House GOP Targets Culture Wars With Defense Bill + More News

House GOP Targets Culture Wars With Defense Bill + More News
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Some news items you might have missed:

The Advocate: Republicans barely passed this year’s defense bill with ‘poison pills’ like barring gender-affirming healthcare coverage for trans service members, killing the current policy of reimbursing female military members who have to travel to other states in order to have an abortion, and ending diversity training. It won’t pass in the Senate.

Kenneth-in-the-212: Make sure to check out Kenneth’s round-up of the what’s what in LGBTQ publications including the latest from GET OUT! Magazine.

House GOP Targets Culture Wars With Defense Bill + More News

Cleveland.com: More of that “voter fraud” we keep hearing about – an Ohio Trump supporter says he “accidentally” voted twice in BOTH the 2020 and 2022 elections.

Variety: During his trial in the UK for alleged sexual assault charges, Oscar winner Kevin Spacey defended his coming out as gay after being accused of sexual misconduct – “I was under a LOT of pressure.”

Spectrum News: President Joe Biden’s campaign announced that it raised more than $72 million from April to June with the Democratic National Committee and its joint fundraising committees – more than the Donald Trump and Ron DeSantis campaigns combined.

JoeMyGod: Tucker Carlson tried hard to get former Vice President Mike Pence to downplay the January 6 riots. He failed. Pence said, “It was a riot that took place in the Capitol that day.”