North Carolina May Never See a Celebrity Again

North Carolina May Never See a Celebrity Again

From entertainers like Bruce Springsteen to production studios like Lionsgate, Hollywood has promised to boycott North Carolina in light of its discriminatory HB 2 law.”> When it comes to fighting anti-LGBT legislation in North Carolina and Mississippi, the entertainment industry has been running laps around sports leagues and putting corporate America to shame. Yes, PayPal withdrew 400 planned jobs from the Tar Heel State in response to HB 2, which banned local LGBT nondiscrimination ordinances and required transgender people to use public bathrooms matching their birth certificates, but most major…

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Bruce Springsteen Cancels North Carolina Concert Over Anti-LGBT Law

Bruce Springsteen Cancels North Carolina Concert Over Anti-LGBT Law

North Carolina’s controversial new anti-LGBT law doesn’t sit well with Bruce Springsteen.  The Boss, 66, has been thrilling audiences across the country on The River Tour with his E Street Band since the start of the year. Although he and his bandmates had been slated to perform at the Greensboro Coliseum on April 10, Springsteen announced Friday that he was canceling the show following North Carolina’s passage of House Bill 2, or HB2, last month.  Springsteen blasted the new legislation, which Gov. Pat McCrory signed into law March 23, in a…

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