‘The Old Gays’ And Their 9.2M TikTok Followers + More News

The Old Gays - image via Instagram
The Old Gays (image via Instagram)

Some news items you might have missed:

LGBTQ Nation: “The Old Gays” never thought they’d survive HIV, but now they have over 9.2 million TikTok followers and they’re using that influence to fight ageism and advocate for LGBTQ+ rights.

Washington Blade: Lawmakers in Ukraine on Thursday unanimously approved a bill that will ban discrimination based on sexual orientation and gender identity. In August, President Zelenskyy spoke in support of civil partnerships. #progress

Washington Post: Virulently anti-LGBTQ Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton has reportedly been trying to compile a list of transgender Texans. If that doesn’t send a chill down your back…

Music Mayhem: Out American Idol alum Adam Lambert delivered a stunning performance of Duran Duran’s “Ordinary World” during the finale of The Voice this week in honor of the victims who lost their lives in the Club Q mass shooting in Colorado Springs.

LGBTQ Nation: Conservative activist Bruce Friedman is trying to get over 3,600 book titles banned from Florida schools. He claims the books – many of which are LGBTQ-centric or anti-racist – contain so-called “porn, critical race theory, social-emotional learning, [and] fluid gender.”

CNN: The rioter at the front of a mob that chased US Capitol Police Officer Eugene Goodman up flights of stairs near the Senate chamber on January 6, 2021, has been sentenced to five years behind bars.