Some news items you might have missed:
• The Advocate: It was a big gay Tennessee farm wedding for out country music star Ty Herndon and his husband, Alex Schwartz. They tied the knot among more than 300 guests during an outdoor ceremony Saturday on a farm outside Nashville.
— Ty Herndon (@TyHerndoncom) August 28, 2023
• Kenneth-in-the-212: And BIG congratulations to one of my favorite LGBTQ bloggers, Kenneth Walsh, who married his longtime beau this past weekend. Congratulations!!!
• JoeMyGod: Donald Trump posted on his social media a “roomer” that FL Gov. Ron DeSantis will be dropping out of the GOP presidential race and run instead for the Senate seat currently held by Sen. Rick Scott (R-FL).
Got to be careful listening to roomers. pic.twitter.com/PO5sgqfRj0
— Ron Filipkowski (@RonFilipkowski) August 28, 2023
• Cleveland Scene: James Saunders, a 56-year-old Trump supporter in Shaker Heights, who was convicted of voting in two states in five consecutive elections, was sentenced to three years in prison.
• Variety: Oliver Anthony, the country-folk singer behind this year’s most surprising No. 1 hit, “Rich Men North of Richmond,” was apparently surprised when activists took up his song as a far-right anthem. “It was funny seeing my song at the presidential debate because I wrote that song about those people, you know.”
"Rich Men North of Richmond" singer Oliver Anthony: "That song has nothing to do with Joe Biden — it’s a lot bigger than Joe Biden. That song is written about the people on that [GOP debate] stage — and a lot more, too." https://t.co/hRvB1Ufmnu
— Variety (@Variety) August 25, 2023
• LGBTQ Nation: An anti-LGBTQ+ bomb threat led to the evacuation and re-location of a drag queen story hour event in Princeton, New Jersey, on Saturday.
• Buzzfeed: “Riverdale” were stunned by the show’s wild finale featuring a quad relationship.
"Riverdale ending…never has there been a show so outrageous." https://t.co/PXLDdWjG0x
— BuzzFeed (@BuzzFeed) August 28, 2023