North Carolina’s anti-gay “bathroom bill” has been the center of a lot of controversy this year – and The Daily Show decided to put the bill to the test.
The state’s discriminatory HB2 bill, which was passed in March, restricts transgender people from using the restroom that corresponds with their gender identity and also allows businesses to discriminate based on sexual orientation. In one segment, in order to test the law, Roy Wood, Jr. and fellow correspondent Jordan Klepper decided to rent a food truck and create a fake barbecue company called Bone Brothers Flamin’ BBQ to show what HB2 is like in action by refusing to serve gay people or anyone who they simply think might be gay in Raleigh, North Carolina.
The results proved that most people were uncomfortable with blatant discrimination, with one correspondent concluding, “Wow! That is so weird! It’s as if people don’t like arbitrary discrimination.”
Such an eye-opening segment from The Daily Show. Check out the funny clip above.
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BIVISIBILITY: These Stars Are Bisexual & Proud
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1. In 2015, Miley Cyrus revealed that she identifies as sexually fluid, telling Paper magazine, "I am literally open to every single thing that is consenting and doesn’t involve an animal and everyone is of age."
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2. Ricky Martin shocked the world when he came out as gay in 2010. The father of two once revealed, “I know that I like both men and women, I’m against sexual labels."
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3. After photos surfaced of her making out with Michelle Rodriguez, Cara Delevingne came clean about her bisexuality, saying, "It took me a long time to accept the idea, until I first fell in love with a girl at 20 and recognized that I had to accept it."
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4. Frank Ocean captivated the world with his songs about love and women. When he opened up about his experience falling in love with a guy, he garnered the attention of many more.
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5. Lady Gaga has been open about her sexuality since the beginning of her career. After naysayers claimed it was all for marketing, she said, "This is who I am and who I have always been.”
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6. After coming under fire for using the F bomb multiple times on social media, Azealia Banks defended herself, saying "I can't be homophobic. I'm bisexual."
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7. Amber Rose has never been shy about her sexuality. She even openly admitted to being in a relationship with a girl, way before her Kanye days.
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8. David Bowie was one of the most notable artists of all time, whose sexuality and gender bent all of the traditional rules.
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9. Mel B once revealed that she was in a four-year relationship with a woman before.
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10. In 2013, Zoe Saldana said that she "might end up with a woman raising my children. I’ve been attracted to the male species, but if one day I wake up and want to be with a woman, I will do that because it is my life, therefore it is my decision.”
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11. Megan Fox told Esquire Magazine once, “I have no question in my mind about being bisexual."
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12. Angelina Jolie has always been open about her bisexuality. She once told OK Magazine, “I have loved women in the past and slept with them."
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