California Court Strikes Down Stupid State Law Against “misgendering” Speech

A state appeals court says California violates the freedom of speech of nursing home staff members by making it a crime for them to deliberately use the wrong pronouns when referring to transgender patients. But the court upheld another section of the law requiring the homes to place transgender patients in rooms that match their gender identity, and said the state could take other steps to require staff to respect the patients’ decisions.

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