The Daily Mail – Police arrested a transgender and gay rights activist for allegedly burning down [her] own home to make it look like a hate crime. Nikki Joly, who organized a number of pro-LGBTQ events and initiatives is accused of intentionally setting fire to [her] own house in 2017.
Five pets died in the blaze that the FBI initially investigated as a hate crime. However a new police report suggests that Joly was simply looking for further publicity to advance [her] cause.
The arrest comes in the wake of the scandal involving actor Jussie Smollett who has been accused of staging his own hate crime in order to promote his career.
[CAN corrects pronoun references where possible if original reports fail to do so in cases of transgender ideological falsehoods.]