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Mon February 3, 2014

Utah Lawmakers Joke About Being Transgender On Twitter

State Sen. Jacob Anderegg tweeted, "The private Men's bathroom in the House office building is occupied. Strongly considering a gender identifying change to use the open Women's."

Two Utah lawmakers generated outrage on Monday after jokingly commenting about changing genders on Twitter. Monday morning State Rep. Jacob Anderegg posted to the social media site said he was "strongly considering a gender identifying change" so that he could use the women’s restroom because the men’s was occupied.

"Switching your gender identity? Just can’t keep up with you. You’re a new man! Erm…woman," said State Sen. Wayne Neiderhauser via Twitter in response to Anderegg's comment.

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