Nursing home tyranny law proposed, staff uses the wrong LGBT pronoun and get sued and fined.

Nursing home tyranny law proposed, staff uses the wrong LGBT pronoun and get sued and fined. Newly elected state Senator Scott Wiener (D-San Francisco) introduced a bill (SB 219) earlier this month aimed at criminalizing specific behavior within nursing homes he believes is discriminatory against those who identify as gay, lesbian, bisexual, and transgender. Refusing to use a person’s preferred pronoun, requiring identity documents from a resident who wants to use the opposite-sex bathroom, or prohibiting any sexual behavior among residents would result in a misdemeanor charge. There is no exemption for facilities operated by religious organizations, and click for more