Some news items you might have missed:
• Instagram: Andy Cohen took a moment on his late night show Watch What Happens Live to get serious about the monkeypox outbreak. Btw, cases in the U.S. seem to be doubling every 7 days.
• The Advocate: Hollywood legend Shirley MacLaine chats with John Casey about meditating during the pandemic in the New Mexico mountains, life with the Rat Pack, sexual identity, and more.
“It’s easy to contemplate that there are more than two sexes,” Shirley MacLaine told The Advocate. “Let yourself speculate on that for a minute, and it will be very revealing as to who you are.” https://t.co/Hbn2hZNllC
— The Advocate (@TheAdvocateMag) August 4, 2022
• Instinct Magazine: Imagine having a falling out with your dad when you came out as gay, only to find him on Grindr years later?
• Edge Media: Brandon Straka, a former hairstylist who became a MAGA influencer by creating the “Walk Away” campaign, reportedly threw his fellow MAGAts under the bus by providing federal authorities with “significant information” about Jan. 6 rioters.
• Out: HBO Max’s queer-inclusive Batgirl movie, which cost over $100 million to make, has been canceled with no plans for release anywhere.
— Out Magazine (@outmagazine) August 3, 2022