Some news items you might have missed:
• Pink News: UK Olympic gold medal diver Tom Daley said it’s his “mission” to stop countries where being LGBT+ is punishable by death from competing in the Olympics.
Tom Daley wants homophobic countries banned from Olympics https://t.co/ZUSmrnw5X3
— PinkNews (@PinkNews) October 11, 2021
• The Advocate: A judge in Turkey’s capital of Ankara has found that activists who participated in a university Pride march couldn’t be held responsible for a crime since participating in Pride is not one.
• Buzzfeed: Breaking down five things to know about being a gay autistic person.
• Reuters: Merck has applied for U.S. emergency use authorization for its drug to treat mild-to-moderate patients of COVID-19, putting it on course to become the first oral antiviral medication for the disease. Molnupiravir cut the rate of hospitalization and death by 50% in a trial of mild-to-moderately ill patients.
• Gr8erDays: The Hollywood nostalgia site reminded us over the weekend that woofy Scott Bakula celebrated another trip around the sun.