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Only in America: Discount discrimination

A Florida bar denies transgender customers a Ladies Night discount — and more in our collection of strange revelations about the nation

A Florida bar denied transgender customers discount drinks on Ladies Night. Alex Borrego, who was born male, says she and three transgender friends were told by a bouncer at a St. Petersburg bar that they didn't qualify for Ladies Night "because you're dudes." The bar has since apologized, vowing to be a "premier nightlife destination for everyone."