Two retail giants say they will stop selling a controversial Halloween costume. Walmart and Amazon are vowing to remove this “tranny granny” outfit from their websites. It includes a dress, head scarf and padding for the breasts and rear-end. The costume sparked some outrage online, with many saying it’s offensive to the transgender community. It’s still available from several other online retailers.
In preparation for the approaching Hurricane Matthew, all Disney properties have closed their doors in Orlando. That includes theme parks, water parks, Disney springs, and the ESPN Wild World of Sports complex. President Barack Obama has declared an emergency in the state of Florida and has ordered federal aid to supplement state, tribal, and local response efforts to Hurricane Matthew.