Lady Gaga, Britney Spears And Others Against Texas Bathroom Bill
Billboard reports that Lady Gaga, Alicia Keys and Jennifer Lawrence are several of over 140 celebrities who have spoken out against a Texas bill that targets transgender people. Britney Spears and Jimmy Kimmel also signed the letter, which calls the Republican-supported bill a “denial of basic human dignity.” The bill, labeled a “bathroom bill,” would require people to use bathrooms that are for the sex listed on their birth certificate. North Carolina introduced a similar law last year which caused Pearl Jam and Bruce Springsteen to cancel shows in the state. The Texas bill hasn’t had a preliminary vote but there has been mounting pressure from the public. The NFL previously suggested that Texas could be ignored for future Super Bowls if it becomes law.