Campus Progress reports that SEPTA, which provides bus, trolley, and metro services in Philadelphia and four other counties, is giving trans people a hard time, citing RAGE (Riders Against Gender Exclusion), a Philadelphia group.
People have to choose either a "male" or "female" pass, marked by gender stickers.
Each time you get on a bus or trolley, SEPTA employees are required to verify that your gender matches the sticker on your card.
"When we first started the campaign, we called out folks to report incidents where they had run-ins with SEPTA officials or customers over the sticker issue," says Max Ray, a member of RAGE. "We got dozens of stories and several had really clear instances where somebody felt incredibly threatened either by the driver or fellow passengers."
Sounds like SEPTA needs to clean up its act.