2. A highly transphobic editorial titled “Laverne Cox Is Not A Woman” was pulled from the Chicago Sun-Times website, and digital editor Brandon Wall tweeted and then deleted that the piece being published was the result of a “colossal parade of fuck ups.” A formal retraction and apology was later issued by the Sun-Times editorial editor, but we like the first one better.
5. VIDEO OF THE DAY: “Now you want me to accept unattractive transgender people? Where does it end? Will I have to accept unattractive non-transgender people? What am I made of? Humanity?” Stephen Colbert takes on the recent changes to Medicare which now cover gender reassignment surgeries (video above).