Some news items you might have missed:
• PEOPLE: Colton Underwood, the Bachelor alum who came out as gay in 2021, 31, wed Jordan C. Brown, 38, in front of 200 guests in a romantic ceremony at the Carneros Resort and Spa in Napa Valley on Saturday.
• JoeMyGod: Dr. Peter McCullough, speaking at the QAnon “Reawakening America” conference at Trump’s Doral resort in Miami this past weekend claimed vaccines are causing autism which is then turning people transgender. #quack
At Trump Doral, Dr. Peter McCullough suggested vaccinations are creating autism which, in turn, is being used to turn people trans. pic.twitter.com/WrDKfwuPcK
— PatriotTakes 🇺🇸 (@patriottakes) May 15, 2023
• Gayety: The Netflix series Queen Charlotte: A Bridgerton Story has delivered a sexy, gay romance between a young Brimsley and the King’s butler, Reynolds.
• Kenneth-in-the-212: Check out the what’s what in LGBTQ publications including Passport Magazine celebrating Pride in Key West.
• Reuters: Turkey is headed for its first runoff vote after neither virulently anti-LGBTQ President Tayyip Erdogan (49.5%) nor his opposition rival Kemal Kilicdaroglu (44.9%) crossed the 50% threshold in Sunday’s elections. It’s worth noting pre-election polls showed Kilicdaroglu leading.
• Instagram: Out trans actor Elliot Page shared his profound appreciation for just being able to enjoy the sun shirtless: “It feels so f’ing good soaking in the sun now, I never thought I could experience this, the joy I feel in my body. I am so grateful for what gender affirming care has allowed me.” Page came out as trans in December 2020.