Tag: Bathroom Bill

Celebs ‘Love’ Texas But Hate ‘Bathroom Bill’

Lady Gaga, Lena Dunham, George Takei, Gloria Steinem, and Whoopi Goldberg were among the 100-plus outspoken entertainers and personalities to send a Valentine’s Day card to Texas leaders, saying they love the Lone Star State and its people, but not the proposed “bathroom bill.”

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NCAA, Big 12 Keeps Watchful Eye on Texas Bathroom Bill

Texas is one of a list of states looking to institute their own transgender bathroom restrictions, quite regardless of the guff North Carolina took for its own bill last year. Predictably, just as it did against North Carolina, the NCAA and the Big 12 Conference look to act against Texas over the law.

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Another Texas City Says Men are Welcome in Women’s Bathrooms

The Dallas City Council voted unanimously to slip “gender identity” transgender specific language into an existing LGBT anti-discrimination ordinance on Tuesday. Councilman Philip Kingston insist the changes are not a “bathroom bill,” even though the verbiage is alarmingly similar to the Houston equal rights ordinance that, less than a week ago, voters resoundingly rejected.

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Bay State Dems: Let Transgender Men Into Ladies’ Rooms

Access by “transitioning” men to women’s bathrooms and locker rooms is a fundamental human right, transgender advocates argued this week at a State House hearing on expanded transgender legislation – the “bathroom bill,” as it is called.