Supporters of Ordinance 1856 in Kalamazoo, Mich. won their fight Tuesday against those looking to repeal the anti-discrimination ordinance.
The city commission passed the ordinance in June to help protect against discrimination in housing, employment and public accommodations on the basis of sexual orientation and gender identity.
The vote had a 65 percent approval, according to reports given to Advocate.com
Opponents of the ordinance said the measure gave “special rights on sexual behavior and cross dressing.” Their efforts to repeal the city ordinance stemmed mainly on cross-dressing men using women’s bathrooms.
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