ABOVE: White Party in Bangkok looks abs-olutely fun.
ATTITUDE: Wrestler Anthony Bowens is coming out for a second time — this time, as gay. He previously IDed as bi.
INSTAGRAM: Disney Channel's Phil of the Future star Raviv Ullman has posed for several gender-challenging photos conceived by a photographer friend, posting:
Cheers to the end of a year that worked harder than any other to deconstruct toxic masculinity and tear down the patriarchy. I’m so moved and excited by the representation I saw in the film and theater community, as well as the new political generation that’s already making waves. May we strive towards more inclusiveness, more acceptance, more love of our neighbors and more love of our selves. 📸: @kaitlynmikayla
I know Raviv! I worked with him back in the day and was able to say hi to him within he past I wanna say 18 months in NYC. I don't know him well, but don't think he's queer, but is definitely an ally. But I'm not sure. Either way, good stuff.
TWITTER: Hard times — Kathy Griffin announces her 98-year-old mom Maggie is suffering from rapid-onset dementia.
PINK NEWS: A record number of out LGBTQ lawmakers have been sworn in to the Congress.
HUFF POST: Kyrsten Sinema is sworn in, becomes first-ever out bi person in the Senate.
TWITTER: I liked Liz Cheney much better when she was Lily Rabe.
NYT: Bernie botches response to sexism and sexual harassment during hs first campaign for POTUS.
TOWLEROAD: NYC embraces non-binary option for birth certificates.
KENNETH IN THE (212): If you like hot men in suits.
TWITTER: Olivia Newton-John says reports she is on her deathbed are not true:
Happy New Year! Here’s to a wonderful 2019! Love & light, Olivia pic.twitter.com/1Nd2jIcRb1— Olivia Newton-John (@olivianj) January 3, 2019
GR8ERDAYS: Speaking of A Star Is Born, dashing actor Don McKay — the first Tony in West Side Story pre-Broadway — who died this week at age 93 was actually in a famous scene from the Judy A Star Is Born:
BIG BEAT: Norwegian pop singer Matoma's full Sunday Morning remix EP is here, following his Matoma: One in a Million documentary.