Pete Buttigieg Competes In Ironman Triathlon + More News

Chasten and Pete Buttigieg
Chasten and Pete Buttigieg (image via Instagram)

Some news items you might have missed:

LGBTQ Nation: Transportation Secretary Pete Buttigieg competed in the IRONMAN 70.3 triathlon over the weekend, and social media exploded with kudos.

The Advocate: A new survey shows most Americans don’t want lawmakers focusing on transgender issues. Also – most believe that lawmakers don’t know enough about transgender issues to make policies.

Pink News: America’s first openly transgender state senator, Sarah McBride, is set for yet another historic win as she leads in the polls for Delaware’s Congressional seat.

Hollywood Reporter: Drew Barrymore has reversed course after much criticism and now says she won’t resume her talk show until after the Hollywood strikes are over.

Politico: Democrats in the California Legislature are trying to remove Donald Trump from the state’s March 5 primary ballot arguing that Trump isn’t eligible to be on the ballot for inciting an insurrection when a mob of his supporters attacked the U.S. Capitol on Jan. 6, 2021.

New York Times: Jann Wenner, co-founder of Rolling Stone Magazine, was asked why his new book of interviews with music legends over the years doesn’t include any women or POC: “Just none of them were as articulate enough on this intellectual level.” p.s. He’s since apologized…