We strongly oppose discrimination in all forms, and believe that the rights of LGBTQ individuals should be protected. As such, we stand in unison with the business leaders around the country urging the repeal of North Carolina House Bill 2 (HB2). Not only does this legislation undermine basic human rights, it is also damaging to businesses and their employees in the state of North Carolina. 23andMe is an open and inclusive environment and this new law in North Carolina runs counter to our core beliefs. HB2 in no way reflects the values of our company, nor our country, and should be repealed.
Our CEO, Anne Wojcicki, along with nearly 200 other business leaders have signed a letter urging the repeal of HB2, along with letters related to similar legislation in Mississippi, Tennessee and Missouri: