Montana’s Anti-Drag Law Blocked + Carly Rae Jepsen + More News

Carly Rae Jepsen
Carly Rae Jepsen (promo photo)

Some news items you might have missed:

The Advocate: A federal judge in Montana has temporarily blocked the state law banning drag queen story hours and restricting other drag performances. The block comes just in time for Montana Pride, which begins in the state capital of Helena July 30.

Pink News: A pregnant trans man, Camdyn Rider, was shot dead in Florida by his fiancé, Riley John Groover, who then took his own life. At the time of his death, Rider was eight months pregnant.

LGBTQ Nation: Rep. Lauren Boebert celebrates Anheuser-Busch laying off 350 workers. She added an American flag emoji to show off her patriotism as she celebrated the layoffs.

Queerty: A collection of 40 rare vintage photos of Madonna in honor of the 40th anniversary of her iconic debut album this week.

JoeMyGod: Former Vice President Mike Pence vows to reinstate a ban on transgender soldiers in the U.S. military. Good thing he’ll never be president…

New Music: LGBTQ ally Carly Rae Jepsen drops “Shy Boy” from her new collection, The Loveliest Time. The funky retro-vibes are guaranteed to make you bounce. I like.