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Atlanta tries to snatch NBA All-Star Game from Charlotte

A trio of Atlanta City Council members threw a little shade Charlotte's way, asking the NBA to move the 2017 All-Star Game from the North Carolina city to Atlanta over the state's new anti-gay bill signed into law last week.

Charlotte City Council approves LGBT protections

Charlotte’s city council voted 7-4 on Monday to expand local non-discrimination protections to include sexual orientation and gender identity, among other characteristics.

Charlotte tries to ease tensions over LGBT protections

More than 200 people gathered in Charlotte on Monday for a community conversation on proposed LGBT-inclusive non-discrimination ordinances rejected by city leaders last year and up for a potential vote this month.

Charlotte plots new strategy for LGBT protections

The strategy for passing a long-sought-after package of LGBT-inclusive non-discrimination ordinances in Charlotte has shifted as advocates prepare for city leaders to vote a second time on the proposal.

Charlotte eatery takes stand against LGBT bias

One Charlotte restaurant owner is taking a personal and professional stand against discrimination as the city debates a package of LGBT-inclusive non-discrimination ordinances slated for a vote on Feb. 8.
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