SEPTA policing gender, drag show held in protest

phoenix.swarthmore.edu – The Phoenix Staff Editorial

The Southeastern Pennsylvania Transportation Authority, or SEPTA, is not known for its modernity or outstanding customer relations, but a recent protest on Tuesday has called special attention to the company‚Äôs discriminatory treatment of transgender and queer persons. On the monthly SEPTA transportation passes known as “transpasses” or “trailpasses,” the company places stickers with the letter “M” or the letter “F” to indicate the gender of the cardholder…