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"Obviously, my first reaction was 'That's discrimination.'”

Julie Mabry, the owner of Pearl Bar in Houston, one of two lesbian bars in Texas, regarding her denial of insurance coverage for her business because it hosts drag shows. Mabry said that in the nearly 10 years that her bar has been in business she has never received denial due to drag. Mabry is encouraging people to contact their legislators about the state’s anti-LGBTQ+ bills. (NPR — May 19, 2023)
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