Jump to content

Change
VISITORS: Your access to view photos and site information is limited as a guest.
Click here to join now


Toggle shoutbox Shoutbox Open the Shoutbox in a popup

UsernameOpti... : (02 September 2014 - 01:06 PM) Happy Birthday, MarinaV
daniaskew : (01 September 2014 - 08:24 PM) C?
Tommiebefree : (01 September 2014 - 02:53 PM) Becoming a trans  woman is the strangest and most wonderful thing that has ever happened to me
Tommiebefree : (31 August 2014 - 08:28 PM) dEAL
SwanBeing : (31 August 2014 - 07:49 PM) keep evolving, & I will too
Tommiebefree : (31 August 2014 - 04:31 AM) Thanks TJ
UsernameOpti... : (30 August 2014 - 06:39 PM) Thanks, C2P... same to you.
cross2play : (30 August 2014 - 06:34 AM) Good weekend :) Everyone!
TJDavies : (30 August 2014 - 05:26 AM) A URL is an address link.
Tommiebefree : (29 August 2014 - 11:58 PM) Hey had a session with my therapist and she felt I am much more grounded and confident and grounded in my transition
Tommiebefree : (28 August 2014 - 03:30 PM) Sorry I forgot what a URL is
TJDavies : (28 August 2014 - 02:59 AM) I love the summer :( fall is my least favorite season next to winter
BenFriday : (27 August 2014 - 09:54 PM) I just want my school to cool down so I can focus and not sleep.
Tommiebefree : (27 August 2014 - 01:19 PM) thank you
drewlee0 : (26 August 2014 - 06:55 PM) Glad! I'm not a fan of summer. I like Fall the best.
BenFriday : (26 August 2014 - 06:38 PM) FALL! I want apple cider!
Gennee : (26 August 2014 - 06:19 PM) Summer will soon be over.
Lori : (25 August 2014 - 09:25 PM) Click on Blogs in the navigation links above and you should be directed to create a blog. Alternately you can click by your name and personal avatar at the top of the page and a drop-down menu will direct you to the blogs. I already have a blog so I don't see the exact way to set it up but let me know if you have any problems and we can get you going. :)
drewlee0 : (25 August 2014 - 06:25 PM) ERM... is this how you blog?
TJDavies : (23 August 2014 - 03:39 AM) :)

“Tennessee Bathroom Bill Sponsor: ‘I Would Stomp A Mudhole’ In A Transgender Person”

Transgender Rights

  • Please log in to reply
23 replies to this topic

#1
MsBeth

MsBeth

    Moderator / News Editor

  • Moderators
  • 666 posts
  • Gender:Female
  • Interests:Art and literature ... and so, soooo much more!
Follow up from the post:

“Odious New Anti-Transgender Bill Introduced in Tennessee General Assembly”




“Much has unfolded in the day since the “Bathroom Harassment Act” was first introduced in the Tennessee legislature, a bill that would fine transgender people $50 for using bathrooms and dressing rooms.” - Zack Ford

I Would Stomp A Mudhole’ In A Transgender Person


I erg everyone to read this ~ Beth


Edit by UsernameOptional:    Email addy provided by ravynsorrow: rep.richard.floyd@capitol.tn.gov
◦ ʍǝıʌ ʇuǝɹǝɟɟıp ɐ ɯoɹɟ ǝɟıן ʇɐ ʞooן oʇ pǝǝu n sǝɯıʇǝɯos

#2
UsernameOptional

UsernameOptional

    Forum Administrator

  • Admin
  • PipPipPip
  • 3,732 posts
  • Gender:Male
  • Location:US
He probably also has a white robe and hood hanging in his closet.....
__________________

Let there be light...and blind the unenlightenable! -DML/2006

#3
tbirdgal

tbirdgal

    Advanced Member / Editor

  • Members
  • PipPipPip
  • 1,089 posts
  • Gender:Not Telling
  • Location:Currently Richmond Va.
  • Interests:writing, photography, history. archecture, service station stuff, decent coffee
I guess the gost of former North Carolina Jessie Helmes has moved into the mountians of Tennessee . I'm wondering how much of a thril some of these "Self Ritious and Loathing Legislators " feel when they spew this kind of hatred towards innocent people ? An these same people slap each other on the back in their Sunday services and say praise and halalughia!!!!!!  Yeah , what would Jesus say if he were wandering about today ?

#4
Guest_ravynsorrow_*

Guest_ravynsorrow_*
  • Guests
if i saw him id stomp a mudhole in him for being as ugly as he is.

#5
MsBeth

MsBeth

    Moderator / News Editor

  • Moderators
  • 666 posts
  • Gender:Female
  • Interests:Art and literature ... and so, soooo much more!
Pure hate and intolerance for people different then him. So very transphobic ... Hurts to think such a small mind could even be in a position of power!
◦ ʍǝıʌ ʇuǝɹǝɟɟıp ɐ ɯoɹɟ ǝɟıן ʇɐ ʞooן oʇ pǝǝu n sǝɯıʇǝɯos

#6
UsernameOptional

UsernameOptional

    Forum Administrator

  • Admin
  • PipPipPip
  • 3,732 posts
  • Gender:Male
  • Location:US
Ya know...it occurred to me this evening, that I've read several articles out of California where people are all jacked up over the laws being passed that benefit GLBT people.  Yet, oddly, I've seen no such outbursts from Tennesseans, insensed about the homophobic and transphobic laws being passed, and the straight up bigotry displayed by their politicians.

Leaves one to believe the Tennesseans are perfectly happy that such laws are going on the books.....
__________________

Let there be light...and blind the unenlightenable! -DML/2006

#7
MsBeth

MsBeth

    Moderator / News Editor

  • Moderators
  • 666 posts
  • Gender:Female
  • Interests:Art and literature ... and so, soooo much more!
Oh I have no doubt he is not alone in his small mindedness. I can hardly accept that someone can publicly bash and pose threating remarks on an entire and specific group of people while being in public office aaaaannnd still have a job on Monday! There must be a fair number of likeminded folks out that way :(

Beth
◦ ʍǝıʌ ʇuǝɹǝɟɟıp ɐ ɯoɹɟ ǝɟıן ʇɐ ʞooן oʇ pǝǝu n sǝɯıʇǝɯos

#8
MsBeth

MsBeth

    Moderator / News Editor

  • Moderators
  • 666 posts
  • Gender:Female
  • Interests:Art and literature ... and so, soooo much more!
“Tennessee State Rep Introduces Anti-Trans "Bathroom Bill," Senate Version Quickly Withdrawn”

Tennesse

“This week, Tennessee State Rep. Richard Floyd ® introduced a bill that would punish trans people with a class C misdemeanor for using a bathroom or dressing room outside of one matching the gender on their birth certificate.
However, Sen. Bo Watson ® withdrew the Senate version of the bill on Jan. 12, stating "we have more pressing issues before us," signaling that Floyd's crusade may still fail to find enough support from his own party to move the bill forward -- despite the large Republican majorities in the state House and Senate.” - Daniel Villarreal

Anti-Trans "Bathroom Bill," Senate Version Quickly Withdrawn
◦ ʍǝıʌ ʇuǝɹǝɟɟıp ɐ ɯoɹɟ ǝɟıן ʇɐ ʞooן oʇ pǝǝu n sǝɯıʇǝɯos

#9
tbirdgal

tbirdgal

    Advanced Member / Editor

  • Members
  • PipPipPip
  • 1,089 posts
  • Gender:Not Telling
  • Location:Currently Richmond Va.
  • Interests:writing, photography, history. archecture, service station stuff, decent coffee
You know , I've mentioned this before , not real publicly, but in North Carolinia , the Bathroom issue has never been addressed . However , here in dear sweet Viginia , yes , "Virginia is For Lovers , uh it's a misdemeanor punishable by 60 days and 500.00 for using the wrong gender bathroom . Funny, two hours north of Richmond , in Dee Cee, it's perfectly O K now !!!!!!  Hey, I just report what the local Talaban does ................... !

#10
PlagueBubonic

PlagueBubonic

    Advanced Member

  • Members
  • PipPipPip
  • 562 posts
  • Gender:Female
  • Location:The Other Side Of Venus >;)
  • Interests:Long walks, or hiking. Shopping!!! having fun and listening to others. Learning, gardening,cooking.
    working out and being a creature of mischief!!
Seems to me history is repeating it's self.....First Salem, Massachusetts with the witch hunts. Now Tennessee, with the transfloks hunts.
UNO said," He probably also has a white robe and hood hanging in his closet....." :lol:
I think this O'boy has more than a white sheet, and hood  in his closet??? LOL :P
More like a black uniform, and SS insignias on the of it!! ;)  
Well all one can do is love them back to life... :huh:. Maybe Mr. Richard Floyed is a little jealous..and needs to come out of his closet, and stop the HATE parad!! ^_^
Manners & Behaviour can take you where money can't, regardless who or what you are!
The Gothic Girl Said................Peace Out .......>^.^<

#11
tbirdgal

tbirdgal

    Advanced Member / Editor

  • Members
  • PipPipPip
  • 1,089 posts
  • Gender:Not Telling
  • Location:Currently Richmond Va.
  • Interests:writing, photography, history. archecture, service station stuff, decent coffee
Ms. Plague , this  "GLARING " example of us being tried , and judged is yet another example of GOVERNMENT RUNAMOK. Das right , Government . Just remember that very carefully as you cast a ballott in the Primaries this year too.

#12
MsBeth

MsBeth

    Moderator / News Editor

  • Moderators
  • 666 posts
  • Gender:Female
  • Interests:Art and literature ... and so, soooo much more!
Yep! We have to completely reject all hate and transphobic action and speech. If we can't change much of the world we simply have to not vote for any lesser evils and not even watch any Television programming and/or buy products from companies that are known for its ill treatment of transpeople, period! No grey areas ... there's enough of us that we can certainly make a difference. Its a silent voice that does get heard ... It's heard in ratings and in bottom lines and in election votes. Remember, we can make a difference, every bit helps and none of us needs to scream it in the streets. "Just don't accept the hate", turn heal on any who refuse to see its not ok to hate and marginalize us, be it friends, family or buisnesses or our elected officials ... they have to stop or we shall! No more grey!
◦ ʍǝıʌ ʇuǝɹǝɟɟıp ɐ ɯoɹɟ ǝɟıן ʇɐ ʞooן oʇ pǝǝu n sǝɯıʇǝɯos

#13
PlagueBubonic

PlagueBubonic

    Advanced Member

  • Members
  • PipPipPip
  • 562 posts
  • Gender:Female
  • Location:The Other Side Of Venus >;)
  • Interests:Long walks, or hiking. Shopping!!! having fun and listening to others. Learning, gardening,cooking.
    working out and being a creature of mischief!!
Yahoo!! my sisters I'm with you all ;)  ....Now we just need to get the rest of the community on board!! :D
Peace Out :)
Manners & Behaviour can take you where money can't, regardless who or what you are!
The Gothic Girl Said................Peace Out .......>^.^<

#14
tbirdgal

tbirdgal

    Advanced Member / Editor

  • Members
  • PipPipPip
  • 1,089 posts
  • Gender:Not Telling
  • Location:Currently Richmond Va.
  • Interests:writing, photography, history. archecture, service station stuff, decent coffee
Remember , vote early, vote often , an it's O K to write me in for any lected office ................

#15
Lori

Lori

    Administrator

  • Admin
  • PipPipPip
  • 2,395 posts
  • Gender:Transgender
  • Location:United States
  • Interests:Travel, horses, scuba diving, computers
tbirdgal for President!
If you want what you've never had, you've got to do what you've never done.





Also tagged with one or more of these keywords: Transgender, Rights

0 user(s) are reading this topic

0 members, 0 guests, 0 anonymous users