Some news items you might have missed:
• Instinct Magazine: Bridgerton star Jonathan Bailey shared in a recent interview that at one point in his life, “I thought I had to be straight to be happy.” Bailey recently opened in the hit play COCK with Taron Egerton in the West End.
• The Advocate: A Texas judge Friday ordered a statewide halt to investigations of parents of transgender children under Gov. Greg Abbott’s directive that claimed letting kids access gender-affirming care is child abuse.
• kenneth-in-the-212: Make sure you check out Kenneth’s weekly round-up of the what’s what in LGBTQ publications like MetroWeekly celebrating the 20th anniversary of the Washington DC’s iconic gay bar, Green Lantern.
• Reddit: A frustrated mother explains how her homophobic husband hates that their son came out as gay so much he hired and brought home a prostitute to “make a man out of him.” She says she’s divorcing the dad now.
• NBC News: Chile’s Javier Silva and Jaime Nazar became the first two men to tie the knot in the South American country’s history on Thursday after a law allowing same-sex marriage went into effect.
Chile’s Javier Silva and Jaime Nazar became the first two men to tie the knot in the South American country’s history on Thursday after a law allowing same-sex marriage went into effect.https://t.co/Fi7hwatR26
— NBC Out (@NBCOUT) March 11, 2022
• Mediaite: A new Axios/Ipsos poll found only 28% of respondents whose main sources of news are CNN and/or MSNBC reported having contracted Covid, while a whopping 45% of those with a Fox News/conservative media diet reported getting it — a 17-point difference.
Also – 84% of respondents whose main sources of news are CNN and/or MSNBC said they’d been vaccinated, 16 points higher than those with a Fox News/conservative media diet.
NEW POLL: CNN and MSNBC Viewers Got Covid Much Less Than People Who Watch Fox News — By a Whopping 17 Points https://t.co/YJiDmIm8rN
— Mediaite (@Mediaite) March 12, 2022