ABOVE: A Speedo of many colors.
BELOW: Epstein nabbed, RIP to a Disney Channel star, Buttigieg helps Hinge surge and more ...
OMG.BLOG (WORK UNFRIENDLY): Nekkid MMA fighter.
NYT: Gay Nigerian man reflects on how social media allows his estranged family to attempt to police his queerness from thousands of miles away.
NYP: Hinge has Pete Buttigieg to thank for its surge in membership.
WAPO: New conservative government in Alberta, Canada, threatens to roll back LGBTQ protections in school.
EXTRATV: Cameron Boyce, 20, died Saturday in his sleep. He had been a popular Disney Channel star and an impressive philanthropist, having founded an initiative to bring more drinking water to Swaziland.
Boyce (L) & Trainor (R) both died July 4 weekend (Images via Disney Channel & family photo)
MIAMI HERALD: Club impresario Richard Trainor, who co-founded Miami Beach Pride and ran the popular club Twist, died at 74 on July 5.
POLITICO: Billionaire creep Jeffrey Epstein has been arrested on human-trafficking charges. Already the subject of a galling secret plea deal that allowed him a light punishment for previous offenses — under highly suspcious circumstances — Epstein's latest charges could ensnare a number of high-profile figures, considering the charges date to the early 2000s. Let us not forget he hobnobbed with Trump and Bill Clinton.
Actual Trump quote:
I've known Jeff for 15 years. Terrific guy. He's a lot of fun to be with. It is even said that he likes beautiful women as much as I do, and many of them are on the younger side.
JOE.MY.GOD.: Biden remains Democrats' best hope to defeat Trump, in new poll.
ADVOCATE: A gay, gay, gay flight from London to WorldPride.
TOWLEROAD: J.Lo met with Nat Werth, the Sheboygan, Wisconsin, valedictorian denied the chance to speak at his graduation simply because he is gay.
HUFF POST: Julián Castro wants to decriminalize unauthorized border crossings.
LGBTQ NATION: So, Ariel should probably be a gay man, actually.