Some news items you might have missed:
• Washington Post: Authorities believe they recovered human remains within the Titan submersible wreckage that was pulled from the North Atlantic on Wednesday.
• Axios: Uber-inspiring world-class gymnast Simone Biles is set to return to competition at the U.S. Classic in August. It will be her first competition since she stepped away from gymnastics after the 2020 Tokyo Olympics to focus on her mental well-being.
Simone Biles plans return to competition at U.S. Classic https://t.co/QyADqURnP4
— Axios (@axios) June 28, 2023
• Boy Culture: Matt Rettenmund serves up a thoughtful, spot-on review of the new Netflix gay rom-com Glamorous. (I’ve seen one episode so far, so I don’t think I’m in a position to give it a fair review yet).
• Queerty: The Chicago White Sox combined Pride and service when they celebrated the LGBTQ+ community at their recent Pride Night. Two local gay veterans, U.S. Army Reserve Lt. Col. Brian Dunn and U.S. Navy Veteran Monica Urbieta, were honored as “Heroes of the Game” for their service.
The White Sox honored U.S. Army Reserve Lt. Col. Brian Dunn and U.S. Navy Veteran Monica Urbieta as their “Heroes of the Game.”
— Queerty (@Queerty) June 28, 2023
• New York Times: Academy Award winner Kevin Spacey appeared in a London courtroom today for the first day of his trial where he faces 12 charges of sexual assault and one charge of causing a person to engage in penetrative sexual activity without their consent.
• CNN: House Speaker Kevin McCarthy apparently felt the need to apologize to Donald Trump after he questioned whether the Donald is the strongest candidate in the 2024 presidential race. McCarthy reportedly told Trump that he misspoke, adding that reporters took some of his comments “out of context.”
• Hollywood Auction: This entertainment memorabilia auction offers the chance to own autographed scripts from classic TV shows including the pilot for “The Golden Girls” or the ‘Chuckles Bites The Dust’ episode of “The Mary Tyler Moore Show.”