Some news stories you might have missed:
• ESPN: Fans of out pro hockey player Luke Prokop threw a DIY Pride Night for him when his team didn’t organize one. “It meant a lot to me,” Prokop told ESPN. “Seeing all the fans that enjoyed the night … the night is about them, not me.”
• NBC Out: State Rep. Webster Barnaby of Florida apologized Monday after he called transgender people “demons” and “mutants” at a legislative hearing on a bill that would criminalize using restrooms that match people’s gender identities when the restrooms don’t match their “biological sex.”
A Republican state legislator in Florida apologized Monday after calling transgender people "demons" and "mutants" at a legislative hearing.https://t.co/awbLOZYPbh
— NBC Out (@NBCOUT) April 11, 2023
• Axios: Chipotle unveiled an all-electric restaurant concept Tuesday that relies entirely on alternative energy to power its stoves, grills, electric car charging ports and more utilizing rooftop solar panels and offsite wind generators.
• Cache Valley Daily: A former local leader of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints is facing 4 felony criminal charges for allegedly sexting with a teenage girl in his congregation. #NotADragQueen
New LDS sexual abuse case: Cort Andrewhttps://t.co/oiFXdzoqEN
Cortney Ted Andrew was a Mormon church member and bishopric counselor in Logan, Utah; charged in early 2023 in Utah with four second degree felony counts of enticing a minor by internet or text #lds #csa #churchtoo
— FLOODLIT.org (@floodlitorg) April 11, 2023
• TIME: Only 38% of Americans would be willing to pay a $1 per month carbon fee to address climate change, according to new polling released Tuesday. That’s the lowest level of support since the poll began in 2016, and it represents a 14 percentage point decline since 2021.
• JoeMyGod: Donald Trump told Tucker Carlson last night that when he was booked and charged at a Manhattan court house last week, “People were crying.” Clearly this is just another iteration of his bullshit claim about big strong men crying in his mighty presence. Note – none of the reporters or court house staffers there have reported any crying.
Trump's first interview since his arraignment. Tonight at 8PM ET on Fox News. pic.twitter.com/C3kKkboTXw
— Tucker Carlson (@TuckerCarlson) April 11, 2023