HB 2

Stand Up for Transgender Rights

The Equality Act Is Essential in the Fight for LGBTQ Rights The Equality Act Is Essential in the Fight for LGBTQ Rights

Less than half of all states explicitly protect people against discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation.

May 5, 2017 / Michelle Chen

Opponents of North Carolina's HB2 law protest

The So-Called ‘Repeal’ of North Carolina’s Bathroom Bill Is a Terrible Deal for Civil Rights The So-Called ‘Repeal’ of North Carolina’s Bathroom Bill Is a Terrible Deal for Civil Rights

The new policy doesn’t grant anything close to fair and equal treatment under the law for transgender people.

Mar 30, 2017 / Paul Blest

HB2 protest

Trans Rights Weren’t the Only Target of North Carolina’s ‘Bathroom Bill’ Trans Rights Weren’t the Only Target of North Carolina’s ‘Bathroom Bill’

HB2 is part of a sweeping attack on local progressive power by Republican state legislatures.

Mar 31, 2017 / Cities Rising / Jimmy Tobias

Gavin Grimm

We Are Still Winning the Fight for Trans Rights We Are Still Winning the Fight for Trans Rights

The Supreme Court may have declined to hear Gavin Grimm’s case—but history is firmly on his side.

Mar 7, 2017 / Naomi Gordon-Loebl

Pat McCrory

North Carolina: A Case Study for Resistance in the Trump Era North Carolina: A Case Study for Resistance in the Trump Era

In forcing Pat McCrory out of office, we proved that we do not have to concede the battle in the South.

Dec 7, 2016 / Rev. Dr. William J. Barber II

Senator Jesse Helms

The ‘Bathroom Bill’ Is an Old Ploy That Can’t Stop Our New Movement The ‘Bathroom Bill’ Is an Old Ploy That Can’t Stop Our New Movement

North Carolina Gov. Pat McCrory and his allies are bringing back sex-panic tactics that Jesse Helms perfected decades ago.

May 23, 2016 / Rev. Dr. William J. Barber II

North Carolina’s Discriminatory Bathroom Law May Also Worsen Economic Inequality

North Carolina’s Discriminatory Bathroom Law May Also Worsen Economic Inequality North Carolina’s Discriminatory Bathroom Law May Also Worsen Economic Inequality

HB2 could prevent cities and counties from passing pro-worker policies, including minimum-wage increases and paid-family-leave laws.

May 20, 2016 / Ashe McGovern

HB2 Protest

For Students, the Fight Against ‘Bathroom Bills’ Is About Far More Than Bathrooms For Students, the Fight Against ‘Bathroom Bills’ Is About Far More Than Bathrooms

The movement for trans justice is—or can be—a movement for racial justice.

May 9, 2016 / StudentNation / Theodore Santos, Bailey McDaniel, June Beshea, and Monique Garcia

How Much More Proof Does the Supreme Court Need That Clinic Closures Restrict Abortion Access?

How Much More Proof Does the Supreme Court Need That Clinic Closures Restrict Abortion Access? How Much More Proof Does the Supreme Court Need That Clinic Closures Restrict Abortion Access?

Justice Anthony Kennedy, expected to be the swing vote in the pivotal case against Texas, suggested a lower court might need to gather more information.

Mar 2, 2016 / Zoë Carpenter

The Big Lie at the Heart of the Texas Abortion Clinic Case

The Big Lie at the Heart of the Texas Abortion Clinic Case The Big Lie at the Heart of the Texas Abortion Clinic Case

On Wednesday, the Supreme Court will hear arguments in the first significant test of abortion rights in a decade.

Mar 1, 2016 / Zoë Carpenter

x