Blair Durkee, a transgender advocate, is calling on Senator Bright, the sponsor of S 1203 in South Carolina, to meet with her and others.
It's believed Senator Bright missed the deadline as a strategy to avoid putting it to a vote in the Senate General Committee, where it was expected to lose.
While LGBT opponents try to sneak anti-trans bill S1203 through the Senate General Subcommittee without a public vote, South Carolina businesses are standing up against LGBT discrimination
"America will not tolerate discrimination against the LGBT community nor will it put transgender people in danger without making the states that passed these laws pay economically."
Tomorrow, South Carolina SB 1203 will head to hearing within the state senate. This bill comes following similar discriminatory bills being passed in North Carolina and Mississippi, among others.
GLAAD interviews Britney Nesbit, a student at The Medical University of South Carolina, working to make healthcare a safer space for LGBT individuals.
GLAAD was in South Carolina June 15-16, for the Southern Stories Summer Tour. From some of the people we met on the tour, GLAAD is proud to introduce you to six people who are accelerating acceptance in the Palmetto State.
GLAAD embarked on the Southern Stories Summer Tour on June 12th, traveling through Tennessee, Alabama, Mississippi, F