News: Teacher Fired For Discussing Gay Bears In Class + More

News: Teacher Fired For Discussing Gay Bears In Class + More
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Some news stories you might have missed:

LGBTQ Nation: A teacher in South Carolina was fired for discussing an article on gay bear subculture to students in her class.

The Advocate: John Casey chats with talented cast members from the hit HBO series Somebody Somewhere.

Pink News: The first Tokyo Rainbow Pride in four years took place today as the nation’s LGBTQ community vows to fight for same-sex marriage. Japan is the only country in the Group of Seven (G7) that still doesn’t recognize same-sex marriage.

Back2Stonewall: Will Kohler remembers the iconic NYC gay bar The Saint. The nightclub became famous in the 1980s as a safe space for gay men in an era when homophobia was still rampant, and many gay men felt isolated.

OUT: Nathan Lane talks on his new movie Beau Is Afraid also starring Joaquin Phoenix and Patti LuPone.

Twitter: Lizzo brought out the queens at her Nashville concert.

JoeMyGod: The virulently anti-LGBTQ One Million Moms (which is really about a dozen insane far-right women) is mad that a same-sex couple is included among five other diverse couples in the new ad from Men’s Warehouse.

So, of course, I’m here to celebrate the ad spot.