A Florida bathroom law faces a federal court challenge

October 5, 2023

...The lawsuit seeks to protect participants in the march and other trans and nonbinary people, said Zee Scout, an attorney with the Center for Constitutional Rights who represents the plaintiffs.

“It is farcical to believe that any trans, nonconforming, intersex person or queer person would feel safe right now, not only in the city of Orlando, but throughout the state of Florida, due to this law,” Scout said Friday during a news conference announcing the lawsuit.

The laws “are part of a three-year push by Florida legislators and elected officials to remove TGNCI (transgender, gender nonconforming and certain intersex) perspectives and TGNCI people from civil society,” the lawsuit, filed by attorneys with the Southern Legal Counsel and the Center for Constitutional Rights, said...

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