Some news items you might have missed:
• Variety: Netflix has given a 10 episode order for “The Corps,” about Cameron, a bullied, gay high school student who joins the Marine Corps with his straight best friend, Ray — a dangerous move when being gay in the military meant jail time or worse.
• JoeMyGod: After being banned from the floor of the Montana House of Representatives, Rep. Zooey Zephyr has been working from a bench in the Capitol hallway. Now, hateful Karens are occupying the bench Zephyr is forced to work standing up.
Check out the hateful Karens on that bench. https://t.co/uh6D47iqrD
— JoeMyGod (@JoeMyGod) May 1, 2023
• NBC News: Florida Rep. Michele Rayner-Goolsby, the first out Black lesbian lawmaker in her state, is done with the anti-LGBTQ legislation in her state. “I’m literally trying to exist. The harsh things that they’re saying are to prop up a governor’s political ambition, and their desire and quest for power.”
• Gothamist: Anna Kaplan, a former Democratic state senator from Long Island, has filed paperwork to challenge embattled Republican Congressman George Santos in 2024.
Anna Kaplan, a former Democratic state senator from Long Island, has filed paperwork to challenge Congressman George Santos in 2024.https://t.co/TVx7Akj8OL
— Gothamist (@Gothamist) May 1, 2023
• Media Matters: Recently obtained behind-the-scenes video shows former Fox News host Tucker Carlson criticizing those in charge of Fox Nation, the network’s streaming platform, for its “unbelievable” failings saying, “Nobody watches Fox Nation because the site sucks.”
• Instinct Magazine: Perpetual badass Jason Momoa answered the door naked (except for an open pink robe) for his “Gym & Fridge” interview with Men’s Health.