Catching up on some of the day’s headlines:
• Grindr: The gay dating app’s blog shared year-end stats including the countries with the most tops, bottoms, highest number of open relationships, U.S. city with the highest percentage of “looking right now” and more.
#GrindrUnwrapped: A Look Back at 2021 👀 the world began to open up this year, and so did you 🍑 here are some stats on how you (mis)behaved 😈
— Grindr (@Grindr) December 29, 2021
• Pink News: 61 brave and brilliant role models who spoke their truths and came out as LGBTQ in 2021 including athletes, actors, politicians and more.
• Raw Story: A bill in the Oklahoma legislature would give any parent the power to ban books (yep, LGBTQ subject matter) in school districts. The legislation also empowers parents to collect at least $10,000 for each day a book is not removed.
Oklahoma bill would allow any parent to ban book and collect $10,000 per day if it's not removed from schoolhttps://t.co/PoRRbQP4X0
— Raw Story (@RawStory) December 27, 2021
• HuffPost: An interviewer asked Nicole Kidman about her marriage to Tom Cruise. It didn’t go well…
• Politico: The Marine Corps announced Thursday that it has kicked out 206 troops for refusing the Covid-19 vaccine. Note: upon joining, service members get over a dozen vaccinations. Apparently, only this one is an issue.
• The Advocate: A U.S. District judge has granted an Indiana high school’s gay-straight alliance equal rights as other student clubs at the school, following a lawsuit the students filed with the school and their school district in September.
🚨 BREAKING: A judge has ruled that Pendleton Heights High School cannot continue denying the school’s Gay-Straight Alliance club their ability to fundraise and to promote their club.
This is a victory for LGBTQ rights & students’ free speech rights. 🎉
— ACLU of Indiana (@ACLUIndiana) December 22, 2021