It’s been less than a week since 10 students were killed and another 13 were injured by a 17-year-old gunman in a mass shooting at Santa Fe High School, near Houston, Texas, and state officials are scrambling to avoid saying literally anything meaningful about gun control.
Lieutenant governor Dan Patrick has been threatening Texas with the introduction of an economy-hobbling discrimination bill targeting transgender people and their access to public bathrooms since November, despite protests and reasonable data exhibiting what a terrible idea this is.
Dan Patrick, the proudly transphobic lieutenant governor of Texas, announced plans to introduce an anti-trans bathroom bill similar to North Carolina’s HB2 back in November. One part of the sweeping, ultra right-wing agenda Patrick is pushing in 2017 is his “Women’s Privacy Act,” based on what he says is a “women and…
Konni Burton, a Texas Tea Party state senator, has proposed a bill that would lawfully require school employees to out queer students to their parents, regardless of the students’ wishes.
Last week, Target announced a policy of letting trans employees and customers use the bathroom that corresponds with their gender identity. Cue the freakout!
Naomi Watts and Liev Schreiber are reportedly going through a "rough patch" due to ego problems: