RALEIGH -- A group of North Carolina craft breweries is teaming up to make a special beer that will be sold to raise money to fight the state's new House Bill 2 law.
The News and Observer reports more than 30 breweries are taking part.
They're calling the project the Don't Be Mean to People: A Golden Rule Saison and have set up a fundraising page on generosity by Indiegogo.
Critics say the law unfairly discriminates against LGBT people.
The North Carolina law overrules LGBT anti-discrimination measures passed by local governments. It also excludes sexual orientation and gender identity from the state's anti-discrimination policy and prevents people from filing employment discrimination lawsuits in state courts.
Conservatives have championed a provision that requires transgender people to use public restrooms that match the sex on their birth certificate, saying the law protects women and children from men who would use anti-discrimination measures as a pretense to enter the wrong restroom.