CHAPEL HILL, N.C. (CBS SF/AP) — The San Francisco Symphony says it has canceled two scheduled appearances next spring at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill because of a state law limiting LGBT protections.

Executive Director Brent Assink said officials had hoped the state legislation called House Bill 2 would be overturned, but because it wasn’t — and owing to travel deadlines — the symphony has canceled concerts scheduled for April 5 and 6 at UNC’s Memorial Hall.

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The North Carolina law requires transgender people to use restrooms in schools and state government buildings corresponding to the sex on their birth certificate.

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The NCAA and Atlantic Coast Conference moved their championships out of North Carolina, and the National Basketball Association moved its 2017 All-Star game out of Charlotte because of the legislation.

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