Transgender activists sue over Florida bathroom ban

October 8, 2023
Axios Tampa Bay

...A group of transgender and non-binary people from across the country, including an activist from Tampa Bay, are challenging a Florida law that bars transgender people from using public restrooms that align with their gender.

Driving the news: The Center for Constitutional Rights and the Gainesville-based Southern Legal Counsel filed a lawsuit Friday arguing the law is unconstitutional.

The challenge also includes a motion to temporarily block enforcement of the law during this Saturday's National March to Protect Trans Youth and Speakout for Trans Rights in Orlando.

Organizers expect 1,000 people from in and out of state to attend the protest, the complaint says, including the lawsuit's six named plaintiffs...

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October 8, 2023