News: Corporate America Two-Steps Through Pride Month + More

News: Corporate America Two-Steps Through Pride Month + More
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Some news stories you might have missed:

Axios: Corporate America’s commitment to the LGBTQ+ community is under intense scrutiny during Pride Month as they try to delicately two-step their way through online haters, but consumers increasingly want them to take a stand with conviction.

Variety: In his upcoming memoir Pageboy (currently #1 on Amazon LGBTQ Biographies), Oscar-nominated actor Elliot Page reveals he was once confronted by a homophobic actor at a birthday party in Los Angeles who told him, “I’m going to f*ck you to make you realize you aren’t gay.”

Reuters: Oath Keepers militant group member David Moerschel was sentenced to three years in prison for seditious conspiracy and other crimes arising from the Jan. 6, 2021, attack on the US Capitol. #FuckedAroundFoundOut

Kenneth-in-the-212: Make sure to check out Kenneth’s weekly round-up of the what’s what in LGBTQ publications like the Dallas Voice celebrating 40 years of Pride.

News: Corporate America Two-Steps Through Pride Month + More

New York Times: The Labor Department issued another strong jobs report as 339,000 jobs were added to the U.S. economy in May. Figures were also revised upward for March and April leading the Dow Jones to close up today by more than 600 points.

JoeMyGod: Far-right nut-job Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene (R-GA) suddenly doesn’t want January 6 footage to be released because it could help still-uncharged rioters to be identified and charged.

The Advocate: Latvia has elected a gay man, Edgars Rinkēvičs, as president, a first for Baltic nations and the European Union.