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For a series that follows the stars of a shallow and campy wrestling show, GLOW sure knows how to pack an emotional punch. The second season, which premiered on Netflix in late June, starts with Bash in a happy and healthy place. His show has a venue, a solid time slot and a steady stream of revenue.
On February 19, the administration of U. President Donald Trump announced a new international gay-rights campaign, which will focus on fighting laws in 72 countries that still treat same-sex relationships as criminal acts. Most of the targeted countries are in the Middle East and Africa.
Claiming that they have been insulted by judgmental employees of the Eighth Street Hobby Lobby, a group of gay men and women have cried foul over shabby treatment and are even boycotting the craft store. The Westside store's general manager, meanwhile, maintains that none of his employees would ever discriminate against customers -- straight or gay. The Oklahoma-based chain store's owners have a strong fundamentalist religious philosophy and operate their organization with stated Christian principles.
The name GLOW stands for Gorgeous Ladies of Wrestling, but the show isn't really about wrestling anymore, and that's clearer than ever in season three. Instead of grappling with each other in the ring, characters like Ruth Wilder Alison Brie and Debbie Eagan Betty Gilpin grapple with far more relatable concerns, fighting to survive the patriarchal oppression of '80s society. However, gender isn't the only issue GLOW throws a spotlight on.
On the surface, Netflix's GLOW promises to chronicle the campy misadventures of a wrestling show set in Las Vegas, but what the recently released third season actually gives us is an emotional punch to the gut in the form of Sebastian "Bash" Howard Chris Lowell. Bash finds himself wrestling with his identity after he learns that his childhood friend and butler, Florian, lost his life to an AIDS-related bout of pneumonia. The news leads to an impulse marriage to Rhonda "Britannica" Richardson Kate Nash — a move that confuses his cast and coworkers.
Homophobes should consider a little self-reflection, suggests a new study finding those individuals who are most hostile toward gays and hold strong anti-gay views may themselves have same-sex desires, albeit undercover ones. The prejudice of homophobia may also stem from authoritarian parents, particularly those with homophobic views as well, the researchers added. The research, published in the April issue of the Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, reveals the nuances of prejudices like homophobiawhich can ultimately have dire consequences. Hidden homosexuality In four studies, the researchers looked at the discrepancies between what people say about their sexual orientation and their implicit sexual orientation based on a reaction-time test.