News Round-Up: June 7, 2021

(image via Twitter/SFGiants)

Some news items you might have missed:

Mr. Man: The powers that be at MrMan have assembled the 100 most iconic gay kisses in the history of cinema in a rapid-fire 10 minute video. Definitely worth the click.

LGBTQNation: The San Francisco Giants became the first team in Major League Baseball to wear Pride colors onto the field on June 5 for their Pride Day game against the Chicago Cubs. The Giants updated their logo’s colors to incorporate Pride into their uniforms and caps.

Instinct Magazine: When a 15 year-old male student was kicked out of school for wearing a skirt, male teachers began teaching their classes while wearing skirts in solidarity.

MetroSource: The creative team behind the Red Hot calendars (which feature ginger hotties) is taking applications for the 2022 edition.

MetroWeekly: The Pentagon will keep a Trump-era ban on Pride flags being flown at military bases, despite President Joe Biden pledging to reverse it.

Queerty: Actor Wil Wheaton, known for his longtime role as kid genius Wesley Crusher on Star Trek: The Next Generation, welcomed pride month this weekend by giving a special shout-out to his queer fans. Wheaton, 48, publicly acknowledged the number of Star Trek fans that had a crush on the actor–or his character–during the show’s run.

Then, Wheaton’s wife, Anne Wheaton chimed in. And that was followed by Wheaton’s TV mom, Gates McFadden, voicing her support. #VeryCute