Hundreds Sign Up to Protest Bathroom Bill at ‘queer Dance Freakout' Outside Texas Governor's Mansion

AUSTIN — Forget Oilcan Harry's or the Round-Up. This week, the hottest queer dance party in Texas likely won't be on Fourth Street or in Oak Lawn, but outside Gov. Greg Abbott's window.More than 350 people have signed up to "ride the beat" outside the governor's mansion in Austin to protest the transgender bathroom bill and other legislation activists say is harmful to LGBT Texans."We say NO to marriage equality limitations. We say NO to old men saying what we can and cannot do," according to the Facebook event description. "We say NO to anti-transgender bathroom bills. We say YES to shaking our asses. We say YES to the freedoms of the body."  Continue reading...

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