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Tennessee Anti-trans Bathroom Bill Gains Dubious Distinction as “The State That Likes to Hate”

January 15, 2012 ·

Trans men and women around the world reacted in horror yesterday to a proposal tabled before the Tennessee General Assembly to criminalise anyone who used changing or rest room facilities that did not match the gender stated on their birth certificate. The proposed legislation (HB2279/SB2282), instantly dubbed the “police the potty” bill by Jonathan Cole of the Tennessee Equality Project, was introduced in the Senate and House of Representatives by Chattanooga Republicans Senator Bo Watson and Rep. Richard Floyd –… Read more.