Iowa Judge Rules In Favor Of Transwoman and Against Bathroom Deputy

Jodie Jones complied with a Deputy’s order to leave the ladies room in 2011. Ms. Jones tried to explain to the deputy that transgender people are covered in Iowa by state law in public accomidations but much to her astonishment and dismay was told by the dupety ‘she didn’t care about the law’.

Thirteen states (California, Colorado, Hawaii, Illinois, Iowa, Maine, Minnesota, New Jersey, New Mexico, Oregon, Rhode Island, Vermont, and Washington) and the District of Columbia protect transgender people from discrimination in public accommodations. NCLR

Jones will sue if a public apology and settlement isn’t obtained. It’s a fairly safe bet law enforcement in Iowa is refreshing their knowledge of that law today.

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Kelli Busey an outspoken gonzo style journalist has been writing since 2007. In 2008, she brought the Dallas Advocate on-line and has articles published by the Reconciling Ministries Network, The Transsexual Menace, The Daily Kos, Frock Magazine the TransAdvocate, the Dallas Voice and The Advocate. Kelli, an avid runner is editor in chief at Planet Transgender which she founded in 2007.

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