Sunday, March 15, 2020

'Will LGBTQ pride festivals still happen amid coronavirus concerns?' & other Mon midday news briefs

Amid Coronavirus Concerns, Will LGBTQ Pride Fests Still Happen In 2020? - Let us hope that they will.

LGBTQ Students Kicked Out of Iowa Capitol Over Restroom Use - No doubt we will be hearing more about this. 

Texas Democrats are trying to draw LGBT Republicans snubbed by state GOP leaders - Yeah I would like to see that!(sarcasm)

Inventor of the world wide web: the internet isn’t working for LGBTQ women - We need to have a conversation about this. But I am concerned that someone may attempt to exploit it in order to denigrate trans women.

Gay black comedian Sampson McCormick puts 'Good Times' Jimmie Walker on blast for homophobia

In a recent clip from FOX Soul’s The Tammy Mac Show, wonderfully talented black gay comedian Sampson McCormick dishes about his over 20 years on the stand-up circuit. Of course he especially spills some tea about famous comedians. One who he considers a friend is Oscar-winner Monique. He credits her for hiring him when no one else would and financially helping him out.   Sampson does not hold his tongue when talking the other comedian, Jimmie Walker from 'Good Times.'  Sampson calls him "the most disgusting person who he was ever work with." Apparently it stems from an incident in which Sampson claims that Walker refused to work with him and then proceeded to slam his sexual orientation and make ugly jokes about AIDS and Ellen DeGeneres while onstage.

By the way, I mentioned before how talented Sampson is. Check out this snippet below: