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Fox's Erickson Dismisses Transgender People: "A Person Is Born Male or Female And That's Their Gender"

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Equality Matters
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August 7, 2013

One day after calling Texas State Senator Wendy Davis "Abortion Barbie," Fox News contributor Erick Erickson slammed transgender individuals.

In response to a pro-transgender op-ed posted on Truth-Out.org, Erickson wrote a series of tweets on August 7 stating that transgender people are mentally ill - a claim not supported by medical experts - and conflating sex with gender.