Press secretary Jen Psaki called the images “horrible,” but said she could not yet address what the consequences would be.
This thread has information about the person charged with indecent exposure at Wi Spa in June, doesn’t show a sexual predator. Rather it shows someone being criminalized for being unhoused, trans, and a sex worker.
Darren Agee Merager was charged Monday with five counts of indecent exposure, relating to an incident inside the Wi Spa on July 23, according to a news release issued by the Los Angeles Police Department.
Fifty-five years ago this month, a group of transgender women in the Tenderloin neighborhood of San Francisco fought back against police as they arrested patrons at Compton’s Cafeteria, a go-to hangout for temporarily avoiding the harshest harassment, discrimination and physical violence they faced on the streets. While the ultimate reason for their arrests is unknown, police frequently arrested those who dressed in clothing “opposite” to their sex, which was a crime at the time.
The union representing New York Times writers said they “aren’t budging on the issue,” but the newspaper finds it “unacceptable” that the name of a writer might not match their print archives.
Management at the New York Times is continuing to refuse requests that they change policy to allow journalists to update their published names, or bylines, on articles after they come out as transgender.
Email: Tennessee health officials ordered not to promote Immunization Awareness Month
Tennessee health department officials were ordered last week not to even acknowledge that August is National Immunization Awareness Month
Confections, a bakery in Lufkin, Texas took to Facebook when a customer canceled a large order after the company posted a photo of Pride-themed cookies to their Facebook page.
By the end of the segment, the governor was barely coherent, saying that there are only “12 kids in our state that are transgender-type kids.”
MSNBC host Stephanie Ruhle chewed out West Virginia Gov. Jim Justice (R) for signing a bill to ban transgender girls from school sports after he couldn’t even say whether there’s even one trans student competing in sports in his state.
“Sir, you have no examples of this happening,” she said as she berated the governor. “Why would you take your time to do this?”
In at least 30 states nationwide, lawmakers have introduced bills aiming to keep transgender girls and women from participating on girls’ and women’s sports teams. These type of restrictions have become a major culture war battle, with Republican lawmakers being the loudest proponents of such bills, while Democrats often oppose them.
But a new NPR/PBS NewsHour/Marist poll finds that Republican voters aren’t that enthusiastic about those proposed laws, even while they do have reservations about transgender sports participation.