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Oklahoma Republican stands by comments that transgender people “have a mental illness”

A Republican lawmaker from Oklahoma who was one of the driving forces behind a bill to bar transgender student-athletes from participating in women’s sports is standing by a controversial remark he made claiming transgender people “have a mental illness.” Rep. Justin Humphrey (R-Lane), made the comment in an email exchange with a woman urging him […] The post Oklahoma Republican stands by comments that transgender people “have a mental illness” appeared first on Metro Weekly .

 

Long Island man charged with shooting into buildings and vandalizing cars of people he thought were Jewish or gay

A Long Island man has been charged with a hate crime, in addition to a host of other charges, for allegedly terrorizing people based on his perception of their religion or sexual orientation. Christopher Keller, 36, of Manorville, N.Y., has been charged in connection with several reported shootings and acts of vandalism. He faces 36 […] The post Long Island man charged with shooting into buildings and vandalizing cars of people he thought were Jewish or gay appeared first on Metro Weekly .

 

Two North Carolina men charged in hotel room slayings of two transgender women

Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police have arrested and charged two men in the fatal shootings of two transgender women in Charlotte-area hotel rooms over the past two weeks. On April 16, Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police, working with the FBI, the Union County Sheriff’s Office, and Marshville Police Department, arrested Dontarius Long and Joel Brewer and charged them in connection with […] The post Two North Carolina men charged in hotel room slayings of two transgender women appeared first on Metro Weekly .

 

Gay dating app Manhunt hacked, exposing thousands of users’ data

Manhunt said it was hacked in February, but didn't alert users that their data had potentially been stolen The post Gay dating app Manhunt hacked, exposing thousands of users’ data appeared first on Metro Weekly .

 

Arizona Republicans approve bill requiring parental permission before teaching LGBTQ content

Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey must decide whether to sign a bill requiring parental permission before broaching LGBTQ content in sex ed or history classes. The post Arizona Republicans approve bill requiring parental permission before teaching LGBTQ content appeared first on Metro Weekly .

 

Disney Parks employees can have “gender-inclusive hairstyles” in new inclusive dress code

Disney Parks announces plans to improve diversity and inclusion at Disney World, Disneyland, and others The post Disney Parks employees can have “gender-inclusive hairstyles” in new inclusive dress code appeared first on Metro Weekly .

 

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