Some news items you might have missed:
• Instinct Magazine: Out Star Trek star George Takei shows no signs of slowing down as the 85-year-old lent his voice to the upcoming animated feature Paws of Fury: The Legend of Hank.
• The Advocate: The first out gay mayor of a small town in Oklahoma, Adam Graham, has resigned on Monday citing threats to his safety following an incident with police from a neighboring town.
“I felt legitimately scared for my life,” Adam Graham said. “It wasn’t safe for me to shop, drive or walk the dog in the community I was elected to serve.” https://t.co/rzkTU1Tkav
— The Advocate (@TheAdvocateMag) July 20, 2022
• Washington Post: It looks like Lt. Gen. Michael E. Langley could very well become the first Black four-star general in the U.S. Marines 246 year history.
• Nevada Independent: Attorney Joey Gilbert has filed an election contest lawsuit after initial results, and then a subsequent recount made at his request, showed he lost the Nevada Republican governor primary by about 26,000 votes to Clark County Sheriff Joe Lombardo. Gilbert claims over 55,000 votes were taken from him.
UPDATE: The election contest lawsuit from Joey Gilbert alleges that Joe Lombardo’s win is a “mathematical impossibility,” and argues that once “statistically corrected,” totals will show Gilbert won the GOP governor primary by more than 55,000 votes. https://t.co/Eq3DzWOlHT
— Nevada Independent (@TheNVIndy) July 18, 2022
• NBC News: A New York judge has ordered Rudy Giuliani to testify before the Georgia special grand jury hearing evidence in an investigation into possible 2020 election interference by former President Donald Trump and others. Giuliani failed to appear at a July 13 hearing before the judge to challenge the subpoena.
• Entertainment Tonight: Brad Pitt showed off his legs at the Bullet Train premiere in Berlin, Germany, on Tuesday, opting for a knee-length skirt look on the red carpet. Brad is rocking some serious calves there, folks…