Lieutenant governor Dan Patrick has been threatening Texas with the introduction of an economy-hobbling discrimination bill targeting transgender people and their access to public bathrooms since November, despite protests and reasonable data exhibiting what a terrible idea this is.
Dan Patrick, the proudly transphobic lieutenant governor of Texas, announced plans to introduce an anti-trans bathroom bill similar to North Carolina’s HB2 back in November. One part of the sweeping, ultra right-wing agenda Patrick is pushing in 2017 is his “Women’s Privacy Act,” based on what he says is a “women and…
Konni Burton, a Texas Tea Party state senator, has proposed a bill that would lawfully require school employees to out queer students to their parents, regardless of the students’ wishes.
Last week, Target announced a policy of letting trans employees and customers use the bathroom that corresponds with their gender identity. Cue the freakout!