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Cirque du Soleil joins boycott of North Carolina over transgender bathroom law

Cirque du Soleil joins boycott of North Carolina over transgender bathroom law

Cirque du Soleil has joined Bruce Springsteen, Ringo Starr, Bryan Adams and others in boycotting North Carolina over the state's controversial "bathroom" law that would affect transgender people.

The Montreal company famous for its colorful, acrobatic extravaganzas said Friday that it is canceling upcoming performances of "Ovo" in Greensboro and Charlotte, as well as "Toruk" -- its new "Avatar"-themed spectacular -- in Raleigh.

"Cirque du Soleil believes in equality for all," the company said in a release. "It is a principle that guides us with both our employees and our customers. We behave as change...

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