Some news items you might have missed:
• Instagram: Transportation Secretary Pete Buttigieg and husband Chasten celebrated their first Christmas holiday with their newborns Joseph August and Penelope Rose sharing a photo of the happy family.
• LGBTQ Nation: A week after he told young conservatives at the Turning Point USA AmericaFest conference to “get married young, have as many kids as possible,” anti-LGBTQ Rep. Madison Cawthorn (R-NC) has announced he’s divorcing his wife of less than a year.
• Variety: Spider-Man: No Way Home unwrapped the best Christmas gift of all, becoming the first pandemic-era movie to cross $1 billion at the global box office.
— Variety (@Variety) December 26, 2021
• HuffPost: A QAnon podcaster who opposed the COVID-19 vaccine contracted the disease and on a ventilator Saturday after he attended the right-wing “ReAwaken America” event in Dallas early this month.
Doug Kuzma posed with supplies of the dewormer medicine Ivermectin, which the FDA and CDC have warned against using to treat COVID-19. https://t.co/Tzj7IpCXj6
— HuffPost (@HuffPost) December 26, 2021
• The Insider: An accused January 6 rioter who is on house arrest asked a judge to let him use websites and social media to find a job and look for a date.
• Twitter: Celebrating LGBTQ-inclusive holiday cards. How sweet is this? “For my two dads. The pair of you couldn’t put any more magic into Christmas…”