Wednesday, March 29, 2017

News Round-Up: March 29, 2017

The cast of What Happens at the Abbey
Some news items you may have missed:

• West Hollywood gay bar, The Abbey, is getting it's own reality TV show, What Happens at the Abbey (above pic) a la Vanderpump Rules. The show premieres on E! May 14th at 10pm.

• RuPaul has some advice for any bachelorette parties who want to celebrate at gay bars: “Check yourself before you wreck yourself.”

• A gay HIV/AIDS activist will seek the Democratic nomination to fight for a Texas congressional seat that has been held firmly by 32 year incumbent, Rep. Joe Barton.

• Tens of thousands of New Yorkers, tired of footing the $146,000 daily cost of protecting the First Lady, have signed a petition demanding Melania Trump move into the White House.

• The Republican-controlled House just voted to kill internet privacy rules from the Obama era, meaning internet providers can now sell your browsing history to the highest bidder.

• Texas Speaker of the House Joe Straus blocked an anti-transgender "bathroom bill" from reaching the floor.

• Rep. Maxine Waters takes on Bill O'Reilly's racism with some straight talk: "Don't allow these right-wing talking heads, these dishonorable people to intimidate you or scare you."

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