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250 Anti-Sexual Assault & Domestic Violence Groups Condemn “Bathroom Bills” Targeting Transgender Population

NC Governor Pat McCrory has stated he will not repeal HB2 (Photo By Al Drago/CQ Roll Call) (CQ Roll Call via AP Images)

The National Task Force to End Sexual and Domestic Violence Against Women released a statement Thursday opposing anti-transgender initiatives–such as North Carolina’s notorious HB2–because they will inevitably increase violence against transgender people rather than protect women from violence. 250+ Anti-Sexual Assault & Domestic Violence Orgs: Support Trans Community https://t.co/xI41ybQWw3 #ProtectEveryone …

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Gov. Pat McCrory Calls NY Ban On State Travel To NC “Political Theater”

Protesters held a rally on Thursday at the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Government Center in Charlotte, N.C. (Credit: Travis Dove for The New York Times)

After a long holiday weekend, advocacy groups working against anti-LGBT legislatures, including the ACLU and New York Governor Andrew Cuomo began action against North Carolina Governor Pat McCrory for signing a ban on anti-discriminatory legislation into law. On Monday, Governor Cuomo released a statement and executive order banning non-essential travel …

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N.C. House Votes To Outlaw LGBT Protections In Outrageous Move On Behalf Of Discrimination

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On Wednesday the North Carolina General Assembly approved HB2, the bill which would block local governments from passing non-discrimination measures based on sexual orientation and gender identity.  The legislation was able to clear the General Assembly in under nine hours. This comes primarily as an attack on Charlotte, which decided earlier …

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

Lizzi Duff (Q13 Fox News)

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

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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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