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Ted Cruz Thinks Trans People Should Only Pee At Home If They Aren’t Comfortable With “Bathroom Bills”

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Equates peeing to “imposing your lifestyle on others” Following North Carolina’s passing of HB2, the so-called “Bathroom Bill” which along with barring local and countywide officials from passing ordinances prohibiting discrimination against LGBT persons also stipulates that trans-people must use the bathroom of their “biological origin,” similarly discriminatory legislation has begun …

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Tennessee Becomes Latest State To Use “Religious Liberty” As A Justification For LGBT Discrimination

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HB 1840 allows mental health professionals to refuse service to LGBT persons based on a “sincerely held religious belief” Tennessee state lawmakers Wednesday afternoon passed HB 1840, a bill that would effectively allow mental health professionals to refuse service to anyone based on the “religious liberty” of the counselor, therapist, or …

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Mississippi Governor Phil Bryant Signs HB 1523 Into Law, Clears Way For Legalized Discrimination Of LGBT Persons

LGBT Equal Rights Activists demonstrate outside of Mississippi Governor Phil Bryant's State of the State Address

HB 1523, “Religious Liberty Accommodation Act” officially signed into law, as governor indicated he would do last week Allows state employees, corporations, individuals, healthcare providers, and nonprofit organizations to use religion as a justification for discrimination Mississippi’s governor Phil Bryant has officially signed House Bill 1523 into law Tuesday, paving …

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Transgender Woman Sues Seattle Bank Because Employees Would Not Confirm Her Identity By Phone Because Of Her Voice

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A transgender woman in Seattle has filed a civil suit against People’s Bank after repeatedly being denied service because her voice did not register as feminine enough to confirm her identity over the phone.  According to Lizzi Duff, age 70, her masculine-sounding voice is the reason the bank’s employees would …

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One transphobic Virginia lawmaker calling for “anatomical sex” to be ascertained before children use school bathrooms

Del. Mark Cole (Facebook)

Raw Story: “A bill filed by a Virginia lawmaker this week would require schools to be certain that children are using the restroom corresponding to their “correct anatomical sex.” The legislation, which would prohibit transgender students from using the bathroom matching their gender, is being sponsored by Republican Del. Mark Cole. House Bill …

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