Some news items you might have missed:
• The Advocate: Last fall, Justices Samuel Alito and Clarence Thomas opened the Supreme Court’s term by calling for the overturning of its 2015 ruling that established marriage equality nationwide. Now we hear another case about personal privacy/private life is about to be overturned.
• Washington Blade: First they came for Roe; Obergefell is next.
First they came for Roe; Obergefell is next https://t.co/VvcDTV4kHD
— Washington Blade (@WashBlade) May 3, 2022
• LGBTQ Nation: Homophobia could end Madison Cawthorn’s career in politics & LGBTQ people know what karma is. After a lot worse scandals, it’s the suggestion of an inappropriate relationship with a man and a cruise ship game that are most likely to sink Cawthorn’s career.
• Queerty: This clip of Bernie Sanders downplaying threats to gay marriage and abortion hasn’t aged well.
Bernie Sanders on White voters:
“These people are struggling & voting against their own interests. Getting hung up on gay marriage, getting hung up on abortion. It’s time we start focussing on the economic issues that bring us together.” pic.twitter.com/L2UqLxY4a1
— chris evans (@notcapnamerica) May 3, 2022
• OUT: Kyan Douglas, one of the original Fab Five cast members from Bravo’s beloved 2000s reality makeover series Queer Eye for the Straight Guy, is officially retiring from television.
• Documentary: Jonathan Agassi Saved My Life offers a rare and intimate look at the world of gay adult entertainment and escorting, as well as a unique relationship between a mother and son.
The documentary scored the Ophir Prize (Israeli Oscar) for Best Documentary and screened at several international and LGBTQ film festivals including IDFA, Newfest and Outfest. The film will open in New York and Los Angeles later this month, with a wider distribution to follow.