Out All-American Swimmer + Meatball Takes On George Santos + More News

Out All-American Swimmer + Meatball Takes On George Santos + More News
Nick Albiero (via Instagram)

Some news items you might have missed:

Instinct Magazine: The 28-time All-American swimmer, Nick Albiero, recently opened up about representing the U.S. as an openly gay athlete. “I felt like there was a time for this, and I don’t think I was ready for this five years ago.”

The Advocate: The 29th Annual SAG Awards honored several LGBTQ-inclusive movies and TV shows including Everything Everywhere All At Once, The Whale, The White Lotus, Hacks, and Abbott Elementary. A highlight of the evening was living legend (and longtime LGBTQ ally) Sally Field being honored with a Lifetime Achievement statue.

NBC News: A New Jersey felon attempted to board a flight late last year with multiple weapons. Found in his luggage: an AR-15 rifle, a .40 caliber handgun, a Taser, a spring-loaded knife, an expandable baton, a .308 caliber rifle and fake “United States Marshal” credentials with his name and picture on them, along with a badge.

OUT: From theater to television to film, Jonathan Groff has played lots of gay characters. OUT takes a stroll through his best gay roles throughout his career.

Twitter: Drag queen Meatball delivers the best drag number I’ve seen in FOREVER entering the stage dressed as George Santos before launching into an inspired performance of “This Is Me” from The Greatest Showman and transforming into Santos’ Brazilian drag persona “Kitara Rivache.”