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AT&T, the telecom giant headquartered in Dallas, promotes itself as a trans-friendly workplace. But it's given significant campaign contributions to politicians who've recently taken actions hostile to trans rights, including, from left, Mississippi Gov. Tate Reeves, Tennessee Gov. Bill Lee, and Arkansas Gov. Asa Hutchinson. It's not the only corporation to demonstrate a disconnect between public statements on trans rights and political giving. (Official gubernatorial photos.)