Selena Gomez

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Selena Gomez is proceeding with her upcoming concert in North Carolina.

As some of music's biggest names continue to cancel performances after the state's government passed a controversial bill known as "HB2" or the "bathroom law," the "Come and Get It" singer is explaining why she still wants to perform for fans in the area.

"I am very fortunate to have grown up in a home where I learned from an early age that everyone should be treated equally," Selena said in a statement to E! News. "I went back and forth on whether I should cancel my concert in North Carolina and ultimately I think what is right for me is to move forward with my show and donate a portion of the proceeds to Equality North Carolina and their effort to defeat this act of discrimination."

She continued, "I've been reassured the venue I will be performing in has gender neutral bathrooms as I want everyone coming to my show to be welcomed.  I feel like my generation is the most progressive one yet and believe there will be a day soon when laws like HB2 won't even be a consideration."

Selena's Revival Tour is scheduled to arrive at North Carolina's Time Warner Cable Arena this Tuesday.

Recently, North Carolina's General Assembly created and passed a bill that will block local governments within the state from enacting any anti-discrimination legislature meant to protect the LGBT community—including their right to use either bathroom based off of which gender they use to identify.

Stars including Billy Ray Cyrus, Ellen DeGeneres and Laverne Cox have spoken out against the law. Bruce Springsteen, Maroon 5 and 98 Degrees have taken things a step further by canceling their shows in the state.

"North Carolina's discriminatory HB2 law is extremely disappointing, and it takes away some of the LGBT community's most basic rights and protections," Nick Jonas and Demi Lovato said when announcing they would cancel tour stops in the state. "But we will not allow this to stop us from continuing to make progress for equality and acceptance."

The duo added, "We know the cancellation of these shows is disappointing to our fans, but we trust that you will stand united with us against this hateful law."

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