News Round-Up: February 15, 2022

Branded the #RamRanchResistance, an explicit metal song about horny cowboys is being used to troll anti-vax truck drivers in Canada.
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Some news items you might have missed:

Queerty: In what’s been branded the #RamRanchResistance, an explicit metal song about horny cowboys is being used to troll anti-vax truck drivers in Canada.

Pink News: 322 current and former NCAA, Team USA and international swimmers and divers have sent a letter to the NCAA in support of trans college star Lia Thomas saying they “support and welcome transgender and non-binary athletes in our sport.”

Washington Blade: Olympic gold for gay ice dancer Guillaume Cizeron. So far, 2 gold medals have been awarded to out LGBTQ athletes competing in Beijing

Media Matters: A medical doctor recently praised by Sen. Ron Johnson (R-WI) made a deranged appearance on far-right conspiracy theorist Alex Jones’ broadcast where he announced the pandemic could be ended by killing several government officials and bombing the next meeting of the World Economic Forum.

Washington Post: Former Olympians Tara Lipinski and Johnny Weir did not refrain from sharing their thoughts on the figure skating situation playing out at the Beijing Olympic Games after a Russian skater tested positive for a banned substance but is being allowed to continue competing.

Out: Meanwhile, out U.S. track and field star Sha’Carri Richardson, who was forced out of competition at the Summer Olympics last year after testing positive for THC (a non-performance enhancing drug), wants to know why the Russian skater (tested positive for a performance enhancing drug) gets to continue competing.