Some news items you might have missed:
• Attitude Magazine: Luke Macfarlane says he finds it “tough” to watch himself in his current movie, Bros. “It reminds me of a part of myself. He [Aaron] was uncomfortable in his own skin, even though he looks the part and is seemingly popular.”
• The Advocate: Rowan Ward, a nonbinary contestant in the Second Chance Tournament on Jeopardy!, won their semifinal game in an episode that aired Wednesday and advanced to the two-part finals in the tournament, which will be broadcast Thursday and Friday.
• Edge Media: Two gay Armenian men jumped to their deaths ‘because of intolerance’ after posting a pic on Instagram of themselves kissing. “Happy ending. The decisions about sharing the photos and our next steps were made by both of us,” read the caption accompanying the photo.
• BosGuy: My favorite Boston-based gay blog has the skinny on what’s to do this weekend in Bean Town.
• Instinct Magazine: A new docuseries in the UK – “Love Against The Odds” – celebrates and shines a light on love stories that have overcome prejudice, trauma, struggles and misunderstanding demonstrating that even when the odds are stacked against them, love can conquer all.
• Post & Courier: Gov. Henry McMaster said he’d support South Carolina’s voided bans on same-sex marriage if the U.S. Supreme Court ever overturned its 2015 ruling that guaranteed that right to gay couples nationwide.
• AP News: Albuquerque Cosper Head, who dragged Capitol police officer Michael Fanone into a mob of rioters, was sentenced to more than seven years in prison. Head initially told Fanone he was going to help get the officer out of one of the Lower West Terrace’s tunnel, but then grabbed Fanone by the neck and dragged him into the crowd yelling, “I’ve got one!”
A Tennessee man who dragged a police officer into a mob of rioters, initiating one of the most harrowing acts of violence during the U.S. Capitol attack , was sentenced on Thursday to more than seven years in prison. https://t.co/D3CdBpjSWv
— The Associated Press (@AP) October 27, 2022