Bathroom Law

Joaquín Carcaño is one of four plaintiffs in a lawsuit against House Bill 2, the controversial law that limits protections for LGBT people. He spoke at a press conference on March 30, 2017 in opposition of an HB2 compromise bill, saying it favors basketba
Rusty Jacobs / WUNC

A federal judge approved a legal settlement Tuesday affirming transgender people's right to use restrooms matching their gender identity in many North Carolina public buildings.

UK International Trade Secretary Liam Fox

LGBT advocates are criticizing the United Kingdom's decision to open a new trade office in the Triangle.

Demonstrators gathered on Franklin Street to protest House Bill 2.
Jessa O'Connor

Amid national criticism over the law that restricts anti-discrimination protection, McCrory says he's willing to "make this bill better."

Photo: Attorney General Roy Cooper
Jorge Valencia

North Carolina Attorney General Roy Cooper will not defend the state’s controversial new law that requires transgender people to use bathrooms that match their sex at birth. He said today the mandate is unconstitutional and conflicts with some state agency policies.