Lebanon Moves To Ban ‘Barbie’ Movie + More News

Lebanon Moves To Ban ‘Barbie’ Movie + More News
R-L Margot Robbie as Barbie, and Ryan Gosling, as Ken, in Greta Gerwig’s “Barbie” (photo: Warner Bros.)

Some news items you might have missed:

ABC News: “Barbie” is set to open in the Middle East, but Lebanon and Kuwait are moving to ban the film for “promoting homosexuality.” There are no overt references to LGBTQ rights in the film.

The Advocate: Florida Republican Party chair Christian Ziegler encourages “perverted” Don’t Say Gay opponents to leave the state.

Pink News: A new report from the Human Rights Campaign (HRC) found that 46% of young people in the U.S. feel unsafe at school.

Chicago Tribune: Illinois Gov. J.B. Pritzker has approved a measure that would allow firearm retailers or manufacturers to be sued for marketing guns to people under 18.

Hawaii News Now: Amazon founder Jeff Bezos and his fiancee Lauren Sanchez announced they’ll donate $100 million to Maui wildfire relief efforts.

Instinct Magazine: A new inclusive residential living community — Gallo 64 — welcomes everyone but is particularly excited to welcome senior members of the LGBTQ community.