transgender inmate

New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio announced a new policy that will house male transgender criminals in jails that align with the gender they claim to be. That means violent male criminals will now be housed with vulnerable women in NYC jails.

All a male criminal has to say be be housed with women is he has a “female gender identity.”

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Iranian team

Iranian soccer officials are accused of taking advantage of a sports policy allowing biological men to play on women’s teams if they believe they are women trapped in men’s bodies. The International Olympic Committee announced a policy allowing men to participate in Olympic events without undergoing sex change procedures.

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EJ Johnson

Socialite EJ Johnson loves attention because, you know, he’s different. But he was having none of it when he spotted the paparazzi outside Club Warwick on Wednesday. Magic Johnson’s youngest son stayed low key (as low key as one can get wearing red from head to toe) and he waved the paparazzi away and hid behind his pricey handbag.

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Michelle Brown Timothy Hinton

Blogger Michelle Brown, aka ATLien of StraightfromtheA.com, has had enough of the harassing behavior of video blogger TS Madison, who was born Timothy Maurice Hinton. Brown, pictured left, filed for a restraining order in the Conyers, Ga. courthouse last week.

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Canadian family

Workers for Service Canada were issued a correction to a previous directive regarding greeting callers with non-specific gender neutral language. The old directive caused mass confusion over the use of “parents” instead of “mother” or “father” — when speaking to the public.

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Laverne Cox speaks at Macy's for Black History Month

The policies and protections that LGBT people enjoyed in the Obama era have not carried over into the Trump administration. Obama lifted the ban on trans people in the military and he gave lesbian, gays and trans people high-ranking positions in his administration.

But now that Obama is out of office, trans people like Laverne Cox (pictured) are struggling to find work.

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