News Round-Up: December 12, 2017

News Round-Up: December 12, 2017

Some news items you might have missed:

• Happy Tuesday! Keep your spirits up with some holiday color and lights (above).

• Former Oklahoma City mayor Kirk Humphreys told a television audience recently that accepting homosexuality is the same as accepting pedophilia. #SRSLY

• Alabama Republican Senate candidate Roy Moore told radio show hosts that getting rid of the constitutional amendments after the Tenth Amendment would “eliminate many problems.” Just to remind you some of those would be the 13th amendment (ended slavery), 14th amendment (guarantees equal protection), 15th amendment (prevents voter discrimination), and 19th amendment (gives women the right to vote).

• It took 8 years, but a man who was ejected from a taxi for kissing the top of his partner’s head has finally triumphed in his lawsuit filed against the taxi driver and taxi company.

• Highly acclaimed gay coming-of-age flick Call Me By Your Name snagged three Golden Globe nominations (Best Motion Picture Drama, Best Actor, Best Supporting Actor). The full list of nominations here.

• Viral Video: A peanut farmer, who admits he was anti-gay himself, spoke about losing his gay daughter as he picketed a Roy Moore rally last night. Watch below.