Learn more about HB2

What is HB2?

If you're looking to learn more about HB2, here's some useful links:

  • The Wikipedia page on HB2 includes a very detailed and well sourced account of the bill and it's history.
  • Here's the full text of the bill. You can see that this is version 4, there are 3 previous versions also available: v1, v2, and v3. Obtained via NCGA.

Stop HB2

Ok, so you've learned about HB2 and you want to stop it. You're in good company. Since HB2 came into existence, there are a lot of sites and protest movements that have sprung up around it. There many people working to stop this bill. Here's just a few of them:

Startups against HB2

HB2 is wrong — for people and business. This site is a new and growing list of small businesses who know North Carolina can do better.


North Carolinians agree: House Bill 2 must be repealed.

HRC's Amicus Brief

HRC's Amicus Brief

68 Companies Sign HRC’s Amicus Brief to Block North Carolina’s Discriminatory HB2.

The companies who signed the brief are: Accenture, Affirm, Inc., Airbnb, Inc., American Airlines, Apple, Biogen, Bloomberg LP, Boehinger Ingleheim USA, Box, Brocade Communications System, Inc., Capital One Financial Corporation, Cisco Systems, Inc., Consumer Technology Association, Corning Incorporated, Cummins Inc., Dropbox, Inc., Dupont, eBay, Inc., Etsy, Everlaw, Expedia, FiftyThree, Galxyz, Gap Inc., General Electric Company, Glassdoor, Inc., Grokker, Hilton Worldwide, Honor, IBM Corporation, IKEA North American Services, LLC, Instacart, Intel Corporation, John Hancock, Levi Strauss & Co., LinkedIn Corporation, Logitech, Marriott International, Massachusetts Mutual Life Insurance Company, Microsoft Corporation, Mitchell Gold + Bob Williams, Morgan Stanley, Nextdoor, NIKE, OppenheimerFunds, Orbitz Worldwide, PayPal, Pepo, Quotient, RBC Capital Markets, LLC, Red Hat, Replacements, Ltd., Salesforce, Slack, SV Angel LLC, Symantec Corporation, TD Bank, NA, Teespring, The Dow Chemical Company, Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc, ThirdLove, Tumblr, UnifyID, United Airlines, Inc., Williams-Sonoma, Inc., Yelp, ZestFinance, and Zynga.

Stand Against HB2

Stand Against HB2

North Carolina Musicians United for EqualityNC and QORDS. Sunday Nov 6th 2016, at Cat's Cradle, Carrboro NC.

Featuring The Love Language, The Veldt, Foxture, Henbrain, Pre-Raphaelites, Olsen Twins, My 3 Sons, Happy Abandon, Onward, Soldiers, Blue Cactus, the grand shell game, Matt Phillips & the Back Pocket, The Fabulous Knobs, Pinto, the dB's, Brett Harris, 6 String Drag, Tres Chicas, Robert Kirkland, Rod Abernethy, Ur Mom, Orlando Parker, Jr., Someone's Sister.

On Twitter, you can find the hashtags #WeAreNotThis, #RepealHB2, #HateBill2, #YallMeansAll, and many more cropping up each day.

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