Some news items you might have missed:
• Instinct Magazine: John Osborne, of the Grammy Award winning duo Brothers Osborne, recently shared he was ready to fight for his brother when TJ Osborne publicly came out as gay.
• NewsChannel5: A member of Tennessee Lieutenant Governor Randy McNally’s own party has called on him to resign in the aftermath of his social media activity with young gay men on Instagram calling NcNally “perverted,” “closeted,” and a “predator.”
A lawmaker, whose office was raided by the FBI two years ago, is asking Lt. Gov. McNally to step down after his Instagram blunder.
Reporting by @ChrisDavisMMJ.https://t.co/zkinzBJYwP
— NewsChannel 5 (@NC5) March 16, 2023
• Miami Herald: The editorial board of the MH compares Gov. Ron DeSantis to 1970s anti-gay orange juice maven Anita Bryant. And they aren’t wrong.
• The Hill: Joseph Maldonado-Passage (aka “Joe Exotic” or the “Tiger King”), currently serving a 21-year federal sentence after being convicted on multiple charges, has announced he will run for president in 2024.
"Tiger King" announces 2024 presidential bid https://t.co/kxsARbMl4U pic.twitter.com/gcCJ2BUrQW
— The Hill (@thehill) March 16, 2023
• Axios: A new poll shows just one in five Americans are in favor of a “national divorce” wherein Republican-leaning states would leave the U.S. and form their own country. On the other hand, that means 66 million Americans support the idea – a larger number than most countries in the world.
• New Music: “Ghost” is the latest single from international pop star Ava Max’s critically acclaimed new album, Diamonds & Dancefloors.
“On her stellar sophomore set, Diamonds & Dancefloors, American pop hitmaker Ava Max bests her 2020 breakthrough debut with precision focus and a bounty of catchy hooks,” gushes All Music. “Yet another instance where every track could be a lead single.”