Twitter targets SNL’s Colin Jost after joke punching down on trans identity

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Colin Jost, one of Saturday Night Live’s two regular faux news anchors on its legendary “Weekend Update” skit, cracked a joke very early Sunday morning about Tinder’s new policy on gender identification, which for the first time allows transgender individuals to fully utilize the online dating app. If you didn’t see the joke, he tweeted it:

The reaction was swift, and fierce.

And more than one person took note this happened on the Transgender Day of Remembrance of all days:

But not everyone of course was offended. Cis people laughed, laughed, laughed.

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