North Carolina

Report from North Carolina on the HB2 Bathroom Bill

Simon Phillips-Hughes | Posted 24.05.2016 | UK Politics
Simon Phillips-Hughes

Echoing history, this month the US Attorney General filed a federal civil rights lawsuit against North Carolina alleging that HB2, which requires indi...

US Progresses on Trans Rights While the UK Falls Behind

Aimee Challenor | Posted 11.05.2016 | UK Politics
Aimee Challenor

I hope that Nicky Morgan will publish the Government's response soon, Transphobia is not inevitable, nor is it unbeatable, we need our legal rights. We need to continue working with trans activists and allies to continue the fight for real equality.

Why North Carolina's LGBT Law Is Invalid

Rain Dove | Posted 28.04.2016 | UK Politics
Rain Dove

As of today, this minute, this very second that you read this, the discriminatory "bathroom" part of the bill can't be upheld! Here's why North Carolina's HB2 Law is NOT VALID.

PayPal Is Pulling Out of North Carolina For Its Anti-LGBT Laws. More Companies Should Show Such Courage

Lee Williscroft-Ferris | Posted 07.04.2016 | UK
Lee Williscroft-Ferris

PayPal's decision to abandon plans for a brand new $3.6m global operation centre in North Carolina is bad news for the state's economy. With 400 potential jobs and a significant boost to local wages at stake, PayPal's move is symbolic of the battle-lines being redrawn in the fight for full LGBTQ+ equality.

Flying Could Be About To Get A Lot Quieter

The Huffington Post UK | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 28.04.2015 | UK Tech

Aeroplanes are noisy, there are no two ways about it. Over long periods the sound can become oppressive - it's precisely the reason that noise-cancell...

Don't Fire Lasers At A UFO

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 24.03.2015 | UK Tech

If you spot a UFO what's the first thing you do? You try and film it, obviously. What's the second thing you do? Well you try and get someone to come ...

Chapel Hill Victim's Father Blames Anti-Muslim Rhetoric In The Media

AP/The Huffington Post | Paul Vale | Posted 12.02.2015 | UK

SEE ALSO: Chapel Hill Shooting Victim Fundraised For Syrian Refugees And Helped The HomelessChapel Hill Muslim Students Murdered 'Over Parking Disput...

Swarm Of Sharks Invade Beach

The Huffington Post UK | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 17.10.2014 | UK Tech

It's difficult to think of anything scarier. You're just out fishing on the beach when you start to realise there are fins popping up all along the wa...

Toddler Shoots Three-Year-Old Girl

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 28.11.2013 | UK

A mother has been arrested after her toddler shot a three-year-old girl, after they were allegedly left to play in the room alone with a .22 calibre r...

Still Dreaming of Beachfront Living

Daley James Francis | Posted 17.10.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Daley James Francis

My best friend and I were studying Leisure and Tourism at college back in '98, and all we ever used to talk about was getting a group of us to buy a beachfront property when we'd all "made it" and we'd meet up there every year for a vacation. It was a pretty nice pipe dream and it never happened.

Why You Should Not Think Twice About Studying Abroad

Lauren Clark | Posted 22.09.2013 | UK Universities & Education
Lauren Clark

I learnt a lot about America and admire a lot of things about its people. Honesty in the United States is very much the favoured policy, and they are almost comically, but endearingly, patriotic.

Smoky Mountains and Log Cabins

Mike Gerrard | Posted 09.06.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Mike Gerrard

What's the most visited National Park in the United States? The Grand Canyon, Yosemite, Yellowstone? No, it's the Great Smoky Mountains National Park, which attracts over 9million visitors a year. It's a shame those acres aren't as well-known outside the USA...

WATCH: Dancing Traffic Cop Entertains Drivers

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 06.09.2012 | UK Comedy

Know what, folks? There's very little we like more in life than stumbling across a dancing police officer. And there seem to have been a few of them o...

Outrage Over 'Pornographic' Yearbook Photo

Posted 25.05.2012 | UK Universities & Education

Parents at a US High school have expressed outrage after a photo of a girl appearing to expose her genitals was published in a high school year book. ...

WATCH: 'The Daily Show' Responds To Same-Sex Marriage Ban

Comedy Central UK | Posted 10.05.2012 | UK Comedy

VIDEO: North Carolina takes a step towards equality, since many opposite-sex couples will now enjoy the same lack of rights same-sex couples have alwa...

Man Films Giant Shark On Phone

Huffington Post UK | Michael Rundle | Posted 01.02.2012 | UK

If you're sitting in a small fishing boat and see the toothy grin of an 18-foot great white shark looming in the water, then to our mind there is only...