NYC Gay Bar Designated A Landmark + More News

NYC Gay Bar Designated A Landmark + More News
Julius’ Bar in New York City (screen capture)

Some news items you might have missed:

Edge Media: The Landmarks Preservation Commission has designated the long-running gay bar in New York City, Julius’ Bar, as an individual landmark. In 1966, it was against the law to serve alcohol to gay people. Then activists decided to stage the infamous “sip-in” at Julius’ to make a point.

Twitter: The family of fallen DC Police Officer Sicknick pointedly refused to acknowledge Kevin McCarthy and Mitch McConnell at an honors ceremony yesterday. His mom, Gladys Sicknick, later said, “They’re just two-faced.”

New York Times: A federal judge ordered Donald Trump’s legal team to confirm there were no more classified documents in the Donald’s possession. Yep – two more classified docs were found in a storage unit.

Florida Politics: A federal grand jury has indicted Florida Republican state Rep. Joe Harding on six felony counts. The indictment alleges that Harding, who authored the state’s hideous Don’t Say Gay law,  fraudulently obtained more than $150,000 in COVID-19 Small Business Administration loans.

LawnStarter: Check out this list of 2022’s Most Festive Cities. I won’t give them away here, but my town of Las Vegas made the top ten 🙂

Queerty: Apparently, many people thought for years that this guest spot by Kristen Johnston (3rd Rock From The Sun) was Kirstie Alley (Cheers), who passed earlier this week from a brief bout with colon cancer.