News: Biden Condemns Uganda’s Anti-Gay Law + More

President Joe Biden delivers remarks on the anniversary of the violent January 6 invasion of the U.S. Capitol building.
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Washington Blade: President Joe Biden on Monday condemned Uganda’s Anti-Homosexuality Act that the country’s president has signed. Biden says he has directed the National Security Council to evaluate the implications of the law on all aspects of U.S. engagement with Uganda. Continue reading “News: Biden Condemns Uganda’s Anti-Gay Law + More”

Podcast: Target Becomes The Target, ‘Heartstopper’ Season 2 + More LGBTQ News

In this episode of The Randy Report - France bans conversion therapy, Florida Republicans push "Don't Say Gay" bill, bad news for Ellen DeGeneres, Adam Rippon has good news, and the award-winning Western short film STEAM! premieres on Revry.

In this week’s podcast:

• Target became the target of anti-LGBTQ ire for its annual Pride Month merchandise

• The CDC reports new HIV infections are declining

• Montana bans ANYONE in drag reading to children

• Netflix gave us a first look at the upcoming Season 2 of its acclaimed queer-centric romantic series “Heartstopper” ahead of its premiere this August

All that and more in this episode of The Randy Report.

Target Removing Pride Merchandise After Bigots Complained

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Target has announced it is “making adjustments” to their Pride Month plans by removing some of its Pride merchandise from stores as well as shifting the remaining items to the back of stores.

This comes after a small number of anti-LGBTQ customers have begun confronting store staff and managers, sometimes resulting in violence. Continue reading “Target Removing Pride Merchandise After Bigots Complained”

News: Netflix Orders Gay Marine Series + Hateful Montana Karens + More

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Some news items you might have missed:

Variety: Netflix has given a 10 episode order for “The Corps,” about Cameron, a bullied, gay high school student who joins the Marine Corps with his straight best friend, Ray — a dangerous move when being gay in the military meant jail time or worse. Continue reading “News: Netflix Orders Gay Marine Series + Hateful Montana Karens + More”