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Indiana Lawmaker Seeks One Year Jail Penalty for Trans Restroom Users

CRIME | By John Riley | Jan 11
An Indiana lawmaker has introduced and is pushing a bill that could potentially place transgender people in jail for up to a year if they use the restroom or locker room other than the one designated for their biological sex at birth.

Sports Team Owner Gets Donation Back from Anti-LGBT Group

SPORTS | By John Riley | Nov 1
Bob McNair, the owner and CEO of the Houston Texans football team, is asking for his money back.

Fox News Faux Psychiatrist Blasts Planet Fitness for Pro-Trans Policy

While discount health club chain Planet Fitness was lauded by many this week for booting a transgender-judging gym member, morning mouthpiece Elisabeth Hasselbeck and the "intelligentsia" at Fox News have a decidedly different take on the situation.

Fox News Guest Attacks Bruce Jenner, Says Trans Detainees Shouldn't Get Hormone Treatment

A Tea Party activist used Fox News as a stage to take a swipe at Olympic gold medalist Bruce Jenner while decrying policy that grants medical treatment to transgender illegal immigrant detainees.

Sen. Cruz Criticizes Houston Over Sermon Subpeonas

NATIONAL | By Michael Graczyk | Oct 17
U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz told congregants of his home church Thursday that the city of Houston abused power by subpoenaing sermons from pastors who publicly opposed a local ordinance banning discrimination against gay and transgender residents.

Fired NY Radio Hosts Who Made Anti-Trans Comments Return

NATIONAL | By Jason St. Amand | Sep 12
The two radio hosts from Rochester, N.Y., who apologized earlier this year after they were fired for using anti-trans language on the air, are now back on the air waves.

Austin Lingerie Store Asks for Transwoman’s ID Before Service

CRIME | By Winnie McCroy | Jul 5
An Austin, Texas lingerie store is coming under fire today after being accused of humiliating and discriminating against a transgender customer.

’Cards Against Humanity’ Co-Creator: I ’Regret’ Anti-Trans Card

CORPORATE | By Jason St. Amand | Jun 25
One of the co-creator behind the hilarious popular card / drinking game "Cards Against Humanity" apologized for a transphobic card last week, saying he regrets making it.

Anti-LGBT Right Winger: Satan is Behind Laverne Cox’s Trans Advocacy

CELEBRITIES | By Jason St. Amand | Jun 18
The anti-LGBT and ultra conservative Linda Harvey of Mission America, condemned the transgender rights movement during her radio program, specifically targeting actress and trans advocate Laverne Cox who appeared on the cover of Time magazine last month.

Jenny McCarthy Deletes Anti-Transgender ’Joke’

CELEBRITIES | By Jason St. Amand | Jun 4
Actress Jenny McCarthy is under fire this week after she made what some are calling an anti-trans joke on Twitter, but quickly deleted it.

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