Jeremy Pope Quit Major Film After Being Dissed For Being Gay + More News

Jeremy Pope (image via Instagram)

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OUT: Out Golden Globe nominee Jeremy Pope reveals that before his acclaimed performance in The Inspection, he walked away from another huge role because that film’s director felt he wouldn’t be believable (because he’s gay). Continue reading “Jeremy Pope Quit Major Film After Being Dissed For Being Gay + More News”

Brazil: Bolsonaro Signals Transfer Of Power After Losing Re-Election

President Jair Bolsonaro of Brazil (photo: Flickr/Isac Nóbrega – CC license)

After becoming the first incumbent president to lose reelection in Brazil since democracy returned to the country in 1985, Jair Bolsonaro agreed to transfer power to President-elect Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva without conceding he lost the election two days ago. Continue reading “Brazil: Bolsonaro Signals Transfer Of Power After Losing Re-Election”

Brazil Ousts Conservative President Bolsonaro After One Term

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With 99.2 percent of the vote counted, the Superior Electoral Court of Brazil has announced that former President Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva has won his country’s presidential election (again) over current President Jair Bolsonaro.

It’s a dramatic end to Bolsonaro’s one term in office marked by four divisive years in office. Continue reading “Brazil Ousts Conservative President Bolsonaro After One Term”