Some news items you might have missed:
• The Advocate: Milo Yiannopoulos, right-wing gay troll turned “ex-gay,” is now an unpaid intern in anti-LGBTQ Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene’s office. Reminder: Yiannopoulos resigned as a tech writer for far-right Breitbart website in 2017 after an interview surfaced in which he defended sex between men and boys, saying it was only pedophilia if the boy hadn’t reached puberty.
• Gr8erDays: Celebrating Broadway icon Harvey Fiertstein’s 68th trip around the sun.
• Texas Tribune: Chief Pete Arredondo is a man in hiding, as calls for accountability grow louder each day after his call to wait more than an hour instead of ordering officers on scene to immediately charge the shooter who killed 19 students and two teachers at Robb Elementary School.
• New York Daily News: “Andi Mack” alum Stoney Westmoreland, accused of trying to lure a minor into sex via Grindr, has been sentenced to two years in prison after pleading down to a lesser charge. Westmoreland’s lawyer claimed that the actor was aware the entire time that he was talking to an adult and thought they were role-playing.
'Andi Mack' alum Stoney Westmoreland, accused of trying to lure minor into sex, sentenced to two years in prison after pleading down to lesser chargehttps://t.co/ojSmtkIpMi
— New York Daily News (@NYDailyNews) June 6, 2022
• WSVN: Officials found two loaded guns unattended on a school campus and they said they belong to the principal. The firearms were found on the campus of Somerset Academy, a charter school in Parkland, Florida.
• Pride Music:Trey Pearson made international headlines in 2016 when he came out after years as the lead singer of Christian rock band, Everyday Sunday.
In 2017, he released “Love Is Love,” which he described as “an anthem celebrating the freedom to love each other, without fear, because all you need is love.”