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Trans advocates stage die-ins at Florida DMVs to protest rule erasing their identities

Posted on AllSides February 12th, 2024
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Dozens of trans activists and allies staged “die-ins” at DMVs across Florida on Friday morning, protesting a new rule that criminalizes correcting the gender marker on driver’s licenses in the state. Demonstrators occupied DMV offices in Miami, Orlando, Tampa, Jacksonville, Tallahassee, and Gainesville, laying on the floor with “tombstone” epitaphs that read “Killed by Ron DeSantis,” “Killed by the DMV,” and “Hate Kills,” among others. The protests were organized by a coalition that included Prism, Youth Action Fund, Equality Florida, Hope CommUnity Center, GLSEN Central Florida, and SPEKTRUM Health. “Participants...

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