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NC governor signs bill stopping anti-discrimination rules

Democrats in the North Carolina Senate walked out rather than debate legislation aimed at blocking a Charlotte ordinance protecting transgender people from discrimination.

NC lawmakers return on Charlotte transgender act

The North Carolina General Assembly is returning Wednesday to take up legislation that would attempt to override Charlotte's non-discrimination ordinance.

Opponents of Charlotte ordinance call for special session

A group of parents, teenagers and businessmen is calling on Gov. Pat McCrory to immediately convene a special session of the General Assembly to address Charlotte's new non-discrimination ordinance.

Opponents of Charlotte ordinance schedule news conference

A group opposed to Charlotte's new non-discrimination ordinance is holding a news conference to urge the General Assembly to use a special session to overturn the measure.

Caitlyn Jenner partners with MAC on lipstick

Caitlyn Jenner is partnering with MAC Cosmetics on a limited-edition lipstick she helped create to benefit the company's effort to improve the lives of transgender people.

Governor wants transgender restroom rule blocked

Gov. Pat McCrory wants North Carolina's legislature to prevent Charlotte and any other local government in the state from making regulations allowing transgender people to use restrooms or locker rooms that correspond to their gender identity.

The Latest: Council votes to expand ordinance to LGBT people

The Charlotte City Council has voted to adopt expansion of its nondiscrimination ordinance, setting up a showdown with North Carolina lawmakers after Gov. Pat McCrory deemed the measure a threat to public safety.

Charlotte proposal stokes debate over transgender rights

North Carolina's largest city may pass a law allowing transgender people to choose public bathrooms that correspond to their gender identity, prompting the governor to call the measure a threat to public safety and warn that the General Assembly may step in.

School lifts ban on clubs after questions over LGBT group

The board of directors of a Rutherford County public charter school has reversed its ban on student-led clubs, two weeks after complaints about a newly formed Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender group.

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