Thursday, June 19, 2014

South Carolina DMV tells gender non-conforming teen he can’t take driver’s license photo with makeup

The Washington Post
Saraya Nadia McDonald
June 18, 2014

Getting your driver’s license is supposed to be a relatively happy rite of passage, but for one South Carolina teen, it turned into much more of an ordeal because he is gender non-conforming.
Chase Culpepper, 16, went to a DMV in Anderson, S.C., to get his driver’s license. He was told that he would have to remove his makeup. The DMV’s justification was that Culpepper “did not look the way a boy should,” according to WYFF News.

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