Sunday, July 22, 2018

News Round-Up: July 22, 2018

UK fitness guy Dan Tai (above) worked out with a broken wrist this weekend. #slacker #woof #ThatFace - plus some other news stories
Dan Tai

 Some news items you might have missed:

• UK fitness guy Dan Tai (above) worked out with a broken wrist this weekend. #slacker #woof #ThatFace

• Cuba is currently in the process of re-writing its constitution, and the latest draft opens the door to same-sex marriage. Instead listing marriage as between husband and wife, the language presently only defines marriage as 'between two individuals.'

• Step aside, Batman. The CW is currently developing a new addition to the DC super-hero universe of TV shows around the character of "Batwoman," aka Kate Kane. Kane, a lesbian, would be DC's first openly LGBT character on TV.

• Also in super-news, the CW's Supergirl is making TV history having cast transgender activist and actress Nicole Maines to play TV's first transgender superhero, Nia Nal (aka Dreamer), a character described as a soulful young transgender woman with a fierce drive to protect others.

• A gay couple in Indiana were turned away by an anti-gay florist when shopping for flowers for their wedding. Rita Harris of Avon Flowers was initially fine with the impending wedding date, but when she realized there wasn't a bride, she suddenly had a vacation planned and wasn't available. #liar

• New York Giants co-owner Steve Tisch will not punish his players for any displays of protest during the national anthem. Tisch added that Donald Trump's interference in the issue shows “he has no understanding of why they take a knee or why they’re protesting."

• Sexy out artist Billy Winn begins his new EP, Dreamland I, with “Seal It with a Kiss,” a smooth, electro-pop track written and produced by Billy and Johnie & Elliot of the production team OneVision, about an attraction that’s so strong, words are not needed to express it.

Check out the new music video "Seal It with a Kiss" below and head over to his Soundcloud to hear the full EP.



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