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Feb 27 2024
Chicago cop sues city for right to change his race after department allows officers to change genders
A Chicago police officer is suing the city to change his race on his official records after the department said it would allow officers to freely change their gender to match their identity. Mohammad Yusuf, 43, said in a federal civil rights lawsuit filed last week that he is looking to change from "Caucasian" as he "currently identifies as Egyptian and African American." However, the ChicagoFox News (Online News)
Apr 19 2023
Florida officials are expected on Wednesday to consider largely prohibiting classroom instruction on gender identity and sexual orientation in all grades, expanding on a law signed by Republican Governor Ron DeSantis that barred such lessons for elementary-age students. We apologize, but this video has failed to load. tap here to see other videos from our team. Try refreshing your browser, orNational Post
Apr 19 2023
[1/2] Hillsborough High School students protest a Republican-backed bill dubbed the "Don't Say Gay" that would prohibit classroom discussion of sexual orientation and gender identity, a measure Democrats denounced as being anti-LGBTQ, in Tampa, Florida, U.S., March 3, 2022. REUTERS/Octavio Jones//File Photo April 19 (Reuters) - Florida officials are expected on Wednesday to consider largelyReuters
Feb 13 2024
HONOLULU — (AP) — The death toll from the Lahaina wildfire rose to 101 on Tuesday after Maui police confirmed the identity of one new victim, a 76-year-old man.
Paul Kasprzycki of Lahaina died in the fire, Maui police said.
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Feb 12 2024
The networks each sang from the same hymnal as they covered the awful shooting at Houston’s Lakewood Church: actively excluding the trans identity of the shooter, which caused a great deal of confusion as details of the story were trickling in. Most emblematic of the news coverage is NBC Nightly News anchor Lester Holt’s introduction to Morgan Chasky’s report from Houston which, across theNewsBusters
Jun 12 2019
When Colleen Fay of Mount Rainier, Maryland, came out as transgender 12 years ago to her parish music director, she was fired from her position on the choir. She later described feeling like she was in “doctrinal limbo” because there is no universal teaching on gender from the church.
“I’m hurt by the Catholic Church every single day,” she said. “They want me and they don’t want me.”Vox
Feb 16 2024
Jackson police are investigating a homicide after a body was found at 3464 Rosemary Ave. Friday morning.
According to a press release, Precinct 1 officers responded to the scene in reference to a shooting.
The victim was later identified as 30-year-old Joshua Deonte Lindsey. He died from multiple gunshot wounds.
The news release states that residents reported hearingThe Clarion-Ledger
Aug 04 2023
In light of reports that the Florida Department of Education has told school districts that Advanced Placement Psychology classes cannot be offered in the state because they include discussions of s*xual orientation and gender identity, the College Board issued a statement Thursday urging Florida school districts not to offer such classes. The College Board, the nonprofit that regulatesCalifornia Examiner
Feb 28 2024
ACLU of Indiana responds to decision on Indiana's gender-affirming care ban On Thursday, a stay was issued by the Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals that lifts a lower court’s injunction blocking Indiana’s gender-affirming care ban. The law was set to take effect on July 1, 2023, but will now take effect immediately. The law prohibits medical providers from providing gender-affirming healthcareABC 57
Feb 28 2024
BRIDGEPORT, W.Va (WDTV) - The West Virginia House of Delegates voted in favor of House Bill 5297, which seeks to remove established exceptions in existing state code that currently allow physicians to provide gender-affirming care to minors who meet certain criteria such as being diagnosed with severe gender dysphoria, or being at-risk for self-harm. The bill will now head to the Senate forWDTV 5