Florida Continues Attacks On LGBTQs + More News

Florida advised school districts to ignore protections for LGBTQ students that President Joe Biden's administration is trying to implement, saying the anti-discrimination language is not binding law.

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Edge Media: Florida advised school districts to ignore protections for LGBTQ students that President Joe Biden’s administration is trying to implement, saying the anti-discrimination language is not binding law.

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Florida Continues Attacks On LGBTQs + More News

The Advocate I: Right-wing Fox News host Tucker Carlson revealed the results of a Twitter poll he conducted on renaming monkeypox: “schlong covid.” Not only does that mock the virus that over 5,000 Americans have contracted, it demeans those people going through long COVID.

The Advocate II: With vaccine supplies limited, a Seattle man told a local TV station he and friends traveled to the Canadian province of British Columbia to receive the vaccine and found the process “seamless.” Side note: a close friend of mine here in Vegas flew himself to Canada to get his monkeypox jab.

New York Times: Donald Trump reportedly cheated (quel surprise) during his New Jersey/Saudi golf event.

Axios: President Joe Biden has tested positive again for COVID-19 in an apparent “rebound” case of the virus after being treated with the anti-viral Paxlovid. There have been several documented instances of such cases where bits of the virus have hidden from the medication only to re-emerge once the treatment stops. Biden reportedly is not experiencing any symptoms or discomfort.