News Round-Up: November 20, 2017

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Some news items you might have missed:

• Alex Abramov (above) seems to be handling the cold weather in NYC quite well 🙂

• According to a professor at Cornell University, young men are becoming comfortable identifying as “mostly straight” (as opposed to bisexual) which might be linked to relaxed millennial attitudes toward sexuality.

• Out singer Colum Scott of Britain’s Got Talent fame has a new song – “You Are The Reason.” He says the song is a “thank you to those special people who make our lives better, simply because they’re in it.” Watch below.

True Blood star Rutina Wesley has come out and announced her engagement.

• A Tennessee town has banned drag shows as being “sexually oriented business.”

• The mother of one of Kevin Spacey’s accusers says 8 more men have shared allegations with her.

• And, as today is Transgender Day of Remembrance, let’s take a listen to these trans young people about their feelings on how they are perceived and how they’d like to be seen: