News: BBC Doc Chronicles Out Footballer’s Journey To Acceptance + More

Zander Murray's journey to acceptance is the subject of a new BBC documentary, Disclosure: Out on the Pitch.
Zander Murray (image via Instagram)

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Pink News: Gay footballer Zander Murray says he desperately tried to live life as a straight man, describing his 20s as a form of personal “conversion therapy” that he pushed himself through. Murray’s journey to acceptance is the subject of a new BBC documentary, Disclosure: Out on the Pitch. Continue reading “News: BBC Doc Chronicles Out Footballer’s Journey To Acceptance + More”

Pro-Trump Candidate Calls For Executing Parents Of LGBTQ Kids + More News

Pastor Mark Burns, the Trump-endorsed Republican candidate in South Carolina’s 4th Congressional District, has called for the arrest and execution of those who advocate for LGBTQ rights and the protection of trans children.
Mark Burns (image via MarkBurns.org)

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The Advocate: Pastor Mark Burns, the Trump-endorsed GOP candidate in South Carolina’s 4th Congressional District, has called for the arrest and execution of those who advocate for LGBTQ rights and the protection of trans children. Continue reading “Pro-Trump Candidate Calls For Executing Parents Of LGBTQ Kids + More News”

News Round-Up: April 23, 2021

Brody the wonder pup

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Brody Watch: Long day of real estate-ing for me today, and I come home to this guy (above). Brody was pretty much giving me “Where have you been???” #doglife #CutenessOverload #ThatFace

Washington Blade: President Biden is set to nominate members of the LGBTQ community with a background in LGBTQ rights for high-ranking civilian positions at the Defense Department.

BosGuy: Our stalwart Boston-based blogger offers this week’s ‘Furry Friday’ installment – equal parts cute and sexy. Worth the click 😉

Instagram: My good friend Larry at TheOUTfront.com sent this to me with the caption, “Something tells me his name is Brody.” #NailedIt #elephants

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New York Times: Now that more than half of adults in the United States have received at least one Covid-19 vaccine dose and the country has surpassed 200 million administered doses, demand for shots appears to be slowing in many areas. Some county health departments have started closing some of their mass vaccination sites for lack of customers.

NPR: Caitlyn Jenner, the Olympic gold medalist with a reality-show family, announced Friday that she will run for governor of California as the state’s current governor, Gavin Newsom, is likely to face a recall election this year. #NoThankYou

Gr8erDays: Lee Majors (Big Valley, Six Million Dollar Man, The Fall Guy) turns 82 today. Check out photos from across his nearly 6 decades-long career below.

News Round-Up: April 19, 2021

Kara 'Karen' Bell refused to identify herself to officers after refusing to wear a face mask in a Nordstrom Rack
Michael Cimino in 'Love, Victor'
Michael Cimino in ‘Love, Victor’ (image via Hulu)

Some news items you might have missed:

Instinct Magazine: The show runners for the Hulu series Love, Victor starring Michael Cimino (above) say the second season (arriving June 11) will age up a bit in terms of content with an ‘edgier’ sense of humor.

New York Times: The iconic Village Voice is back on news stands for the first time since its shutdown in 2018.

KVUE: Lake Travis ISD School Board candidate Kara Bell (photo) was given an assault citation last week after a confrontation with a store employee at Nordstrom Rack when Bell refused to put on a mask upon entry of the store. As you can see in the police body cam video, Bell refused to ID herself even though she was being detained announcing, “”I am a Christian woman of God.”

Kenneth-in-the-212: In his new feature, Kenneth puts the focus on ‘man-spreaders’ and their ‘spread.’

Washington Post: Capitol Police officer Brian D. Sicknick suffered two strokes and died of natural causes a day after he confronted rioters at the Jan. 6 insurrection, the District’s chief medical examiner has ruled. The ruling, released Monday, likely will make it difficult for prosecutors to pursue homicide charges in the officer’s death.

CBS News: The jury has begun deliberations following closing arguments in the trial of Derek Chauvin, the fired Minneapolis police officer charged in George Floyd’s death. Chauvin is charged with second-degree murder, third-degree murder and second-degree manslaughter.

CNN: The Army is preparing to approve a request for DC National Guard forces to deploy as soon as Monday night if there is unrest in the wake of the verdict in the Derek Chauvin trial.

MSN: A suspected poacher was trampled to death by a herd of elephants in South Africa’s Kruger National Park on Saturday. That’ll learn ’em.

InstaHunk Round-Up: Weekend Edition

Dan Tai pauses to pose with a pachyderm

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Checking in on my favorite hunks of Instagram this fine Sunday.

First up, fitness model Dan Tai (above) paused to pose with a pachyderm.

Grey’s Anatomy star Alex Landi knows how to find his light:

Fitness guru and doctor of dental medicine Curtis Fitzgerald paused in a pensive moment:

Cheyenne Jackson grew a beard for work reasons. His hubby likes but his kiddos say it’s scratchy. #wildandwooly

SportsBubbleButt had soccer (and other things) on their mind:

Olympic diver Tom Daley did a sassy photoshoot for Man About Town Magazine:

Actor and singer Jim Newman has decided he’s going to nap with his boo until the end of the pandemic. “Hey Siri, set an alarm for…”

Joel Green ignored the sand and soaked up the sun in Spain:

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Marketing and communications specialist Raynald Rabindra Soeharto wants to “stay weird, be unique.”

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Bremen Menelli ran up a hill in North Carolina and shared the “view.”

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Max Emerson is on Day 6 of his Canadian quarantine in Montreal:

Gustavo Spolini captured the magic of a New York City sunset. #coolpic