ABOVE: Towel boy.
ATTITUDE: New drama Moffie captures gay longing in apartheid-era South Africa.
THE VERGE: If you're still double-spacing, you're wrong.
MSNBC: Presidential scholar Douglas Brinkley says there has been nothing like Trump's “cavernous stupidity” in presidential history.
THE GRIO: Actor J. August Richards, who plays a gay dad on TV's Council of Dads, came out as gay this week. In the discussion above, he talks about his decision to be open about his sexual orientation, and about the “pressure and responsibility” of playing a black, gay, professional who is a dad on network TV.
KENNETH IN THE (212): Big boy, little Speedo.
NYT: Trans Moroccan YouTuber Naoufal Moussa or Sofia Talouni has been on a rage-filled campaign to forcibly out gay men in her country, where being gay is illegal. She apparently did this in response to a single insult about her own sexual orientation, tied to her gender ID. She is a monster, and I hope someone takes her out; she has endangered scores of gay men, many of whom were outed at her direction and, during a pandemic, put out of their homes.
LAIST: In 90-degree weather — in spite of a pandemic — tens of thousands flocked to Huntington Beach in California, most not in masks, almost none practicing any sense of social distancing.
GR8ERDAYS: Tony Bennett NEVER quits.
MSNBC: Look, Dr. Birx is a propagandist witch — she is not a good person. End of story.
EXTRATV: SNL takes Fauci's side (in other words, the side of science) with Brad Pitt as the Brooklyn immunologist:
ABC NEWS: Could the COVID-19 pandemic be the thing that topples the FDA's ludicrous, anti-gay blood ban?