News: Carl Nassib Celebrates 30 + ‘Puppy Master’ Sentenced To Prison + More

News: Carl Nassib Celebrates 30 + ‘Puppy Master’ Sentenced To Prison + More
Carl Nassib and Søren Dahl (via Instagram)

Some news stories you might have missed:

OUT: Carl Nassib, the first (and only) out player in the NFL, turned 30 on Wednesday and celebrated with his boyfriend, 29-year-old Olympic swimmer Søren Dahl.

The Advocate: A Scottish man who described himself as one of Britain’s biggest “puppy masters” has been sentenced to 11 years in jail for the rape and abuse of two autistic people who came to live with him as his personal “house pets.”

CNN: Florida House Republicans have used their supermajority to fast-track and pass a bill that bans most abortions after 6 weeks. Opponents of the legislation have argued that six weeks is before many women know that they are pregnant.

The Daily Beast: Lady Gaga has been appointed co-chair of the President’s Committee on the Arts and the Humanities, and will join other “prominent artists, scholars, and philanthropists” in advising the Biden administration on cultural policy.

Washington Blade: Republican Missouri Attorney General Andrew Bailey issued an “emergency rule” Thursday that severely restricts access to guideline-directed gender-affirming healthcare for minors as well as adults in the state.

Twitter: Far-right Rep. Majorie Taylor Greene (R-GA) says Jack Teixeira, 21-year-old Air National Guardsman arrested for leaking top-secret U.S. intelligence documents, was only charged because he’s a “white, male christian.”