Ben Carson Called Trans Women ‘Big Hairy Men,’ And Other Transphobic Slurs

It can often seem like high-level officials in the Trump administration are competing over who can be be the biggest transphobic asshole. While Betsy DeVos appeared to be carrying the title for a time, noted bigot and Department of Housing and Urban Development Secretary Ben Carson is right up there with her. Lest we need a reminder, during a recent internal HUD meeting in San Francisco, Carson described trans women as “big, hairy men” and voiced concerns that they are trying to “infiltrate” women’s homeless shelters.

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