Some news items you might have missed:
• Military.com: Amid a growing wave of local anti-LGBTQ laws in conservative-leaning states, where the Army does most of its business, the Army is circulating a draft policy tweak that would specify that soldiers can request to move if they feel state or local laws discriminate against them.
• Kenneth-in-the-212: Don’t miss Kenneth’s round-up of the what’s what in LGBTQ publications including Devin Franco covering Hunt Magazine.
• LGBTQ Nation: Matthew Gerhold began working at Valley Lutheran High School in Cedar Valley, Iowa last year. Although he told school officials that he was gay before he was hired, they later compelled him to resign or face termination after he was blackmailed.
• Deadline: International superstar Ricky Martin is to star in Apple TV+ female-led comedy series Mrs. American Pie, joining a cast that includes Kristen Wiig, Alison Janney and Laura Dern.
— My TV Family (@MyTVFamily) May 23, 2022
• Broadway News: The New York City Center Encores! production of Into The Woods will transfer to Broadway’s St. James Theatre for an eight-week engagement with performances beginning June 28. The cast will include Sara Bareilles, Gavin Creel, Brian D’Arcy James, and Patina Miller.
• TikTok: Someone set that famous scene from Dirty Dancing to the theme song from The Muppet Show – and it’s fabulous!
@drkritz I can safely say that this will live rent free in my head forever #muppets #dirtydancing ♬ The Muppet Show – Kris