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Amazon is saying ‘no gays, no way’ to states without LGBTQ protections, report says

By Craig Jarvis for Raleigh News & Observer The Washington Post reported Friday that Amazon has decided to limit its criteria for choosing a second headquarters to states that have laws in place to protect gay and transgender people. The Post attributed the decision to two unnamed sources. The Post also reported that Amazon representatives […]

Trans teen activist, former Homecoming king, dies in Charlotte, N.C.

Blake Brockington, a young trans activist celebrated nationwide as the first out trans homecoming king in a North Carolina high school, is being mourned after committing suicide Monday night, reports North Carolina LGBT newspaper QNotes. Brockington, an 18-year-old student at the University of North Carolina, Charlotte, became homecoming king of East Mecklenburg High School a year ago […]

North Carolina Gov. McCrory in hot seat as Apple, Google, NBA, many others denounce Anti-LGBT Law

— The New Civil Rights Movement, LLC | David Badash Whether North Carolina Republican Governor Pat McCrory‘s decision to make an example of the City of Charlotte and its nondiscrimination ordinance was the result of his own personal beliefs, or a political calculation designed to win him re-election in November, the citizens of the Tar […]