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A Tauranga local  has been refused entry to a local bar and was told by the bouncers that they don’t let “he/she’s” in.
Tauranga local told by bouncers – “He’s a she/he and we don’t let them in here’.”

in NEW ZEALAND, 06/09/2013

Tauranga bar the Bahama Hut has refused service to Jamen Staiger  a number of times of the past year reports The Bay of Plenty Times.

The 24 year old who doesn’t drink has been told by bouncers on a number of occasions that intoxication was the reason for refused entry to the bar – two weeks ago Staiger was wearing make up, heels and a dress out to town and told was told this was the reason for denied entry.

“I’d had nothing to drink that night and they said, ‘You’re drunk, get out,” says Staiger. ”Then they said it’s the way you dress. To my friends they said, ‘He’s a she/he and we don’t let them in here’.”

Staigner was diagnosed with Klinefelter’s syndrome a year ago, ”Basically you are part woman, part male, and I notice it all the time. I want to be a woman but on the other hand I want to be a guy and it’s really confusing for me,” he says.

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