LGBTQ Rights Protester At World Cup + More News

More Americans are identifying as LGBTQ at a faster pace than ever before according to new report from Gallup

Some news items you might have missed:

Washington Blade: Passage of the Respect for Marriage Act became all but certain with the U.S. Senate’s procedural 61-35 vote on Monday night to skip any additional debate in the chamber over the landmark legislation. A final vote is expected later this week.

AP News: A World Cup match between Portugal and Uruguay had to pause when a spectator wearing a blue shirt with the Superman emblem took to the field waving a rainbow flag. The front of his t-shirt read “SAVE UKRAINE” and the back read, “RESPECT FOR IRANIAN WOMAN.”

Queerty: Nicole Kidman casually dropped $100,000 for Hugh Jackman’s “Music Man” hat to support HIV/AIDS nonprofit Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS.

LGBTQ Nation: Barrett Hudson, one of the survivors of the deadly Club Q shooting in Colorado Springs, was shot 7 times and still managed to climb a 12-foot barb wire fence to escape.

Axios: Check out this virtual tour of this year’s White House Christmas decorations. Hint: no red Christmas trees…

CNN: Herschel Walker, the Republican running for a U.S. Senate seat in Georgia, has continued to claim his Texas home as his primary residence — potentially breaking both Texas tax laws and some Georgia rules on establishing residency for the purpose of voting or running for office.

New York Times: And by the way – Donald Trump will not campaign with Walker before the Georgia Senate runoff election after both camps decided the Donald’s appearance carried more political risks than rewards.