News Round-Up: March 29, 2022

A gay father asked Redditors is he was the "asshole" for refusing to pay for his daughter's wedding after she banned his partner and his two-year-old son and prohibited him mentioning his 'lifestyle' as her soon-to-be-in-laws are 'conservative.'
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Some news stories you might have missed:

Out: On the popular “Am I the A**hole?” subreddit, a gay Reddit user shared the astonishing story of how his daughter is not only barring him from bringing his husband and his son to her upcoming nuptials (the in-laws-to-be are conservative), but she’s also expecting him to pay for the entire affair out of his pocket!

Queerty: Ezra Miller, best known for roles in Justice League and the Fantastic Beasts film series, was arrested in Hawaii on charges of disorderly conduct and harassment after he harassed patrons at a karaoke bar.

The Advocate: A gay teacher near Chillicothe, Ohio has spoken out after he was fired from his job for explaining his Pride-themed bracelet to students who asked what it represented.

Edge Media: Arizona lawmakers have passed bills prohibiting gender reassignment surgery for minors (which doesn’t happen btw) and banning transgender athletes from playing on girls sports teams. There are about 16 trans athletes who have been allowed to play on teams that align with their gender identities – out of about 170,000 high school athletes in the state.

Axios: The FDA authorized a second COVID-19 booster shot for Americans age 50 or older on Tuesday in an effort to protect older Americans if there is another surge in infections. The CDC still has to OK the second booster dose for Americans 50 or older.