I have previously written about Transgender Healthcare in Texas (or the lack thereof) and the Hardships of a Transgender Person in Texas, and yet again I am here writing more about the issue. I will continue upon those stories as more and more things happen to LGBT individuals every day.
While the potential threat of violence in Texas against a transgender woman is significant, there are many other concerns for transgenders in the state of Texas that they inevitably face every day. I will explain some of these, and if you will bear with me. I would like the public to comprehend the hardships that the LGBT community, especially Transgenders face every day.
I will start with the most pressing issue of an LGBT or transgender person’s pain: acceptance.
Discrimination, bullying and hate speech, while hurtful and illegal in most states, is being allowed by 1st Amendment rights in a thin line on air and in print!
Please, before anyone gets offended or hurt by my statements, I am not against the First Amendment. I fully support the right to free speech, but while we have the right to free speech, there is a thin line on what people say that crosses that line into hate speech and bigotry, and bullying.
A Snyder Texas LGBT activist, actress, and transgender small business owner has put her bid in for election in 2020. Addison “Addy” Perry-Franks has announced that she is running for District 83 of the Texas House of Representatives. She wants to make a difference for her district, the State of Texas and for the USA. Her slogan “Let’s put the US back in the USA,” stand for equality, and people standing together to support equal rights for LGBT, minorities, people from all religions and nationalities.
I am a 38 year old transgender female, here in Snyder, Texas, I have been shopping at this store on College Avenue ever since it was built on the old west2go property, and have had no issue
But today, I went in the store to get my everyday usual, a 44 oz fountain drink. and after I fixed my drink, I placed it on the counter and went around the corner to the restroom–the ladies room.
Written and directed by new film maker Addison Dawn Perry Franks and created by Danni Perry Franks, Equally Friends (2020) is a new age short film on the struggles of the LGBT community, especially transgender and gender-fluid individuals.