News Round-Up: September 29, 2021

Some news items you might have missed:

The Advocate: The University of Michigan marching band celebrated the school’s Spectrum Center — which supports and educates around LGBTQ+ topics – with a half-time show at this past Saturday’s football game featuring music from Diana Ross, Lady Gaga, Whitney Houston, Madonna, and more.

OUT: With the recent premiere of Daniel Craig’s final outing as James Bond, OUT considers several out actors who could fill 007’s shoes.

Pink News: Real Housewives of New York City alum Bethenny Frankel has egged on her critics to “cancel” her after she went on a transphobic podcast rant about a trans girl who attended the same camp as her daughter.

New York Times: A judge granted Britney Spears’ request to temporarily remove her father as conservator of her estate. The arrangement has controlled her finances and personal life for 13 years.

Mediaite: Anti-vaccine mandate protesters became so unruly at an Executive Council meeting in New Hampshire the meeting ended up being cancelled and state employees had to be escorted out of the room by police for their personal safety.

Instinct Magazine: A viral TikTok video shows a teenage boy putting on makeup when his father walks in on him. The teen looks frightened when he hears his dad walking in and quickly turns off the lights to try to hide his face. Grab a tissue for what happens next.

NBC News: In the past two weeks, Alaska’s COVID-19 case count increased by 72 percent, the highest in the nation, as it tops all-time state case and death records.