A gay couple in England say they are petrified to leave their home after being attacked in a homophobic assault. Around 3 a.m. on May 2, Lee Trussler, 28, and his boyfriend Greg Miedzwiecki, 30, were leaving The Edge, a gay nightclub in Southhampton, England. They were holding hands and waiting for a taxi when a […] The post English Gay Couple Scared to Leave Home After Violent Assault appeared first on Metro Weekly .
In now-deleted tweet, Arizona U.S. Rep. Paul Gosar claimed the shooter was a "transsexual leftist illegal alien." The post Congressman Tweets False Claim that Texas Shooter was Transgender appeared first on Metro Weekly .
Gavin Grimm warned LGBTQ high schoolers and their allies at a Saturday town hall meeting to be vigilant about defending any progress that schools have made on LGBTQ rights. Speaking at Montgomery County Public Schools’ Pride Town Hall gathering at Bethesda’s Walter Johnson High School on Saturday, Grimm — a transgender advocate who was the […] The post Gavin Grimm Warns of Attacks on LGBTQ Rights: “Texas is All of Us” appeared first on Metro Weekly .
Indiana lawmakers have voted to override Gov. Eric Holcomb’s veto of a bill barring transgender females from competing in women’s sports teams, which will ensure the measure becomes law starting on July 1. On Tuesday, the Indiana House of Representatives voted largely along party lines, 67-28, to override the veto, with the Senate voting to […] The post Indiana Lawmakers Override Governor’s Veto of Trans Sports Ban appeared first on Metro Weekly .
An openly gay Florida high schooler who previously claimed school authorities were threatening to cut his microphone if he mentioned his sexual orientation during his graduation speech was able to deliver his preferred speech by using “curly hair” as a euphemism for “gay.” Zander Moricz, the senior class president at Pine View School in Osprey, […] The post Florida Senior Uses “Curly Hair” as Euphemism for “Gay” in Graduation Speech appeared first on Metro Weekly .
Insurance giant State Farm has abandoned a program to distribute LGBTQ-themed children’s books to teachers, community centers and libraries following public backlash and accusations that the company was condoning the “grooming” of children. For the book initiative, State Farm had agreed to partner with the GenderCool Project, an organization that promotes LGBTQ inclusion through speaking […] The post State Farm Abandons LGBTQ Book Distribution Program Following Backlash appeared first on Metro Weekly .