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  1. Zack Ford | Jun 15, 2017
    "To cement their commitment to honoring and protecting transgender people from discrimination, the AMA delegates also “called for future AMA meetings to take place, whenever possible, only in those counties, cities and states that have nondiscriminatory policies.”"  -- thinkprogress.org
    The country’s largest medical organization is protecting transgender people from ‘bathroom bills’
  2. Beth Greenfield, Senior Writer | May 17, 2016
    "While the details of the situation are disturbing — particularly in light of various transgender “bathroom bills” being debated in North Carolina and beyond — similar episodes are neither rare nor new for women seen as being on the male end of the gender spectrum. And Toms’ experience is shining a light on how such confrontations can affect women on the receiving end — as well as how the growing national frenzy around bathroom use is emboldening citizens, more than ever, to become restroom gender vigilantes."  -- yahoo.com
    Woman Harassed in Bathroom for Appearing Transgender — and She’s Not Alone
  3. Janell Ross May 18 at 7:30 AM
    "So too is the fact that Grace did so in protest against North Carolina's so-called bathroom law. Grace said she wanted to voice her opposition to what she considers North Carolina's "ridiculous law," requiring people to use public restrooms which correspond to the sex listed on their birth certificate or run the risk of criminal charges. Grace told reporters she wanted to make a point: Trans people will not live in fear."  -- washingtonpost.com
    How easy is it to change the sex on your birth certificate?
  4. Noah Michelson |  05/14/2016 08:58 am ET
    "“Maybe the issue is really not bathrooms at all,” she said. “Maybe because now gay men and lesbians can get married, and they’re no longer the whipping boys and whipping girls in this country, now maybe they’re trying to rile up people against transgender people. And it’s not right, and it’s not fair.”"  -- huffingtonpost.com
    ‘Family’ Group Member Can’t Answer Simplest Question About Trans Bathrooms
  5. Scott Gleeson, USA TODAY Sports 11:58 a.m. EDT April 27, 2016
    "“I feel like I need to be concerned for my well-being” in North Carolina, he said. “I’m not as concerned in the race. But I’m going to be in the state where I don’t feel a lot of love. There’s the hotel, a restaurant. Anything can happen. ..." --usatoday.com
    Transgender athlete Chris Mosier worries about competing in North Carolina
  6. Mitch Kellaway | March 14 2015 6:00 AM ET
    "Using #WeJustNeedToPee on social media — a hashtag that is currently going viral — trans women and men have been posting photos of themselves in the restrooms of the gender they were assigned at birth, at times adding signs to highlight how ill-fitting their presence is." --advocate.com

    Trans Folks Respond to 'Bathroom Bills' With #WeJustNeedtoPee Selfies


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