News: Maryland Guarantees Coverage Of Gender-Affirming Care + More

News: Maryland Guarantees Coverage Of Gender-Affirming Care + More
(image via Depositphotos)

Some news items you might have missed:

The Advocate: Maryland Gov. Wes Moore has signed a bill into law that requires the state’s Medicaid program to cover medically necessary gender-affirming care in a nondiscriminatory manner.

LGBTQ Nation: Members of a women’s biker club stood guard outside a public library to protect kids from conservative protestors at a drag queen story hour.

Forbes: Donald Trump launched a new ad campaign that insists the U.S. is doing worse under President Joe Biden. The Facebook ads include photos trying to suggest the chaos seen in those images is a result of Biden’s policies. The only problem? The two most prominent photos in the ad are from Trump’s time at the White House.

JoeMyGod: A former North Carolina police officer (and church youth leader) charged with 4 sex crimes involving minors now faces 7 additional sex and alcohol charges involving minors.

Washington Post: The extensive search for Francisco Oropesa, charged with killing five neighbors in Texas, has landed two others in custody. Police have indicated that they are investigating more people who may have helped the alleged shooter evade police.

Socialite Life:  Check out this round-up of some of the best red carpet looks at this year’s Met Gala, a charity event held at the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York City each spring. This year’s theme was “Karl Lagerfeld: A Line of Beauty.” My favorites are Lil Nas X and Pedro Pascal.