ABOVE: Russell Tovey wanted y'all to know everything came out all right.
BELOW: Keep reading for the Rocketman NYC premiere, Valentina on LGBTQ infighting, Trump's latest McCain slur and more ...
Tan France & Antoni Porowski attend the Rocketman premiere (Image courtesy of Paramount)
GR8ERDAYS: The Rocketman premiere in NYC brought out stars galore — but where was Elton?
Madden about the boy (Image courtesy of Paramount)
JOE.MY.GOD.: Apparently, Julian Assange is too ill to attend an extradition hearing. A touch of polonium?
GAY TIMES: Valentina on infighting in the LGBTQ community:
There is internalised homophobia, of course, just look at the 'Drag Race following. Bitches are fucking crazy. We have a bigger battle to fight rather than yelling at a person, “You’re a fucking man! Non-binary my ass.” People really wanna get that way, y’know? Go suck a dick. It will make you feel better. They need to know that who they were born as came with this privilege, and because they were born with this privilege, it should be a duty for them to help those that are in need.
HUFF POST: GOP operative accused of getting a question into the 2020 census that was meant to help white people and Republicans.
OMG BLOG (WORK UNFRIENDLY): Stars carry a leather sex bench — with restraints — into their home.
KENNETH IN THE (212): A true thigh master.
PEW: Where all of Europe stands on gay marriage and civil unions. The bad news:
... People in Central and Eastern Europe are broadly opposed to the practice. Just 5% of Russians and 9% of Ukrainians, for example, say they favor allowing same-sex marriage. Figures in Poland (32%) and Hungary (27%) are higher, though Poles and Hungarians who support same-sex marriage remain in the minority. The Czech Republic is the only country out of 19 surveyed in Central and Eastern Europe where a majority of adults (65%) support gay marriage.
NYT: Marsha P. Johnson and Sylvia Riveira, seminal figures in the LGBTQ rights movement and trans icons, will receive a permanent monument in Greenwich Village to memorialize their achievements.
Putting his best butt forward (Image via video still)
GAY FLESHBOT (WORK UNFRIENDLY): Jack Rowan bares his buns!
WSJ: White House reportedly wanted U.S.S. John McCain out of sight so as not to piss off Trump. Trump denies, but says whoever came up with the idea was “well-meaning.” Meghan McCain kvetches.
NBC NEWS: Maine guv okays ban on gay conversion therapy on minors.
DLISTED: Amy Heckerling's daughter defends her over Harvey Weinstein comparison.