Some news items you might have missed:
• Queerty: Of course Todrick Hall is being a sore loser over ‘Celebrity Big Brother.’ And yes, he cancelled all of his interviews.
The best lines #TodrickExposedParty #CBBUSA3 #TodrickHall
"One of your favorite movies is ‘Wizard of Oz,’ but you’ve forgotten that we can see behind the curtain, so I’m going to choose the lesser of two evils." pic.twitter.com/RBkcRpLsMd
— Franco (@FrancoandMarco) February 24, 2022
• NBC News: The American Psychological Association condemned a directive from Texas Gov. Greg Abbot calling on “licensed professionals” and “members of the general public” to report the parents of transgender minors to state authorities if it appears the minors are receiving gender-affirming medical care.
• The Advocate: Good Morning America cohost Robin Roberts will be absent from the show from time to time while her partner, Amber Laign, undergoes treatment for cancer, Roberts announced Thursday.
• Justice Department: Robert Fehring pleaded guilty in federal court to mailing more than 20 letters threatening to assault, shoot, and bomb LGBTQ affiliated individuals, organizations and businesses including NYC Pride. Fehring faces up to five years’ imprisonment.
• HuffPost: With her barrier-smashing “Jeopardy!” stint now behind her, Amy Schneider is shifting her focus to matters of the heart as she revealed on social media that she and her girlfriend, Genevieve Davis, had gotten engaged.