June 12, 2022

Above, Madonna performs Express Yourself. The Pulse nightclub slaughter was on this date in 2016, which seems like a strange convergence between Gay Pride Month and gun violence, but that is still our world today.

The Life and Times of Bruce Gerencser introduces us to Jonathan Shelley, who calls for the execution of LGBTQ people.

The Pulse tells us about Holly Springs council member Aaron Wolff, who stands against intolerance.

Meanwhile, Queerty says a small town in Trumpland gives hope that things are changing.

Out Of My Hat has a new perspective, thanks to his kids and a tattoo artist.

Bonus Track: Because we're all about the music, Billboard presents the 34 Top Disco Songs of All Time! There's some real bangers in here!

Things are terrible, but don't give up hope. That's what the bigots and haters want and is is a tool in the propagandists bag to defeat us. Chins-up, people, and happy Pride Month. Express yourselves!

Round-up by Tengrain who blogs at Mock, Paper, Scissors. You can follow Tengrain on the Twitters, too. Send tips, requests, and suggestions to mbru@crooksandliars.com (with For MBRU in the subject line).

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