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Someone with an IP address sourcing to the House of Representatives just edited the Orange Is the New Black Wikipedia page with the telling summary of “not a woman.”

That’s right, this Congressman edited out a sentence hailing the show for including “the first ever women-in-prison narrative to be played by a real transgender woman.”  What did he replace it with?  Hate speech.

The Congressman called Cox a “man pretending to be a woman,” and linked to an offensive article by National Review Online aptly titled “Laverne Cox Is Not a Woman.”

The change has since been reversed and the IP address has been banned from editing Wikipedia for a month, but you can see the original edit he made in the link above.

The change was spotted by a Twitter bot which tweets out links any time a Congressional IP address edits Wikipedia.

Spread this like wildfire.

(articles on The A.V. Club, Yahoo, and NY Daily News)

I went to Pizza Hut for supper. After the waitress took our order, I said “thank you, ma’am.” She then proceeded to lecture me about not assuming that she is a woman just because she looks like one. And told me to not misgender her. I naturally asked to speak to her manager and I told her about what had happened. The manager thankfully comped my pizza and wings. But when the waitress returned, she brought this slip.
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