"Will someone out her for God's sake.I have heard for years that she is gay and moved her girlfriend out of her house when she became Gov".
Todd, the first openly gay elected official in Alabama's history, announced in March that she would not be seeking reelection and is apparently no longer giving any Fs. The outspoken Todd might be remembered by LGBT Alabamans for her attempt to revise the state's archaic sex ed guidelines that include lessons on homosexuality being socially unacceptable.
Ivey fired back saying "He's getting desperate" and released a statement clarifying that the money came from the federal government, which mandates the state to offer grants to organizations providing victim services to the LGBTQ community.
"There is absolutely no truth to it", Hancock added. "Additionally, Alabama was notified that grants must be extended to organizations which seek to provide victim services to the LGBTQ population".
On both Twitter and Facebook, Todd linked to another AL.com article concerning one of Ivey's challengers, Republican gubernatorial candidate and evangelist Scott Dawson, criticizing her over state funds going to the LGBT non-profit Free2Be. She laughed and said, "Do I look upset?" "I'll catch some flak for it, but I feel a responsibility-not as the "head queer"-to hold people accountable".
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Ivey, who has been married to a man but is now divorced, has had an interesting trajectory in politics.
Ivey, who signed a bill a year ago that allowed adoption agencies to refuse LGBTQ parents, responded that the money was from the federal government and had to be given to the organization. She has no children. It also started the Free2Be Safe Anti-Violence Project in 2014. And she made sure that people knew that she doesn't like LGBTQ people. "So that's what I plan to do, vote for Republican nominee Roy Moore".
Alabama's governor Kay Ivey is fiercely anti-LGBTQ, which led a former state representative to more-or-less out her on social media.
"No child or person should ever be bullied", he said. I don't want anyone to think I'm against standing up to bullying, but this is not about bullying.
Earlier this week, the arch-conservative Ivey joined other Republicans in calls for Donald Trump to receive the Nobel Peace Prize. Despite some Alabamians sharing their disgust that Ivey failed to condemn Moore's sexual misconduct and rampant anti-LGBTQ views, her current approval rating is the third-highest in the country for sitting governors.