News Round-Up: December 7, 2021

Some news items you might have missed:

CTV: Conversion therapy will soon be banned across Canada after Bill C-4 has now cleared both the House of Commons and Senate without changes, in just over a week. Once it receives royal assent, the bill will become law.

Back2Stonewall: Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) arrested and charged on Monday a Long Island man for mailing letters threatening to assault, shoot, and bomb LGBT affiliated individuals, organizations, and businesses and NYC PRIDE.

NBC Out: Six countries have banned Steven Speilberg’s film adaptation of the classic musical West Side Story due to the character of Anybodys (traditionally seen as a ‘tom boy’) being portrayed as transgender and played by a nonbinary actor.

The Advocate: Jussie Smollett testifies under oath he did cocaine, masturbated with alleged attacker.

USA Today: About 130 Capitol Police officers have left since the Jan. 6 insurrection. About 140 officers were injured during the Capitol riot and five have died since then.