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Mar 31, 2017

‘Bathroom Bill’ Repeal: North Carolina Seeks to Move on After Very Long Year

NC State political scientist Steve Greene talks about the state's identity in the wake of the repeal of HB2. Does the compromise bill go far enough to lure back companies concerned about discrimination? 

Dec 22, 2016

Behind North Carolina’s ‘bathroom bill’ breakdown, shattered trust

North Carolina's failed attempt to repeal its bathroom bill spoke to fault lines that have been deepened by hyper-partisanship. Steven Greene, political science, featured. 

Dec 21, 2016

North Carolina Legislature Adjourns Without Repealing Transgender Bathroom Law

A bipartisan agreement to repeal North Carolina’s transgender bathroom law fell apart Wednesday, after Republican legislative leaders required a late addendum of a six-month “cooling-off” period for local policies that Democrats said was a violation of a hard-fought deal. Andrew Taylor, political science, featured. 

Oct 30, 2016

Pro-HB2 Lawmakers: Mum’s The Word

Some voters may be wondering where their legislative representatives stand today on North Carolina's House Bill Two. A direct answer may be more elusive than you think. Andy Taylor, political science, featured. 

Jul 13, 2016

A Citizen’s History of HB 2, in Progress

With her project, "NC HB2: A Citizens' History," NC State history professor Tammy Gordon wants to transcend what she sees as the limitations of social media to historians, as well as to those who want to share their experiences without being vilified in the comments section. Tammy Gordon, history, featured. 

Apr 29, 2016

HB2 Archive

People are invited to document their experiences with HB2 in a digital archive created by an historian at NC State University. The site, “NC HB2: A Citizens’ History,” allows users to submit stories, videos, images and documents, and to browse others’ submissions. Tammy Gordon, History, featured. 

Apr 26, 2016

Website Creates Digital Archive for HB2 Experiences

Citizens can share and document their experiences with North Carolina’s House Bill 2 through a new digital archive created by a North Carolina State University historian. The website, NC HB2: A Citizens’ History, allows users to submit stories, videos, images and documents related to the bill and sort through materials submitted by others. 

Apr 10, 2016

HB2 Makes North Carolina Less Safe

In an op-ed, directors of UNC system Women's and Gender Studies programs describe why they believe new state legislation (HB2) "goes far beyond ... transphobic discrimination" and creates a series of escalating problems for the people of North Carolina. Co-signed by Karey Harwood, Interdisciplinary Studies and Philosophy and Religious Studies.