Some news items you might have missed:
• Instinct Magazine: Nobody is mad at Calvin Klein’s new underwear ads featuring CREED III star and director Michael B. Jordan. #eyecandy
• The Advocate: Massachusetts Gov. Maura Healey, one of the nation’s first out lesbian governors, said Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis is seeking to take the U.S. “backwards” with his state’s “don’t say gay” and Stop WOKE laws, and his rejection of a course on African American history.
• TriState: While the governor of Tennessee signed into law a bill that bans drag performances in public, how about folks who are concerned “for the children” do more about these straight youth pastors being convicted on charges of sexually assaulting young girls.
• Gayety: Storm Reid, one of the actresses featured in the latest episode of HBO Max’s The Last of Us as half of a lesbian couple, has no time for haters who criticized the episode: “If you don’t like it, don’t watch.”
• WPDE: A new bill introduced in the South Carolina Statehouse could put the death penalty on the table for women who get an abortion. Because nothing says ‘pro-life’ like the death penalty, huh?
New: South Carolina Republicans have introduced a bill that would allow women to be executed if they have an abortion. The bill is also vague enough to potentially include miscarriages. https://t.co/EMaeJz9EA3
— No Lie with Brian Tyler Cohen (@NoLieWithBTC) March 3, 2023
• Rolling Stone: A number of British pop artists have turned down the opportunity to play at King Charles III’s coronation in May. The Spice Girls, Adele, Harry Styles, Robbie Williams, and Elton John were reportedly asked to play and refused the offer.
• Variety: ABBA’s ‘Voyage’ virtual concert — which opened in a specially built London arena last May and has sold more than 1 million tickets — will go on a global tour, Universal Music Group chairman Lucian Grainge confirmed on Thursday.
ABBA’s ‘Voyage’ Virtual Concert to Go on Tour ‘Around the World’ https://t.co/qxkjCEpxkc
— Variety (@Variety) March 2, 2023