Some news items you might have missed:
• CNN: Following last week’s decision by the Supreme Court to not reverse lower courts’ decisions on the matter, the House Ways and Means Committee now has six years of Donald Trump’s federal tax returns.
House Ways and Means Committee now has six years of Donald Trump's federal tax returns https://t.co/lYvM4XqefD
— Jim Acosta (@Acosta) November 30, 2022
• The Advocate: A record 120 cities have earned a perfect 100 score on this year’s Human Rights Campaign Municipal Equality Index, which rates cities on anti-discrimination laws, benefits for public employees, and other factors that contribute to a positive climate for LGBTQ+ people.
• BBC: A Tokyo court has upheld a ban on same-sex marriage in Japan, but also said that the ban was a violation of human rights. The judge dismissed the case but also said that blocking gay couples from a legal pathway to marriage was irrational.
Japan court upholds ban on same-sex marriage but raises rights issue https://t.co/pHt325dQyU
— BBC News (World) (@BBCWorld) November 30, 2022
• NPR: The House Democratic Caucus has elected 52-year-old Rep. Hakeem Jeffries (D-NY) to lead their caucus. As House minority leader, Jeffries will be the first Black person to lead a major political party in Congress.
• Kenneth-in-the-212: Just a reminder that it’s Wrestle Wednesday over at KIT212.
• Boy Culture: Matt Rettenmund serves up the latest from the current Hulu series Welcome To Chippendales.
• Gayety: Since we’re in World Cup mode, check out this Top 10 list of Iconic Gay and Lesbian Soccer players including Josh Cavallo, Robbie Rogers, and Megan Rapinoe.
• Instinct Magazine: Daniel Craig on playing gay in his new movie Glass Onion: A Knives Out Mystery – “Who wouldn’t want to…?”
The film, which looks way fun, lands on Netflix December 23.