San Antonio Mayor Ron Nirenberg testified against the so-called “bathroom bill,” saying it “puts transgendered people in the crosshairs of discrimination,” and threatens the Texas economy.
Video: San Antonio mayor testifies against “bathroom bill," saying it harms transgender people and the economy
Written by CharlotteAnne Lucas on Jul 21 2017 - 5:14pm
Written by Texas Tribune on Mar 20 2017 - 2:02pm
by Alexa Ura, The Texas Tribune March 17, 2017 For weeks, it’s been clear that the Texas “bathroom bill” would face a less-than-friendly reception in the Texas House.
Written by Daniel Serna on Mar 17 2017 - 6:15pm
During a March 9 town hall on Senate Bill 6 (SB6) “the bathroom bill” was disrupted by audience members protesting a lack of transgender representation on the panel. If signed into Texas law, the Republican-backed measure will force people to use public restrooms matching their biological gender, rather than the gender they identify with, which would primarily affect the LGBTQ community.
Written by Texas Tribune on Mar 15 2017 - 10:34pm
by Alexa Ura, The Texas Tribune March 14, 2017 Editor's note: This story was updated on March 15 to reflect that the Senate gave the measure final approval.