Gays Have A Problem With New Grindr CEO + More News

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Some news items you might have missed:

Out: Grindr has a new CEO, George Arison, who has apparently aligned himself with Donald Trump and conservative policies at times. Plus, he has been known to support politicians who rolled back rights for trans children after getting elected.

Boy Culture: The Village, a Disco Musical! has extended its run in NYC at Dixon Place through October 21!

The Advocate: President Joe Biden says he’ll meet with Russian President Vladimir Putin at next month’s G-20 Summit only if Putin’s willing to discuss the release of out American WNBA star Brittney Griner.

The Daily Beast: Alaska has canceled its snow crab season for the first time in its history, crippling an industry reliant on selling the crabs to U.S. restaurants. The decision came after biologists reported that 90 percent of the crabs’ population had “disappeared” between 2018 and 2021, possibly because of warming waters.

VICE: Raleigh Police Department said a 15-year-old was responsible for the mass shooting that killed 5 people and injured 2 others Thursday night.

New York Times: Russian news media reported the first deaths among military draftees. President Vladimir Putin said 16,000 had been sent into combat, with some receiving as little as 10 days of training.

Colorado Politics: The Republican state lawmaker who lost a primary challenge to U.S. Rep. Lauren Boebert is publicly backing the Democrat in the race now. The Dem, Adam Frisch, is currently leading Boebert in recent polling by 5 points.