News Round-Up: March 4, 2022

First look at the upcoming gay rom-com "Fire Island" landing on Hulu June 3.
A scene from Hulu’s “Fire Island”

Some news items you might have missed:

Gayety: Get your first look at Fire Island, a modern day rom-com inspired by Jane Austen’s Pride and Prejudice. The story centers around two best friends who set out to have a legendary week-long summer vacation with the help of cheap rosé and a cadre of eclectic friends. On Hulu June 3.

Kenneth-in-the-212: Check out Kenneth’s latest round-up of the what’s what in LGBTQ publications like Evan Peix covering Adelante Magazine.

Evan Peix covers Adelante Magazine

The Advocate: A Chechen warlord and a close advisor to the region’s leader Ramzan Kadyrov, said to have been involved in the persecution of LGBTQ+ people, was reportedly killed in Ukraine as Russia continues its invasion of the country.

Gay Times: LGBTQ+ activists in Ukraine fear ‘darkest times for queer people’ after Russia’s invasion. “It’s impossible to leave.”

Pink News: The student organizer of school walk-outs across Florida in protest against the state’s “Don’t Say Gay” bill has been suspended for distributing Pride flags.

NBC News: A new study finds that while straight men face an educational crisis, gay men excel academically.