Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson Hearings + More News

Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson during her Supreme Court confirmation hearings
Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson (screen capture via C-Span)

Some news items you might have missed:

The Advocate: During the confirmation hearings for Supreme Court nominee Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson, Sen. John Cornyn of Texas called the high court’s marriage equality ruling an “edict” and an example of creating a right that doesn’t exist in the Constitution.

Washington Blade: Utah’s Republican Governor Spencer Cox vetoed House Bill 11 — anti-transgender legislation that would ban Trans youth from playing on sports teams that correspond with their gender identity. Lawmakers are already eyeing an override vote.

Gayety: After a 3 month hiatus, Grammy Award winner Lil Nas X is back on social media with his visual commentary we’ve all come to expect.

Back2Stonewall: Disney employees threaten a walk-out over the Mouse House’s funding of elected officials in Florida who supported the state’s “Don’t Say Gay” law.

NBC News: Adult film star Stormy Daniels has lost her appeal in her failed defamation suit against Donald Trump — leaving her owing almost $300,000 in legal fees to the former president.

Deadline: CBS is planning to launch a reality dating show titled The Real Love Boat inspired by the classic 70s series.  According to CBS, “The indispensable crew members including the ‘captain’ and the ‘cruise director’ will play pivotal roles in the matchmaking and navigation of the romance and sometimes turbulent waters ahead.”