Court: Intimidation law does not protect transgender individuals

Court: Intimidation law does not protect transgender individuals

Lansing — An Michigan Court of Appeals panel ruled Tuesday that transgender people are not protected by a state law criminalizing ethnic intimidation against people based on their “race, color, religion, gender or national origin.”

What You Need to Know About Today’s LGBTQ Rights Arguments Before SCOTUS | American Civil Liberties Union

What You Need to Know About Today’s LGBTQ Rights Arguments Before SCOTUS | American Civil Liberties Union:

Today, the Supreme Court will hear arguments in three cases in which the Trump administration is urging the court to rule that it’s legal to fire workers for being LGBTQ.

A viral fake news story linked trans health care to ‘thousands’ of deaths

A viral fake news story linked trans health care to ‘thousands’ of deaths:

 

 

A recent article published by Catholic news outlet LifeSiteNews alleged that the drugs used to treat gender dysphoria in some transgender children are linked to “thousands” of deaths.

The story went viral on right-wing news websites such as the Christian Post and the Daily Wire. According to CrowdTangle, a social media metric platform, these posts — including shares by Daily Wire founder Ben Shapiro and commentator Matt Walsh — are currently some of the top performing LGBTQ-related content on Facebook and Twitter.

 
The problem is: the “thousands” of people who die while taking these drugs are likely the terminally ill cancer patients who receive hormone blockers to fight hormone-sensitive cancers, like prostate cancer, according to experts.