Today's Mighty Oak

Nevertheless, he tried a third time.



In shocking news to no one, extreme mental distress among LGBT people increased during Donald Drumpf’s political rise and presidency, according to new research published in the journal Economics & Human Biology.

One of my favorite bits from The Beef and Dairy Network, the jingle for if you need to remember the number to call Beef Call (UK):

An ancient asteroid impact may have inspired the story of the city of Sodom.

Something that hasn’t happened before, each of America’s top five sports has an out player!

Jamie Lee Curtis and Ryan Murphy are making a miniseries about Glen Burke, the man who invented the high five and the first out, gay MLB player!

A teacher in Taiwan is uploading calculus tutorials onto PornHub.

The Wheel of Time has an amazing trailer:

A new study shows that sharing memes during the pandemic helped mental health.

Dr. Rachel Levine adds another title: Four-Star General.

The French President is pushing for a global end to the death penalty.

In huge medical news, the WHO has approved the first malaria vaccine!

Same, Anderson, same. And of course, we’re seeing this in the research now too.

The trailer for Tick, Tick, Boom:

We have a new phone number to text for suicide prevention: 988

The Pens and the Sabres once again teamed up for a Pride game, even bigger than last year’s!

Why the phrase “who cares” about queer athletes is actually weaponized hate:

The fact of the matter is that these people care very much. They care enough to take the time to respond to a Facebook post they don’t like. It drives them batty that gay, bi, lesbian and trans athletes are coming out in droves. And there’s nothing they can do to stop it.

All they can do is share their hatred for these athletes in code. Thankfully the sports community ready to embrace these athletes is exponentially larger.

Here’s the trailer for The Book of Boba Fett:

In other Star Wars news, using a scientifically accurate laser from the Death Star just isn’t as fun visually.

In more sports news, a duck ran (parts of) the NYC Marathon! It’s adorable!

Also news from the NYC Marathon, this (ridiculously photogenetic) athlete is the first to win the new non-binary category! I’m hoping that more races adopt the practice!

Amber Ruffin is a national treasure:

Alright, that’s it for now, have a great one!

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published.

Social Links

Archives

How I’m Resisting

What I’m fighting for

What I’m running from

What I’m reading

What I’m drinking

What we’re writing

What I’m running