ABOVE: And speaking of Fire Island, see below ...
SIERRA CLUB: Will climate change destroy Fire Island?
EBAY: An urban-art bonanza — three Mr. Brainwash prints, all signed, for the price of ... well, three. But offers are considered.
GT: Will Ncuti Gatwa be the first gay Doctor Who? Neil Patrick Harris seems to think so.
BANANA GUIDE: BTW, that wasn't NPH's dick on Uncoupled.
BLOOMBERG: Singapore is looking at decriminalizing gay sex, no plans to address marriage.
HUFF POST: Great Black-voter outreach — Trump brands imperiled Brittney Griner “spoiled.”
IOWA STARTING LINE: A gay Democratic elementary school teacher won a hotly contested seat on a school board in Iowa, which would have been big news 35 years ago. But it's 2022, so this is a big deal again.
GR8ERDAYS: Three big deaths announced yesterday — Pat Carroll, the voice of Ursula and a TV veteran; Bill Russell, one of basketball's greatest and a civil rights voice; and Nichelle Nichols, whose Uhura changed hearts and minds, gave Black people and Black women in particular a potent role model.
POLITICO: After all the victory-lapping, the entire Biden-Manchin energy, inflation, health care bill is STILL not a YES for Sen. Sinema (D-Arizona) yet.
OMG.BLOG!: Care to guess which fairly big-time actor is about to come out in Vogue?
KENNETH IN THE (212): Songs that only hit #11.
TWITTER: This is delicious. Mary Elizabeth Coleman is probably Missouri's biggest threat to reproductive choice, and is a huge Christian mommy. Yet her Uber driver has credibly outed her as a dangerously insecure sleeparound who is NOTHING like her image. Such a good read I want to option it and make a movie:
🧵This thread is about who I met on January 21st, 2020, while moonlighting as an Uber driver. Jefferson City is a sleepy town on Tuesday nights but I signed into my driving app, knowing that I could always count on a few legislators needing a ride home from the bar. #moleg— Annie Schulte (@annieschulte) July 31, 2022