News Round-Up: September 20, 2019

Some news items you might have missed:

InstaHunks: Can we talk about the massive thighs (above) of hottie Dan Tai? That represents a whole lotta leg days… #dang

ESPN: Out Olympian Gus Kenworthy pens a personal essay explaining how he landed his new role on American Horror Story: 1984, and how quickly he felt the LGBTQ community was quick to ‘cut him down.’

Twitter: Looking fabulous at 50, Jennifer Lopez closed out the Versace Spring 2020 show in Milan in a reimagined version of her iconic 2000 Grammy dress. #YouBettaWalk

Medium: Democratic presidential hopeful Mayor Pete Buttigieg shares his thoughts as a gay military veteran on the 8th anniversary of the repeal of ‘Don’t Ask Don’t Tell.’

Media Matters: Anti-LGBTQ lawyer Kristen Waggoner told Fox News that policies protecting LGBTQ people from discrimination are bad for business. In reality, more than 160 leading businesses support federal nondiscrimination protections for LGBTQ people, and the vast majority of Fortune 500 companies have inclusive policies.

Washington Post: Making an apparent reference to transgender women, HUD Secretary Ben Carson expressed concern about “big, hairy men” trying to stay in women’s homeless shelters during an internal meeting. Carson also lamented that society no longer seemed to know the difference between men and women, two of the agency staffers said.

New Music: “Memories” marks the first new music from three-time GRAMMY® Award-winning band Maroon 5 since the release of their global anthem “Girls Like You” in 2017.

Singer and songwriter Adam Levine said about the new track: In an ever-increasingly crazy world, let’s just carve out one moment to think of those we love and share the memories of the ones we’ve lost.”