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St. Petersburg bar apologizes for ladies night snub of transgender woman

Alex Borrego, a transgender woman was bounced from a St. Petersburg bar on Ladies Night last week, reports the Tampa Bay Times:

At the door, a bouncer invited Borrego and one of her friends — a drag queen — to partake in free drinks as part of the Tavern's weekly "ladies night." But later, as the pair sipped vodka and cranberry juice from their pink cups, another bouncer approached.

"You guys don't get to participate," they were told. "Because you're dudes."

After a quick Facebook campaign to boycott Bishop Tavern and Lounge, the bar apologized and invited Borrego and her friends back.

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