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Joel McHale Makes Awesome Move In Response To North Carolina's Anti-LGBT Law | The Huffington Post EDITION US عربي (Arabi) Australia Brasil Canada Deutschland España France Ελλάδα (Greece) India Italia 日本 (Japan) 한국 (Korea) Maghreb México Québec (En Francais) United Kingdom United States INFORM • INSPIRE • ENTERTAIN • EMPOWER NEWS WorldPost Highline Science Education Weird News Business TestKitchen Tech College Media POLITICS Pollster Election Results Eat the Press HuffPost Hill Candidate Confessional So That Happened ENTERTAINMENT Sports Comedy Celebrity Books Entertainment TV Arts + Culture WELLNESS Healthy Living Travel Style Taste Home Weddings Divorce Sleep GPS for the Soul WHAT'S WORKING Impact Green Good News Global Health VOICES Black Voices Latino Voices Women Fifty Religion Queer Voices Parents Teen College VIDEO ALL SECTIONS Arts + Culture Black Voices Books Business Candidate Confessional Celebrity College Comedy Crime Divorce Dolce Vita Eat the Press Education Election Results Entertainment Fifty Good News Green Healthy Living Highline Home Horoscopes HuffPost Data HuffPost Hill Impact Latino Voices Media Outspeak Parents Politics Pollster Queer Voices Religion Science Small Business So That Happened Sports Style Taste Tech Teen TestKitchen Travel TV Weddings Weird News Women WorldPost FEATURED GPS for the Soul Hawaii OWN Dr. Phil Quiet Revolution Talk to Me Don't Stress the Mess Endeavor Fearless Dreamers Generation Now Inspiration Generation Paving the Way The Power Of Humanity Sleep + Wellness What's Working: Purpose + Profit What's Working: Small Businesses QUEER VOICES Joel McHale Makes Awesome Move In Response To North Carolina's Anti-LGBT Law Joel's got our backs -- and he's putting his money where his mouth is. 04/10/2016 09:51 am ET 15k Noah Michelson Editorial Director, The Huffington Post Voices Warning: This video contains graphic language. Joel McHale doesn't find North Carolina's archaic new anti-LGBT law the least bit funny. The comedian, who appeared at the Durham Performing Arts Center in North Carolina on Friday, told the audience that he would donate “every single dime I make tonight” to the city's LGBTQ Center as a way of offering his support. "There was a moment where I wasn’t going to come tonight," McHale told the audience. "What the fuck is wrong with your government? It’s crazy! I know you guys are cool because your city council passed a resolution opposing that stupid fucking bill . ... So it was like, 'Let’s go to that place where they support the destruction of that bill.'" "I am going to donate every single dime I make tonight to the LGBTQ Center — every single dime," he continued. Towleroad notes that the "Community" and "X-Files" star also "made an impromptu LGBTQ t-shirt out of duct tape as a show of support." In recent weeks, businesses, celebrities and politicians have lashed out against HB2, which prohibits cities from passing non-discriminations laws to protect queer people and forces transgender people to use public restrooms that correspond with the gender they were assigned at birth, rather than the gender they currently identify with. PayPal scrapped a planned 400-job expansion in the state and rocker Bruce Springsteen on Friday canceled an upcoming concert in North Carolina. In a statement on his website, the musician wrote in part, “Some things are more important than a rock show and this fight against prejudice and bigotry — which is happening as I write — is one of them.” Thus far Gov. Pat McCrory (R), who signed the legislation on March 23 , has dismissed the backlash to the law as " political correctness gone amuck. ” Also on HuffPost More: Joel Mchale North Carolina Hb2 Joel Mchale Hb2 Joel Mchale Suggest a correction 152 Comments Close SUBSCRIBE AND FOLLOW Get top stories and blog posts emailed to me each day. Newsletters may offer personalized content or advertisements. Learn more 363 K 260 K 456 K Podcast Add us on Snapchat Joel McHale Makes Awesome Move In Response To North Carolina's Anti-LGBT Law NEW! HIGHLIGHT AND SHARE Highlight text to share via Facebook and Twitter CURATED FOR YOU Generated from related, personalized and trending articles. View your news homepage. CONVERSATIONS Advertise RSS Careers FAQ User Agreement Privacy Comment Policy About Us About Our Ads Contact Us Archive Copyright © 2016 TheHuffingtonPost.com, Inc.    "The Huffington Post" is a registered trademark of TheHuffingtonPost.com, Inc. All rights reserved. Part of HuffPost MultiCultural