Anti-Transgender Discrimination with Jody Huckaby of PFLAG - 5:54
HB2 is "one of those sweeping pieces of legislation that basically states that a group of people are not eligible to be as equal as Americans as the rest of the country and the rest of the state in North Carolina."
Posted Jun 10, 2016
It is estimated that there are about 700,000 transgender individuals in America, according to a study by the Williams Institute at UCLA's School of Law. In recent months, the transgender community has had success in gaining some federal protections as advocates continue to work toward equality. A discussion with Jody Huckaby, Executive Director of PFLAG National. In reference to North Carolina's HB2 legislation, Huckaby stated, "It's one of those sweeping?pieces of legislation?that basically states?that a group of people?are not eligible to be?as equal as Americans?as the rest of the country?and the rest of the state?in North Carolina. Visit PFLAG on the web, on Facebook or follow on Twitter.
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