Watch: Seth Meyers Takes On Defeat of Houston Equal Rights Ordinance

By Ashley R. Lierman

In a recent segment on Late Night with Seth Meyers, the host explained the recent defeat of the broad-based Houston Equal Rights Ordinance, or HERO. The measure would have included legal protections from discrimination based on sexual orientation and gender identity as well as race, gender, and other characteristics. In his discussion, Meyers skewered the transphobic scare-mongering tactics that were used to defeat the measure, as well as taking hearty sideswipes at similar tactics by FOX News and Mike Huckabee.

Watch the segment below:


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