Dallas Expands Anti-Discrimination Protections To Include Transgender People

Finally, some good news out of Texas!

From Advocate:

Exactly one week after anti-LGBT forces defeated an equal rights ordinance in Houston, the city council of Dallas showed that bigotry doesn't have to be bigger in Texas, by voting unanimously to expand the big city's antidiscrimination protections.

The amendment passed Tuesday morning, according to Dallas TV station KDFW, clearly defines the rights of transgender people by adding language to the city’s existing ordinance, explicitly banning discrimination on the basis of gender identity for anyone living and working in Dallas. 

“We want to make sure everyone is protected,” Dallas Mayor Mike Rawlings told KDFW. 

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