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• With temperatures in the 90s displaced Puerto Rican families and their advocates continued to protest in the makeshift tent city for a third day. They are calling for emergency funding as FEMA’s temporary shelter assistance ends tomorrow. Read More »
• Puerto Rican families displaced by Hurricane Maria and put up in hotels and motels throughout Florida rallied outside of state Rep. Bob Cortes office today. The federal program providing them with housing assistance ends this weekend. Read More »
• After enjoying the Wizarding World of Harry Potter at Universal last weekend, Shadi Petosky was traveling back home Monday when TSA officials at the Orlando International Airport detained her for an “anomaly.” Petosky, who is a transgender woman and a writer, started tweeting her experience after she stepped into the body scan machine, where officers select a pink or blue button to scan female and male travelers based on officers’ gender perceptions. People whose bodies don’t conform to their perceived gender, like transgender and gender non-conforming people, can be subject to additional screenings and pat-downs. Petosky said the body scanner picked up an “anomaly,” so she told the officer she was transgender, but she said the agent didn’t appear to … Read More »