Twit Awards for the Week 7/3/23

Twit Awards for the Week 7/3/23

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The Supreme Court recently ruled that a woman can refuse to make a wedding website for a gay wedding, if the event goes against her “deeply-felt religious convictions.” However, the litigant has never actually made a website for any wedding, and the man who is said to have requested the litigant’s services is apparently married to a woman, and denies ever having made the request. He also says that no one contacted him to check if he had made the request. For rushing to protect a person’s “deeply-held religious beliefs”” without checking the facts of the case, and for rushing to protect prejudice when it is wrapped in quotes from a religious book, the justices who voted to protect the “deeply-held religious beliefs” of 303 Creative get a Twit Award. The Advocate has this story.

Lance Armstrong has a podcast. In a recent episode, he and guest Caitlyn Jenner discuss the matter of transgender athletes. Lance Armstrong had to give up his Tour de France titles because he was caught violating the rules. For claiming expertise on a subject which neither he nor his guest have done any scientific study on, and for claiming to be protecting “fairness” when he has a record of cheating, Lance Armstrong gets a Twit Award. This story comes from The Advocate.

The Daily Wire produced a movie, Coach Miracle, a work of fiction about transgender athletes using their “unfair advantage” to win an Olympic medal They did not disclose that they were behind the film as they looked for actors, according to The Advocate. For pretending that their fictional account shows the real motives of people, The Daily Wire gets a Twit Award.

Fox News has announced that Jesse Watters is taking over Tucker Carlson’s time slot. The Advocate reports that Watters has a long history of transphobia. Last month, Media Matters for America ran a story about Mr. Watters running a story in which he praised a neo-Nazi as a “culture-warrior,” but did not mention that he was displaying a swastika during his event. For promoting someone like this, Fox News gets a Twit Award.

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Every week Cecilia Barzyk diligently scans the internet to assemble as much trans-related information from the weekly news as possible.


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