Wisconsin Transgender ‘Bathroom Bill’ Set for Public Hearing The Cap Times • November 19, 2015 A controversial bill that would regulate transgender students’ school bathroom use will be heard by the Assembly education committee on Thursday. The bill, introduced by Rep. Jesse Kremer, R-Kewaskum, and Sen. Steve Nass, R-Whitewater, would require school boards to designate school restroom
Wisconsin Committee on Education Will Hold Hearing on Anti-Transgender Legislation this Week Human Rights Campaign • November 3, 2015 This Thursday, November 5, Wisconsin’s Assembly Committee on Education will hear testimony on AB 469, a harmful bill that would prevent transgender students from using appropriate gender-segregated facilities and create liability for schools. The bill would not only conflict with federal protecti
Wisconsin Could be Next for ‘Religious Freedom’ Law Milwaukee Business News • April 20, 2015 It’s probably just a matter of time before a bill similar to Indiana’s so-called Religious Freedom Restoration Act is proposed for the Wisconsin legislative pipeline. Read more here.
Where Does ‘Religious Freedom’ Legislation Stand in Wisconsin? The Cap Times • April 2, 2015 It is unlikely that Wisconsin will see a “religious freedom” bill like Indiana’s anytime in the near future. Spokeswomen for Senate Majority Leader Scott Fitzgerald, R-Juneau, and Assembly Speaker Robin Vos, R-Rochester, said Wednesday they’re not aware of any such legislatio
Cudahy, Wisconsin Passes Nondiscrimination Ordinance Wisconsin Gazette • September 2, 2014 Cudahy became the fourth city in Wisconsin to pass fully gender-inclusive non discrimination protections. Wisconsin is one of three states that allows discrimination against transgender people in employment and housing, and one of four states that allows discrimination against transgender people in
Appleton, Wisconsin Passes Nondiscrimination Ordinance Fair Wisconsin • June 18, 2014 The City of Appleton became the third city in Wisconsin to pass fully gender-inclusive non discrimination protections. Wisconsin is one of three states that allows discrimination against transgender people in employment and housing, and one of four states that allows discrimination against transgend