News Round-Up: May 12, 2022

News Round-Up: May 12, 2022
Devin Way in ‘Queer As Folk’ (photo: Alyssa Moran/Peacock)

Some news items you might have missed:

Hollywood Reporter: Stephen Dunn, the creator of the new Queer As Folk reboot for Peacock says his storyline for the show, which will be set in New Orleans, was partly inspired by the Pulse nightclub tragedy.

Playbill: Produced by Michael Urie and performed by Drew Droege, Happy Birthday Doug has set its Off-Broadway return at SoHo Playhouse for four shows June 23-26 in celebration of Pride weekend.

OUT: There is a significant presence of LGBTQ+ nominees for the MTV Movie & TV Awards 2022 – from actors to reality stars to TV shows. Leading the nominations are shows like RuPaul’s Drag Race and Euphoria, but hit the link for the full list.

GMA: Ashley Judd sat down with Diane Sawyer to share about the passing of her mother, country music star Naomi Judd. Ashley shared that her mother took her own life with a firearm. She said the family wanted to speak before things “become public without our control.”

Back2Stonewall: CNN will be not be allowing the same-sex spouse of newly appointed White House Press Secretary Karine Jean-Pierre from covering “certain topics” connected to politics in an effort to avoid conflict of interest issues.

Kenneth-in-the-212: Kenneth’s latest edition of ‘Mask4Masc’ is a true winner snapped on the NYC subway. Get your tickets to the gun show below.

News Round-Up: May 12, 2022