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Fox 26 Houston's "progressive commentator" dismisses increased suicide risk of transgender people

Straus told The New Yorker's Lawrence Wright that he was "disgusted" by Texas Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick's push to convene a special session, to begin July 18, that would likely include proposals for state-wide bathroom bans that would restrict access for transgender people. Straus also added that he did not "want the suicide of a single Texan on [his] hands." Panelist Nyanza Moore, who was identified as a "progressive commentator," called Straus' statement "crazy" and "stupid." Moore also dismissed the extraordinarily high suicide rate among transgender people, saying, "I don't know if the LGBT community has gotten so pressed with him to where they have convinced him that someone will actually kill themselves if they are forced to use a gender-identified bathroom."

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