Milwaukee Crime Stoppers is offering a $28,000 reward for information leading to the capture of a suspect who shot and killed a transgender woman last month. Brazil Johnson, 28, was shot and killed last month.
Macy Gray has again responded to backlash over her remarks about transgender women. During an appearance on Piers Morgan's show "Uncensored" earlier this week, Gray told Morgan that she agrees with his belief that trans women athletes should not be able to compete alongside cisgender women.
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