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Transgender Woman Ticketed for Using the Women's Restroom

2 years agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

Where do you think a transgendered woman would get ticketed for using a women's room? In Texas, of course: Parkland police cited Paula Witherspoon, whose legal name is Paul Witherspoon, for disorderly conduct on April 25. "It was definitely humiliating, degrading," she said. "I felt like I was being discriminated against."...Witherspoon said she offered to show the officer a transition letter from her doctor that states, "She is expected to use facilities consistent with her external presentation, which is female.
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