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I don’t know what to say.  Forcing someone who identifies female (and whose friends and teammates identify her as female) into a men’s room is a cruel humiliation.  How far behind is Houston?  Go back and see episodes of My So-Called Life when Claire Danes, now a grown-up award winner as Carrie on Homeland, was just a high school kid with a transgender BFF.  This is what sexism looks like.

Tuesday November 3, 2015

Pat Sullivan/Associated Press

Houston voters struck down a non-discrimination ballot measure Tuesday, delivering a blow to the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender rights movement that had campaigned heavily for passage.

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I ran across this graphic on Facebook yesterday.

Yep, ma’am.  You can bring your gun in, but not those maxi-pads!

There has been a great deal of news coverage the past week of the Zimmerman trial, and , to some extent, that has reduced the degree to which this story has been covered.  Here is a report, published by Jessica Luther,  from the Texas Senate Gallery.  Just thought you should know.

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My friend, Nancy Flores, is in the gallery for the Senate debate on HB2 and is updating her personal Facebook page. And it’s wonderful. So, with her permission, I’m going to post her FB posts here:

(started around 2pm…all words after this are Nancy’s):

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