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Senator Frank Artiles, Florida Bathroom Bill author, resigns after racist, sexist screed

Senator Frank Artiles, Florida Bathroom Bill author, resigns after racist, sexist screed

Florida lawmaker Frank Artiles, whose name has become synonymous with transphobia, resigned Friday in the aftermath of a racist misogynistic bar room rant on Monday. As regrettable as this is, these turn of events comes as no surprise. The LGBT community has learned that bigotry, as exhibited by Frank Artiles, is an invasive malady, not […]

Tallahassee Trans Community Protests Toxic HB 583

Tallahassee Trans Community Protests Toxic HB 583

HB 583 would outlaw trans people from using bathrooms with the threat of jail time, fines, and lawsuits. #WeJustNeedToPee Source Florida Sun News: On Tuesday, March 3, the transgender community of Tallahassee took a stand against a discriminatory bill that would criminalize the community’s public bathroom use. Trans Lives Matter Tallahassee, along with representatives from […]

Anti Transgender Bill (HB 583) has been scheduled for a vote #WeJustNeedToPee

Anti Transgender Bill (HB 583) has been scheduled for a vote #WeJustNeedToPee

**URGENT ACTION: The Transgender Discrimination Bill (HB 583) has been scheduled for a vote today. We need EVERYONE’S help to stop this dangerous bill. Please call the Representatives below and tell them to vote NO on HB 583. Opponents of LGBT equality are mobilizing around this bill and will be in the Capitol next week […]

Florida HB 583 the bill that would put Jazz Jennings in jail passes first hurdle

Florida HB 583 the bill that would put Jazz Jennings in jail passes first hurdle

The author of HB 583, Miami Rep. Frank Artiles, who allegedly punched a student in the face  in a bar fight Monday told the Tampa Bay Times his bill would prevent sexual crimes from happening. The proposal is intended to address public safety concerns that its sponsor, Rep. Frank Artiles, R-Miami, said arise from a broad […]

Florida Legislator Frank Artiles wants to put transgender youth Jazz Jennings in jail

Florida Legislator Frank Artiles wants to put transgender youth Jazz Jennings in jail

  Florida Representative Frank Artiles incensed over Miami-Dade county’s trans-inclusive human rights ordinance has submitted a bill which if passed would criminalize trans people who need to pee. Artiles is not worried if the bill he introduced last week will create problems for transgender people, he told BuzzFeed News because using the restroom is a […]