San Francisco Declares the N.R.A. a ‘Domestic Terrorist Organization’ The New York Times said today that “the city’s lawmakers unanimously passed the resolution in response to recent mass shootings. The National Rifle Association called it a worthless ‘sound-bite remedy.'”
Netflix’s Grace And Frankie To End With Seventh Season Deadline reports that Grace and Frankie is set to end after its seventh and now final season – but not before amassing the most episodes of any Netflix original series. “The digital platform has handed the Jane Fonda and Lily Tomlin comedy a 16-episode run for its final season, taking the total number to 94. This comes ahead of the Season 6 premiere in January.”
Stunning portrait of trans woman wins national photography award Grace, a trans woman and medical student, was photographed by Allie Crewe reports Pink News.
#ICYMI Kristen Stewart said she was told ‘you might get a Marvel movie’ if she, girlfriend nixed PDA according to USA Today, Kristen Stewart says there was a time when she was warned that her sexual orientation was negatively impacting her career.
“I have fully been told, ‘If you just like do yourself a favor, and don’t go out holding your girlfriend’s hand in public, you might get a Marvel movie,'” Stewart remembered in an interview with Harper’s Bazaar UK that published online Monday. “I don’t want to work with people like that.”
Today however, the outlet reports things have changed for the 29-year-old and “people approach her, drawn to that undefined sexuality, wanting to make movies about it.”
How Matthew Lopez Transformed Howards End Into an Epic Play About Gay Life The New Yorker profiles the playwright about “The Inheritance,” opening soon on Broadway, which reimagines E. M. Forster’s novel as a lovingly wry portrait of New York’s gay community.
#ICYMI Leslie Jones Is Leaving SNL “Yes it’s true I am leaving Saturday Night Live,” the actress wrote on Twitter. “I cannot thank NBC, the producers, writers, and amazing crew enough for making SNL my second home these last five years. Lorne Michaels, you’ve changed my life in so many ways!”
Yes it’s true I am leaving Saturday Night Live. I cannot thank NBC, the producers, writers, and amazing crew enough for making SNL my second home these last five years. Lorne Michaels, you’ve changed my life in so many ways! Thank you for being my mentor and confidant and for pic.twitter.com/OjRrOx5owj
— Leslie Jones 🦋 (@Lesdoggg) September 3, 2019
Ryan White State Historical Marker Unveiled in Indiana POZ reports, “The newest Indiana state historical marker honors AIDS icon Ryan White, who died in 1990 at age 18. The marker was unveiled at the Hamilton Heights Middle School in Howard County, reports RTV6 news. In 1987, White transferred to the Hamilton Heights school, then a high school, after having been denied admittance to his school in Kokomo, Indiana, because he had HIV. White, who had hemophilia, contracted the virus in 1984 through a blood transfusion. The Kokomo community feared White would spread the virus to students and school staff. The White family relocated to Cicero, Indiana, and Ryan attended the Hamilton Heights school in Howard County.”
Crazy Rich Asians Writer Leaves Sequel Following Gross Gender Pay Disparity Jezebel reports, “Despite some incremental and largely cosmetic victories, Hollywood is a hostile place for women, particularly women of color. Here’s one recent example: According to the Hollywood Reporter, Crazy Rich Asians co-screenwriter Adele Lim (photo above) left the forthcoming sequel when she found she was making nearly eight to 10 times less than her fellow co-writer, Peter Chiarelli, a white man.”
Nicki Minaj Announces Retirement Consequence of Sound says Nicki Minaj says she is retiring. “I’ve decided to retire & have my family,” the rapper said in a tweet posted Thursday afternoon. “I know you guys are happy now. To my fans, keep reppin me, do it til da death of me, in the box- cuz ain’t nobody checkin me. Love you for LIFE.”
The Hidden Epidemic Of Abuse, Overdose, And Death Caused By The Sex Drug G In the first part of a major investigation by BuzzFeed News and Channel 4’s Dispatches, they reveal the hidden epidemic of sexual violence, drugging, and deaths caused by the drug G. The accompanying documentary will be broadcast on Sunday.
Happy Birthday Freddie Mercury! A new animated video aims to raise AIDS awareness on Freddie Mercury’s birthday. The four-minute video clip released by Universal Music Group accompanies the flamboyant Queen singer’s 1985 track “Love Me Like There’s No Tomorrow.”
Method Man Wants to Play Bishop On July 15, the Grammy Award-winning rapper posted an image on his Instagram page, depicting himself as Lucas Bishop with a caption that read, “thanx for the look now if we can get @marvel and @marvelstudios on board.. er’body tag.” The rapper also tagged Marvel Studios and Kevin Feige’s respective Instagram accounts in the post.The character of Lucas Bishop appears as one of the many mutants in the X-Men comics. A mutant with the ability to absorb all forms of radiant energy and expel it from his body, Bishop was last portrayed on screen by Omar Sy in the 2014 film X-Men: Days of Future Past.
With the X-Men franchise currently under the tutelage of Marvel Studios and up to be rebooted, it would be a fitting move to give Bishop another introduction to moviegoers and Method Man would be a viable choice for the role. Method Man, a self-confessed comic book lover, has appeared in films such as Red Tails, Keanu and Venom.
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