Monday, January 23, 2017

News Round-Up: January 23, 2017

Pennsylvania state Rep. Brian Sims

Some news items you may have missed:

• Woofy out Pennsylvania state Rep. Brian Sims has re-introduced legislation that would ban so-called ex-gay/conversion therapy. Could we love this guy any more?

• White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer says he doesn't know if President Trump plans to retain or repeal the previous administration's executive order that bans anti-LGBT discrimination among federal contractors in place.

• US intelligence teams are investigating calls between Mike Flynn, President Donald Trump's national security adviser, and Russia's ambassador to the US in regarding Russian activities in the US. Ruh-roh.

• A Texas state lawmaker has filed legislation that would completely remove access to abortion in his state saying it would “force” women to be “more personally responsible” with sex. Seriously?

• Donald Trump is the first president to begin his administration with less than 50% approval rating in Gallup Poll.

• Happy 84th birthday, 2-time Tony Award winner Chita Rivera! I've found the gayest & grooviest dance clip I could to celebrate. Watch below:

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