Granted, in a polite society, we should strive to do our best to do what people request. If you call somebody “Steve” and he says, “I prefer to be called Stephen” then we do that. It would be rude to continue to call him Steve. If Jill wants to be called “Jack”, so be it.
But to say that a restaurant owner cannot require a man to wear a tie at his eatery merely because that person “identifies” as a woman is asinine. Saying said restaurant owner could be subject to fines of up to $250,000 for doing so is insane.
Transgender people have been protected via law in New York City since 2002. This appears to be nothing more than a way for people to harass business owners, employers and landlords with overly inflated claims of “discrimination.”