Friday, January 19, 2024

'Anti-trans bill passes SC house. Heads to the state Senate' & other Fri midday news briefs

Lawmakers in South Carolina approve ban on gender-affirming care for trans minors - What's even more galling about the bill passing was the process. It was insultingly formulaic. Over 40 parents, medical professionals, young adults, and children showed up to speak against the bill. The vast majority - if not all of them - were South Carolinians. The only person testifying in favor of it was a lawyer with the Alliance Defending Freedom who didn't even bother to show up. He testified on video. The bill now goes to the Senate.

Libs of TikTok leads vitriolic backlash against RuPaul’s latest Emmy win - Meanwhile, RuPaul is polishing his 14 Emmys and cashing his checks while asking "who is this white girl?"