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A Georgia Tech LGBT student was shot and killed by police

An independent inquiry into the death of Scout Shultz is currently underway.

Scout Schultz, an LGBT activist, and student was shot by police and later died from their injuries on Saturday, September 16, reports BBC News.

Scout Schultz was outside the campus dormitory in Atlanta when police responded to a call reporting there was, “a person with a knife and a gun.”

SD installs portable restrooms, handwashing stations to thwart hepatitis A

After an outbreak of hepatitis A, San Diego is doing its best to prevent any further infections.

One way they are combating the disease is to set up multiple portable restrooms, four were recently installed downtown near City Hall. They will be maintained at least twice per day and monitored by full-time security.

There is also a hand washing station on site.

Lori Saldaña enters race for Board of Supervisors

Former member of the California State Assembly, Lori Saldaña (D), has announced that she is running for an open seat in the San Diego Board of Supervisors, District 4.  

She is the fourth Democrat to enter the race.

San Diego ranks fourth in Airbnb rentals this summer

San Diego ranks fourth in summer rentals for Airbnb.

San Diegans are fourth on the list of top Airbnb rentals this past summer, behind New York, Los Angeles, and Seattle.

The company according to Fox 5 says 33,800 rentals were booked and that brought in over 187,700 visitors to America’s Finest City.

CA legislature passes bill to protect LGBTQ seniors in long-term care

LGBT senior abuse includes, but is not limited to, refusal of admittance or eviction to long-term care facilities because of sexual orientation or gender identity.

On Wednesday, the California Legislature approved a bill which would create a "Bill of Rights" for LGBTQ seniors housed in long-term care facilities. This is one step closer to protecting elderly LGBTQ individuals who rely on assistance from long-term care professionals, some providers are accused of mistreatment of residents through discrimination and homophobia.

Benham Brothers claim Hurricane Irma is God's wrath for LGBT rights

Proselytizers and religious right siblings, David and Jason Benham published a video on Monday to warn people that God is taking vengeance on the American LGBT community with natural disasters.

This is all because “God is speaking,” says one, and people should start to repent for their beliefs on marriage equality, gender recognition and gay rights.