News Round-Up: December 26, 2021

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.

Playbill: Breakthrough cases continue to disrupt several Broadway shows’ holiday schedules. List of current cancellations at link.

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.

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…”