Flyleaf Books in Chapel Hill is one business that has noticed this trend.
An author visiting the store last week asked owner Jamie Fiocco to include in her introduction the fact that she seriously considered not coming to North Carolina because of the bill. Fiocco fears that there are other authors and artists out there who underwent the same deliberation, and in the end decided to bypass the state.
“That’s the kind of scary part, to not even have the opportunity to have a dialogue,” she said.
Fiocco didn’t experience any cancellations because of HB2, but it wasn’t...