Former NC Gov. Pat McCrory Suggests He's Losing Work Because of His Anti-Trans Legislation 

In a recent interview on the Christian news site WORLD’s Listening In podcast, former North Carolina Governor Pat McCrory alleged that his reputation as an anti-trans bigot has made some companies reluctant to hire him for the consulting services he is currently offering. Last year, McCrory found himself at the center…

North Carolina Lawmakers Can't Reach an Agreement on How to Repeal 'Bathroom Bill'

Late last year North Carolina lawmakers were unable to come to an agreement after a nine-hour special session intended to repeal H.B. 2, the transphobic and disgustingly discriminatory “bathroom bill.” On Tuesday, Democratic Gov. Roy Cooper came to the table with a “common-sense compromise” that no one seems to be…

NC Governor Held A Fake Q&A With Planted Staff Members So No One Would Ask Hard Questions About HB2

It’s been a bumpy year for North Carolina Governor Pat McCrory, who signed the transphobic, anti-gay, questionably legal HB2 into law and has been clumsily trying to defend it ever since. Last week, in the midst of a sweaty reelection campaign, his staff held a Q&A that supposedly featured questions from the Charlotte…

Led By New York, Cities Tell Supreme Court How Texas Abortion Laws Will Hurt Them Too 

The Supreme Court is currently considering the case of abortion provider Whole Woman’s Health, which is arguing that HB 2, Texas’ mammoth anti-abortion bill, is unconstitutional. The outcome of the case could determine abortion access for a generation, and not just in Texas. Monday evening, a group of cities including…

This Session of the Supreme Court Could Determine Abortion Access for Generations

Amy Hagstrom Miller is used to fielding frantic phone calls. She’s been working in abortion care since 1989; in 2003 she founded Whole Woman’s Health, a group of clinics in five states that provide gynecological care and abortions. In Texas, Whole Woman’s hotline is getting one particular call in particular, over and…