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Remember the male-to-female trans who exposed his genitals to little girls in a Los Angeles spa in June? There's an update in the case.

A Black woman recorded her encounter with the front desk staff at Wi Spa, who responded that California "law" allows male-to-female trans to enter female-only spaces.

"I just want to be clear with you. It's okay for a man to go into the women's section, show his penis around the other women -- young little girls, under age, your spa, Wi Spa, condones that. Is that what you're saying?"

The front desk staff confirmed that males are allowed into female-only spaces because of "sexual orientation."

"What sexual orientation? I see a dick. It tells me he's a man," the irate woman responded.

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The video went viral, sparking furious public backlash and violent protests outside the Wi Spa, which temporarily closed its doors on Wilshire Blvd.

On Monday, Aug. 30, police arrested a registered sex offender, Darren Agee Merager, and charged him with indecent exposure after he exposed his erect penis in front of women at the same spa.

The arrest didn't make headlines right away because the charges were "discreetly filed", following an investigation by the Los Angeles Police Department.

According to the NY Post:

"Sources with knowledge of the case but not authorized to speak publicly say four women and a minor girl came forward to allege that Darren Agee Merager was partially erect in the women’s section of Wi Spa. Besides being a suspect in this case, Merager is facing multiple felony charges of indecent exposure over a separate incident in Los Angeles."

In a statement to the NY Post, Merager claims the allegations are false and that he is a victim of transphobic harassment.
 

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Barack Obama is scaling back his 60th birthday bash amid surging Coronavirus Delta variant cases around the country.

The former U.S. President sparked outrage over plans for his huge 60th birthday bash with a guest list of 500 people and 200 workers at his beachfront Martha's Vineyard estate.

READ ALSO: Michelle Obama: ‘I wanted to push Barack out of a window’

Original plans called for a guest list of over 500 celebrities, politicians, professional athletes.

AXIOS reports that all attendees must be tested for COVID and be fully vaccinated, but face masks are not required.

But politicians, public figures, and social media users expressed outrage over news of the private bash.

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Many pointed out the hypocrisy of elites like Obama operating under a different set of rules than average Americans.

Attendance is now limited to 200 hundred family and close friends, according to a press release from his office.

Obama spokesperson Hannah Hankins said in a statement:

"This outdoor event was planned months ago in accordance with all public health guidelines and with COVID safeguards in place. Due to the new spread of the delta variant over the past week, the President and Mrs. Obama have decided to significantly scale back the event to include only family and close friends."

Obama turned 60 on Wednesday, Aug. 4.

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An American sign language interpreter for rapper Megan Thee Stallion is under fire for her overtly explicit interpretation of Megan and Cardi B single "WAP" at Lollapalooza.

Megan was the headline act at Lollapalooza at Grant Park in Chicago festival on Saturday.

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The 26-year-old rapper dressed in a rock-n-roll-inspired leotard as she performed tracks from her new album Good News.

Video of the woman's explicit interpretation for the hearing impaired went viral on social media, according to Eurweb.com.

The original Tiktok video has been viewed over 1 million times.

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The sign language was particularly offensive when Megan rapped.

    "I wanna gag, I wanna choke. I want you to touch that lil' dangly thing. That swing in the back of my throat. My head game is fire, p****** Dasani. It's going in dry and it's coming out soggy."

Ticket holders were so shocked by the woman's sign language that they walked out of the show.

Other ASL interpreter's defended the woman for her very graphic interpretation.

The interpreter, who goes by @kelly4access on Instagram, responded to the criticism by trying to deflect the attention.

"Thanks for the love on my page from hearing people but I'm just an interpreter passionate about providing access to a community I love and have learned everything from," she wrote.

"If you're new to my page you'll quickly see this is a space meant to amplify the work of Deaf creators and to provide access to social media content for the Deaf community. I'm a hearing interpreter so I do not teach. In this post I will direct you to some amazing Deaf ASL teachers, Deaf influencers, and other Deaf content creators."

 

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Coco Austin is tired of people sharing their unsolicited breastfeeding opinions on her social media timelines.

Coco still feeds her 5-year-old daughter, Chanel, nourishing breast milk. The socialite is proud that she can still express milk from her nipples whenever her daughter is hungry.

Coco, wife of rapper-turned-actor Ice-T, sparked intense debates over nursing her daughter, who is old enough to attend kindergarten.

Many people claim Coco is doing "psychological harm" to Chanel by not weaning her off breast milk.

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Coco explained that Chanel is calm and emotionally stable on her steady diet of warm breast milk, which contains no hormones or antibiotics like store bought milk.

"Chanel still likes my boob. It's a big bonding moment for a mother and your child," she told Us Weekly.

"Why take that away from her? ... If she doesn't want it, all right, that's where you stop it. But I'm not just going to say no."

Coco added that her daughter's demand for breast milk makes her feel wanted and youthful.

Breast milk is nutritious and easily digestible. It is 95% water and contains fat, protein, carbohydrates and no artificial sweeteners or preservatives.

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Ice-T defended his wife from critics in a 2018 interview with PEOPLE.

"Coco absolutely breastfeeds because she just wanted that mama connection with the baby," he said at the time. He added: "Chanel's drinking everything in the refrigerator right now."

READ ALSO: Coco Austin Still Breastfeeds Daughter Chanel Austin

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Coco says Chanel eats traditional food like "steak and hamburgers," but she sometimes chooses to wash it down with breast milk direct from the source.

Coco, 42, previously said she and Ice-T, 63, share their bed with Chanel and their dogs. But they do have nights when it's just her and her husband alone.

"We call it the family bed. We have Chanel and all four dogs."

Coco is confident that her daughter will grow up to be emotionally and psychologically stable as a result of not weaning her off the breast too early.

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According to the CDC, only 75% of babies are breastfed in America. And only 5.7% of children are still breastfeeding at 18 months.

The World Health Organization (WHO) recommends exclusive breastfeeding for the first 6 months with continued breastfeeding for 2 years or more.

The Who advises that continued breastfeeding (even beyond age 2) is fine as long as it is beneficial to both mother and child.

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Madonna and musician Questlove joined the ranks of celebrities and VIPs condemning rapper DaBaby for his insensitive anti-HIV rant at Rolling Loud festival.

Madonna said she plans to "pray" over DaBaby's "ignorance" in response to his offensive comments about people living with HIV at Miami's Rolling Loud festival on Sunday.
 

READ ALSO: T.I. feels betrayed by LGBT+ community bullying him and DaBaby

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She shared a clip of the 29-year-old's controversial speech on Instagram, in which the "canceled" rapper told the audience:

"If you didn't show up today with HIV, AIDS, or any of them deadly sexually transmitted diseases, that'll make you die in two to three weeks, then put your cellphone lighter up.

"Ladies, if your p**sy smell like water, put your cellphone lighter up. Fellas, if you ain't sucking d**k in the parking lot, put your cellphone lighter up."

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The 62-year-old star captioned the post:

"If you're going to make hateful remarks to the LGBTQ+ community about HIV/AIDS then know your facts: After decades of hard-won scientific research - there are lifesaving medicines available to children born with HIV, to people who contract HIV through blood transfusions, dirty needles or exchange of bodily fluids.

"I want to put my cellphone lighter up and pray for your ignorance, No one dies of AIDS in 2 or 3 weeks anymore. Thank God. And your sexist remarks about Ladies who's p**sies need to smell like water only encourage more discrimination against women who fight daily against the oppression of living under the constraints of the Male Gaze.

"People like you are the reason we are still living in a world divided by fear. All Human beings should be treated with dignity and respect regardless of race, gender, sexual preference or religious beliefs. AMEN.(sic)"

Responding to Madonna's criticism, DaBaby wrote on his Instagram Stories: "Hey Mo, don't shake up dem t**ties!"

Meanwhile, The Roots drummer Questlove, 50, also blasted DaBaby, calling him an "idiot".

"Somebody Gotta say it: Homophobia/Transphobia/Xenophobia/Misogyny/Racism - this should go w/o saying is morally wrong," Questlove wrote on Instagram.

"That was f**ked up & wrong. I had to say something. Again I'm not doing this for 'what do you want a cookie bro w your love ye one another posts?' Black people already have a code about publicly criticizing so I'll admit I was slow to do this because I mean he don't know me from Adam. So this will prolly get marked as 'old hater' territory."

As predicted, DaBaby replied to Questlove:

"I ain't even tryna be funny when I say... I do not know who dis n***a is dawg and do not care bout loosing you as a fan my boy LOL @questlove."

DaBaby's upcoming shows have been canceled and clothier BooHooMAN dropped him as a celebrity sponsor.

The industry is outraged over DaBaby's rant. They say, DaBaby - whose real name is Jonathan Kirk - sabotaged their efforts to raise HIV awareness and increase LGBT+ visibility in the Black community.

They fear many down low rappers will slip back undercover due to DaBaby's homophobic rant.

DaBaby hasn't responded to their requests to create an HIV awareness and anti-stigma campaign targeting Black males.

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LGBT+ groups say rapper DaBaby has gone too far with his offensive music video titled "Giving What It's Supposed to Give."

DaBaby directed the video himself because he couldn't find a director willing to take the heat.

The new video, released on Wednesday, July 28, appears to reference his controversial anti-ghey, anti-HIV rant at Rolling Loud festival in Miami on Sunday, July 25.

The 29-year-old Capricorn urged concertgoers who didn't have HIV or Aids or "any of them deadly sexually transmitted diseases that'll make you die in two or three weeks" to "put your cellphone light in the air".

He also urged men to raise their cellphone lights if they didn't give oral sex to other men in the parking lot.

His comments sparked backlash from stars including his "Levitating" collaborator Dua Lipa and gay rights activist Sir Elton John.

His upcoming concerts were canceled and BooHooMAN USA dropped him as a celebrity sponsor.

DaBaby has issued two apologies, asking LGBT+ members to give him the same freedom of expression that they expect.

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In his new music video, "Giving What It's Supposed to Give," the rapper holds up a sign that reads "AIDS" while being berated by two homosexual males. He lowers the sign, pulls out a gun and shoots both males.

In another scene, he is pleasured by a white woman in a kitchen while he raps, "That head is giving what it's supposed to give."

The video ends with the words "Don't Fight Hate With Hate" in rainbow colors, alongside: "My apologies for being me the same way you want the freedom to be you."

The music video only angered LGBT+ activists, who argue that DaBaby is not remorseful or sorry for his behavior.

DaShawn Usher, GLAAD's Associate Director of Communities of Color, said in a statement:

"The rhetoric that DaBaby used is inaccurate, hurtful, and harmful to the LGBTQ community and the estimated 1.2 million Americans living with HIV. It is critical that DaBaby and his fans learn that people living with HIV today... lead long and healthy lives and cannot transmit HIV.

"While DaBaby has made haphazard attempts to 'apologize,' actions need to be taken for full accountability and changes to do better in the future. It further confirms what GLAAD reported last year in the State of HIV Stigma Study that stigma and misinformation around HIV is widespread, and there is much work to be done to educate the public, including entertainers."

LGBT+ groups have reached out to DaBaby to help create an HIV awareness and anti-stigma campaign targeting Black males.

So far, the rapper has not responded.
 

CAUTION: This music video simulates graphic sex and violence. Viewer discretion is advised.

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Black Americans expressed their frustration on social media after House Speaker agreed with Pres. Joe Biden saying "the Latino community is the future of America."

Pelosi made the statement during her weekly press conference on Thursday, July 22.

"Well, you want to talk politics? Yeah, obviously the Latino community is the future of America," Pelosi said. She then praised the congressional Hispanic caucus for going door-to-door to get out the vote for Biden in the presidential election.

Black Twitter was not happy.

One Twitter user wrote:

"Thank you to the Hispanic Caucus for proving to me that Latino issues take precedence over Black issues in America."

Another user tweeted:

"Damn. Talk about benign neglect. Shameful. Yet they depend on Blacks to get them in office. We are now relegated to 4th class citizenship."

And a third person wrote:

"They have to since Latinos don't blindly vote for them 90% every election. They have to work for they're votes so they are. Meanwhile they don't have to do anything for the Black vote."

 

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An Olympic committee is catching flack for banning swim caps designed by a Black-owned company for athletes with natural hairstyles.

The Federation for International Water Sports Competitions (FINA) banned the oversized swim caps due to the cap's unusual size which "does not follow the head's natural form."

SOUL CAP's oversized swimwear are designed for athletes with afros, dreadlocks or braids extensions, which may not fit under traditional swim caps.

Michael Chapman and Toks Ahmed, the founders of SOUL CAP, expressed their disappointment and questioned the sport's equality and inclusivity.

The entrepreneurs say they designed the caps after meeting a Black woman who was "struggling with the size of her swim cap."

They claim the Olympic committee's decision may discourage young Black swimmers from seeking a career in swimming.
 

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A woman went berserk after a male exposed himself to little girls in a Los Angeles spa. The man told the shocked moms that he identified as a woman.

Several women vented their frustrations at the front desk staff at Wi Spa, who responded that the "law" allows males to enter female-only spaces.

One Black woman recorded her encounter with the front desk staff.

"I just want to be clear with you. It's okay for a man to go into the women's section, show his penis around the other women -- young little girls, under age, your spa, Wi Spa, condones that. Is that what you're saying?"

The front desk staff confirmed that men are allowed into female-only spaces because of sexual orientation.

"What sexual orientation? I see a dick. It tells me he's a man," the irate woman responded.

Several women demanded their money back and said they would not return.

A man who overheard the commotion, stepped forward to defend the male, referring to him as a "transgender person."

"There's no such thing as transgender," the woman replied. "He has a penis..."

"You're being a dick," the man told her.

"No I'm not one. Actually I'm a woman who knows how to stand up and speak up for my rights," she said.

Woke social media users were torn between raising awareness for transgender equality and protecting women's rights.

One user wrote:

"Excellent rant from her. However, being that she is a black woman, she likely votes Democrat, and is now realizing that this programmed stupidity has dire consequences."

Another user praised the Black woman for speaking out.

"It's the African-American women that will save this country. So sorry but they are the ones stuck with the children. They are the ones having to put up with these pedos. And, they have strength and courage to say something about their rights to not see some goof’s junk out in public."

And a third user wrote:

"No one who is a democrat has any right to complain about this, you brought this upon yourselves [sic]."

Others noted that indecent exposure is illegal in every state except liberal California.
 

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Ikea store's Juneteenth menu featuring fried chicken and watermelon angered employees at an Atlanta area store.

The store's Juneteenth menu was created in honor of the first official Juneteenth federal holiday on the weekend of June 19.

The Juneteenth menu contained fried chicken, watermelon, macaroni and cheese and collard greens -- all southern food staples.

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The soul food was to be served to all employees on Saturday to "honor and persevere Black Americans" on Juneteenth, the store stated in an email sent to employees, according to WGCL CBS46 in Atlanta.

However, Black employees expressed outrage after discovering the menu was created by execs at Ikea's corporate office.

"You cannot say serving watermelon on Juneteenth is a soul food menu when you don't even know the history, they used to feed slaves watermelon during the slave time," one employee told CBS46.

Following the backlash, Ikea released a statement, saying "the meal was intended to be served to co-workers as an internal celebration, not customers."

Some employees told CBS46 that no Black employees were involved with creating the menu, But Ikea stated that there were a few Black people on the menu selection committee.