This Battered Women’s Shelter is Being Investigated for Turning Away a Drunk, Injured Man

A battered women’s shelter in Anchorage, Alaska, is being investigated because it didn’t allow a drunk man to sleep in the same room as women.  The man, who identifies as a woman, was not turned away because of his gender, but was sent to a hospital to get the medical treatment he needed. Shelter officials even paid for his cab fare. Yet the commission is investigating the shelter’s actions, arguing that it violated a city ordinance which prohibited discrimination based on “sexual orientation and gender identity to the grounds of discrimination.”  Read more: