ABOVE: I know, I know — you don't like tattoos.
BELOW: Keep reading for the historic passage of the Equality Act (which is DOA in the Senate), Rocketman's queer cred and more ...
Can you even picture him as a child? (Image by Adrian C. Martin)
MEN & UNDERWEAR: Kevin Hernandez by Adrian C. Martin.
TOWLEROAD: Historic — the House has passed the Equality Act, which explicitly condemns discrimination based upon sexual orientation or gender ID.
The House just passed the historic #EqualityAct 236 to 173. The bill now moves to the Senate. https://t.co/rbgJg74LCh— Twitter Moments (@TwitterMoments) May 17, 2019
Sadly, it will die in the Senate, and Trump has already disavowed it. (Remember Trump, the big ol' LGBTQ advocate?!)
THR: Somehow, people think Rocketman is the first studio film to frankly depict gay sexuality. Huh?! The Mary Sue is also confused as to whether this is true.
JOE.MY.GOD.: Christian activist trots out the old canard that gay men die 20 years sooner than straight men as an argument against a potential President Pete Buttigieg.
NBC NEWS: Nevada bans gay-panic and trans-panic defense.
NYT: RIP Herman Wouk, the man who critics mostly hated but who was beloved by readers for such works as The Caine Mutiny (1951), Marjorie Morningstar (1955) and The Winds of War (1971). ALL THE CELEBS WE'VE LOST IN 2019 SO FAR.
YOUTUBE: Best “I Rise” remix.
KENNETH IN THE (212): Blondie honored by ASCAP.
BOSGUY: Furry guy barely wearing underwear.
BUZZFEED NEWS: I know you'll find this shocking, but self-help guru Tony Robbins has been caught on tape berating rape survivors.
HUFF POST: 2 Queer Eye guys didn't speak throughout Season 1.
POLITICO: Sounds like a bunch of embarrassing shit for Bernie in his long lost Russian honeymoon tapes.