Wells Fargo lights building for Transgender Day of Visibility

Wells Fargo lights building for Transgender Day of Visibility
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[Ed.– Gee is ti TDV again? Better get out and buy some gifts.]

In a show of support for LGBT North Carolinians, Wells Fargo lit up their Duke Energy Center tower, a 54-story building, in Charlotte, in the pink, white, and blue colors of the transgender pride flag last night.

The bank lit the highrise in honor of International Transgender Day of Visibility, only a week after the governor of North Carolina signed House Bill 2, a law barring transgender people from accessing public facilities like bathrooms and locker rooms that correspond with their gender identity, and eliminating all LGBT-inclusive nondiscrimination ordinances in the state.

On Thursday, the CEO of Wells Fargo, John Stumpf, joined 80 business leaders in signing a letter to Governor Pat McCrory urging him to repeal HB2, reports The Charlotte Observer. Among the major companies who signed the letter are Apple, Facebook, Google and Twitter.

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