Some news items you might have missed:
• The Advocate: Tennessee Gov. Bill Lee signed three more anti-LGBTQ+ bills into law Wednesday. Tennessee has enacted a total of 19 anti-LGBTQ+ laws since 2015, the most of any state.
• Kenneth-in-the-212: Check out this week’s round-up of the what’s what in LGBTQ publications including the latest from Gloss Magazine.
• Times Union: The NY Post published a story about veterans being displaced by migrants on May 12. The story has since been debunked and 3 homeless men have come forward saying they were paid to pose as displaced vets.
• Washington Post: Computer scientist Robert Zeidman is suing MyPillow chief executive Mike Lindell for a $5 million prize after arbitrators found that he successfully challenged data related to Lindell’s false claims that the 2020 presidential election was stolen thus winning Lindell’s “Prove Mike Wrong” contest.
Mike Lindell’s $5 million contest winner takes him to federal court – The Washington Post https://t.co/PndZE2uD0L
— Mark S. Getzfred (@marknyt) May 20, 2023
• New York Post: Former Republican New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie is preparing to announce his entrance into the 2024 GOP presidential race “in the coming days.” Didn’t he get beat up enough by Trump in 2016?
• New Music: Out Latinx transmasculine recording artist Jakk Fynn drops his new EP Can’t Look Back.
In the title track, Jakk self-reflects on the ups and downs of his personal journey and the figures that helped him get to where he finds himself now embracing the power of goodbye and moving forward.