An Arizona state representative is facing backlash after comparing nonbinary (neither male nor female) identities to people who’d someday identify as a chicken, Business Insider reports.
“I don’t believe that we as a society should have all of the different binaries identified,” Arizona Republican State Rep. John Fillmore said during a committee meeting in February discussing his proposed bill which would aim to limit gender identification options on state documents.
“What’s going to happen when someday someone wakes up and they want to go to a far extreme and identify as a chicken or something for crying out loud?” Fillmore continued. “Where do we draw the line?”
One mom tweeted that she was “shaking after an elected GOP state rep just compared my non-binary child to a barnyard animal.”
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