-LGBTQ piece of legislation in the country, you are wrong — HB186 is exponentially worse.
On Saturday, and seemingly out of nowhere, McCrory unleashed a transphobic political attack, aimed squarely at Cooper and using the lives of our transgender siblings to do the dirty work of riling his rabidly anti-LGBT GOP base.
LGBT community groups in Charlotte and North Carolina are renewing their lobbying and education efforts on a package of local non-discrimination ordinances voted down by City Council in the spring.
Writer of anti-transgender “Drop the T” petition tells public not to “alter history to make you feel better,” but ends up doing exactly that.
One academic has given us much more to chew on, taking a brief historical overview of how conservatives have used bathroom politics to attack minorities for nearly a century.
Tuesday’s election results offer us a unique context now for tackling the challenges and opportunities Charlotte’s LGBT community will face in the weeks, months and years to come.
An incident of anti-transgender discrimination at Central Piedmont Community College last year is cited in a new short documentary produced in collaboration with the Chronicle of Higher Education and Campus Pride.
The onslaught of misinformation from the right is getting a boost from local outlets like WSOC — which I’ve come to dub We Stigmatize Oppressed Communities, based on their demonstrated, repeated insistence for inaccuracy and sensationalism — and, now, from Charlotte’s local Fox affiliate.
Charlotte news station WSOC must think that the lives of transgender people are good fodder for ratings. What else would explain their willingness to report on a transgender Concord doctor’s decision to affirm her gender?
Despite the attention on WSOC, other local news stations deserve some credit. Where WSOC failed so miserably, other stations were able to excel. Plus: Helpful guides for media reporting on transgender people and issues.