Independent Sentinel by S. Noble
A New York Times article, written in response to the failure of HERO to pass, declared in an op-ed on November 4th that “Sometime in the near future, a transgender teenager in Texas will attempt suicide — and maybe succeed — because vilifying people for their gender identity remains politically acceptable in America.”
It was a frightening rebuke as they equated rejection of the bathroom bill with hate, bigotry and potential suicides.
The Houston Equal Rights Ordinance (HERO) which was voted down is allegedly an anti-discrimination rule, but it doesn’t grant any civil rights. It just provides a course for a discrimination complaint though there always has been a clear path through the courts and other venues. Reality dictates, however, that if a man is still physically a man[…]
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