I think seems that right wing troublemakers in Indiana are now turning their bigoted political eyes on trans people.
Bill Would Punish Transgender People with Jail Time for Using Bathroom
Posted by Melanie Nathan, Dec 28, 2015.
New York, NY – The Transgender Legal Defense & Education Fund (TLDEF) denounces an Indiana bill singling out transgender students and adults for discrimination. Introduced by Republican state Sen. Jim Tomes, Senate Bill 35 would prohibit transgender students in public schools from using bathrooms and locker rooms that match who they are as boys and girls. It would also criminalize transgender adults’ use of bathrooms by making it a Class A misdemeanor to use a prohibited restroom, punishable by up to a year in jail and a $5,000 fine.
Here is the statement from TLDEF Executive Director Michael Silverman:
“We are outraged to see this harmful legislation introduced in Indiana, which continues to target the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender community for harsh treatment. This bill constitutes an intolerable assault on the…
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