Scott Township Commissioner Resigns After Transphobic Comments
A Pennsylvania township commissioner has resigned following transphobic comments about state Secretary of Health Dr. Rachel Levine.
Former Scott Township Commissioner Paul Abel said he was tired of “listening to a guy dressed up like a woman” on a Zoom meeting last week, KDKA-TV reported.
Dr. Levine is the first transgender person appointed to a Pennsylvania cabinet position.
Scott Township announced Abel's resignation Wednesday on Facebook.
The Board of Commissioners apologized in a letter to the community.