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Aug 01 2019
Hump Day Came Late + Trudeau Hits Gay Bar + Biden Gang-Banged + Rikers Doc Okayed Polanco's Unsupervised Cell + Mario Lopez Apologizes + MORE! — 12-PACK Comments (0)

ABOVE: You know the expression, “Yeah, this ain't it?” This is it.

BELOW: Humping Day, Dems pile on Biden, Trudeau hits gay bar and more  ...

Sh4Male bonding (GIF via GIPHY)

KENNETH IN THE (212): The other GIFs are even more explicit; I guess Thursday is now Hump Day.

NBC NEWS: Justin Trudeau becomes first Canadian PM to visit gay bar. Can we make him the first to get into a public-sling situatio next?

Screen Shot 2019-08-01 at 7.00.17 AMTrudeau shook hands for 15 minutes. (Image via video still)

NYT: Everyone piled on Biden, but he held strong, or at least stronger this time than last; he appeared to withstand the attacks in the second of two Democratic debates this week, so it would appear this was a good week for Warren, Sanders, Buttigieg and Biden. I thought Booker did well last night, too. Meanwhile, Gabbard went hard on Harris's record as a prosecutor, delighting her Russian overlords. I mean, exciting Twitter.

NEWSWEEK: Model Rissa Danielle aka Carissa Pinkston made anti-trans comments on social media and was feeling the heat — so she lied, claiming she wasn't transphobic, but was trans herself. What in the Armistead Maupin was she thinking?!

GAY FLESHBOT (WORK UNFRIENDLY): Actor Mitchell Slaggert is gay-porn-star-hot.

TRUE CRIME STORY: Layleen Cubilette-Polanco, Screen Shot 2019-08-01 at 6.15.40 AMthe trans woman who died in her Rikers Island cell after being placed there alone in spite of a seizure disorder, was cleared to be in that restrictive, unsupervised situation — by a Rikers doctor. Her death was just declared to be from natural causes, but I would add that the disregard for the woman, who was in for penny-ante stuff, was unnaturally severe.

EXTRATV: Mario Lopez and Extra respond to uproar over his comments on trans children made on (where else?) The Candace Owens Show. Lopez says:

The comments I made were ignorant and insensitive, and I now have a deeper understanding of how hurtful they were. I have been and always will be an ardent supporter of the LGBTQ community, and I am going to use this opportunity to better educate myself. Moving forward I will be more informed and thoughtful.

Extra says:

While we have enjoyed a long relationship with Mario Lopez, who we know to be a caring person, the opinions he expressed in this interview do not reflect those of Extra. We wholeheartedly embrace our friends from the LGBTQ community and believe they deserve support and love.

NYP: Jeffrey Epstein is so enamored of his penis he has said he wants it frozen.

Screen Shot 2019-08-01 at 7.04.39 AMAditya Madiraju & Amit Shah (Image by Charmi Peña)

PEOPLE: Photos of a male couple's traditional Desi wedding in New Jersey have gone viral.

WBUR: Interesting story about what it's like to live on the site of what used to be the state's oldest gay club.

GR8ERDAYS: Gorgeous and tragic Rodney Harvey would have been turning 52 this week:

JOE.MY.GOD.: German metal band Rammstein defied Russia's anti-gay law — two (male) members made out onstage during a Moscow concert: