Displaying items by tag: anti LGBTQ laws
As you already know, there is a wave of hatred against transgender people that has spread across the American states with anti-trans laws.
After approving a measure in March that prevented trans children from playing sports on teams that reflect their true gender, Tennessee lawmakers have once again approved an anti-LGBTQ bill.
Just like in other American states I talked about in the last few weeks, Arkansas and North Carolina, for example, Texas legislators are considering a whole group of anti-LGBTQ bills. Except that in Texas, 41 companies including Amazon, American Airlines, Apple, Dell Technologies, Facebook, IBM, Levi Strauss, Marriott International, Microsoft, and Silicon Labs, who are either based in the state or do business there, have just teamed up to ask lawmakers to cut the crap.
I’ve been telling you a lot lately about what’s happening in Poland, about the anti-LGBTQ stances, about the so-called “free of LGBTQ” zones, about the sanctions taken by the European Union, and about the so-called “LGBTQ Freedom Zone”, but today I’d like to show you the concrete consequences of the resolution of the so-called “LGBTQ-free zones” because you’d think that nothing would happen to those municipalities who signed this resolution.
Well, think again, it hits home, and it hurts, as the mayor of Krasnik, Wojciech Wilk, found out.