Early on, it looked as though Trump might pick gay politico Richard Grenell as ambassador to NATO. Never happened, but a trans ban and a wiping of all LGBTQ info from the White House website did.
Now, Trump has chosen Grenell as ambassador to Germany.
Is that progress, or is it appropriate to ask what self-respecting and community-minded gay man would accept any kind of job with the Trump regime? Keep reading for this and more of the day's hottest links ...
Grenell has been a gay lapdog for the right wing, and is huge on Twitter. (Image via Fox News)
Towleroad: Trump's first openly gay nominee for — anything.
The Independent: Dexter Pottinger, a fashion designer known as the face of Jamaican gay pride, was found stabbed to death in his home.
Dexter Pottinger, RIP (Image via Instagram)
Huff Post: Why do people think Taylor Swift is pro-Trump? Todrick Hall unpacks why that's a weird assumption.
Us Weekly: Tyler Perry gives cover — and cash! — to despicable Joel Osteen. A match match in fake Heaven.
Kenneth in the (212): A Michigan mom pulled a damn gun during a back-to-school shopping dispute over the last notebook of some kind. Shoot.
OMG Blog (Work Unfriendly): British TV presenter and blond babe Jeff Brazier gets his kit off.