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Who is Gavin Grimm?

Gavin Grimm was thrust into the spotlight again by Laverne Cox at the 59th annual Grammy Awards show.

On Sunday night “Orange is the New Black” star and LGBT activist Laverne Cox gave a special shout out to Gavin Grimm just before introducing Lady Gaga and Metallica’s heavy metal number “Moth Into Flame.”

“Everyone, please Google ‘Gavin Grimm.’ He’s going to the Supreme Court in March. Hashtag stand with Gavin,” Cox told viewers.

Anti-LGBT Tom Price becomes Secretary of Health and Human Services

Tom Price (R) confirmed as Secretary of Health and Human Services.

Congress approves another anti-LGBT member to join President Trump's controversial cabinet.

This time it’s U.S. House of Representatives from Georgia’s 6th district Tom Price (R)  who supports the First Amendment Defense Act, a proposal that would bar government from seeking damages should a business refuse to serve LGBT people based on religious beliefs.

Transgender girl, 11, bullied then shot with BB gun

Trans schoolgirl relentlessly bullied for a week before being shot with a BB gun.

A disturbing story from Manchester London has surfaced about that of an 11-year-old transgender girl being bullied, then shot with a B.B. gun by one of her classmates.

The British girl only being identified as “G” for safety reasons attends a Catholic school in Greater Manchester.

Trump uses presidential power to criticize Nordstrom; an issue of ethics

Nordstrom drops Ivanka Trump's fashion line, her father tweets on personal account that it is "unfair"

President Trump may have crossed some ethical business and presidential lines when he tweeted about his daughter’s line of clothing and accessories being dropped from Nordstrom.

The upscale department store said they dropped the first daughter’s line because of faltering sales.

In a tweet on the president's personal social media page, her dad came to her defense.

Betsy DeVos becomes U.S. secretary of education

Betsy DeVos conformed education secretary.

Betsy DeVos has become the new U.S. secretary of education thanks to a deciding vote made by Vice President Mike Pence on Tuesday.

The controversial DeVos (R) was opposed by all 48 Democrats and two Republicans in the chamber.

The final tally was 51/50.

White House lists Pulse massacre as 'ignored' news event

Pulse massacre listed as one of the US terrorist attacks the media ignored.

The White House has released a document of terrorist attacks that they say the media have “ignored,” incredibly they specify The Pulse Nightclub massacre as one of them.

On June 12, 2016, Omar Mateen entered the Pulse Nightclub in Orlando and opened fire, killing 49 people and injuring 53, making it the worst mass shooting by a lone gunman in United States history. 

Texas mayor comes out to community as transgender

Jedd Herbst of New Hope Texas comes out as trans.

Jess Herbst is a small-town mayor who just delivered some big-time news to the citizens of New Hope, Texas.

She has come out as transgender to over 600 people who live in the suburb situated 45 minutes from Dallas. 

This makes her the first transgender elected official in Texas. Herbst was elected to office in May 2016.

Ironically, deleting Uber supports Trump

Which has stronger ties to the Trump administration, Uber or Lyft?

Amid controversy over President Trump’s immigration ban last Saturday, many people criticized the ridesharing service Uber for apparently playing scab to a the New York Taxi Workers Alliance micro strike on JFK airport in New York.