Pat McCrory rushed to sign HB 2 creating the danger of losing massive federal funding and on his Facebook page now claims to be the hero because the President sensibly doesn't pull funding while the DOJ defeats McCrory in court, while unlike McCrory the President doesn't throw the people of North Carolina under the bus. This seems a classic case of Munchausen by Proxy to me. McCrory deliberately hurts what he's been entrusted to guard and then pretends to come to the rescue.
After Gov. McCrory hastily signed it, North Carolina's House Bill 2 has received considerable news coverage because of the message it sends to the LGBT community and to those who care about them. Surprisingly, however, there seems much less talk about the way the legislation targets the rest of the state as well.
"These White Gay Guys Are Coming to Take All Our Jobs." Workplace Discrimination in the Mayor's Office
James Felton Keith went back to his hometown of Detroit to help rebuild the city after it went bankrupt. On his first day working in the new mayor's office, a colleague was giving him a tour of the office when two gay men walked by and were introduced. After they left, James was shocked at what he heard from his colleague:
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I'd like to focus on the bigger picture and examine why, regardless of anti-discrimination legislative changes, LGBTQ employment discrimination will remain economically divisive, socially permissible and unfortunately commonplace. I'd also like to point out how vital it is to get allies to recognize this issue as a valid and ongoing struggle.