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Anchorage, Alaska, Voters Reject Anti-Transgender Bathroom Bill

posted on April 9, 2018

Vox’s German Lopez reports that Anchorage, Alaska, voted on Friday against a proposition that would have required individuals in public spaces to use the bathroom according to their gender assigned at birth. Advocates for the bill had argued that it would prevent sexual assault. Lopez writes, “There’s also no evidence that nondiscrimination laws — and other policies that let trans people use the bathroom for their gender identity — lead to sexual assault in bathrooms and locker rooms.”

Read at Vox