William & Mary names building after gay historian

The College of William & Mary renamed an academic building after a gay alumnus, John E. Boswell, author of the 1980 book Christianity, Social Tolerance and Homosexuality: Gay People in Western Europe from the Beginning of the Christian Era to the 14th Century. https://www.washingtonblade.com/2021/04/26/william-mary-names-academic-building-after-gay-historian/

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Billy Eichner starring and co-writing new gay rom-com

For fans of “Billy on the Street”, good news!  Billy Eichner is starring  in, executive producing and co-writing a new gay rom-com titled Bros. The movie is currently set to release in August 2022. https://www.out.com/film/2021/3/08/billy-eichner-make-history-starring-major-gay-romcom-bros

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New book “Gay Bar: Why We Went Out”

The gay bar has long been a place of solidarity but as many are closing, author Jeremy Atherton Lin wondered: What was the gay bar? And how have they shaped him? He examines this and much more in his new book, Gay Bar: Why We Went Out.  https://www.npr.org/2021/02/11/966752896/gay-bar-tracks-the-wave-of-a-whole-culture-and-one-life

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Stephanie Byers could become first transgender lawmaker in Kansas

Stephanie Byers is running for the Kansas House of Representatives and could be the first transgender lawmaker to serve in the state.  She is one of at least 547 LGBTQ candidates running this year.  https://www.nbcnews.com/feature/nbc-out/blazing-pathway-retired-teacher-could-become-kansas-first-transgender-lawmaker-n1243777

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