Mayor John Duran of West Hollywood and Sexual Misconduct Allegations
According to this article, the mayor of West Hollywood, John Duran, will step down as board chairman of the LA Gay Men’s Chorus because of sexual misconduct and harassment allegations.
Duran denies the allegations and claims he was planning to resign anyway.
One chorus member, Brian Phillip Nichoalds, told The Times Duran made sexually inappropriate comments and put his hand on the inside of his waistband.
Here’s the link to the rest of it. There are more details.
The last time John Duran’s name made national news he was calling for the removal of Donald Trump’s star from the Hollywood Walk of Fame. This is what Duran said about Trump:
“Earning a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame is an honor. When one belittles and attacks minorities, immigrants, Muslims, people with disabilities or women — the honor no longer exists.”
Here’s the link to this one.
The 2019 Queerties: Vote Now
I like things like this. It’s pop culture, it’s current, and it’s fun.
If you follow this link, you can vote for all your favorite personalities, or icons, from indie movies to pod casts.
It’s very simple.
Alan Turing Named Greatest Person of 20th Century
There were so many great people who shaped and molded the 20th Century it had to be difficult to choose just one. But this was done through a public vote, during a live BBC broadcast, and the presenter said this:
‘Today he is the most celebrated figure of the 20th century, a father of computing, war hero and genius’.
Here’s a link to more. If you don’t know anything about Turning, there’s back story.