> Male Model Monday: Lucas Loyola.
> Puerto Rico relaxes school uniform rules for LGBT students: “Education Secretary Rafael Roman said Monday that the new regulation he recently signed is meant to be inclusive of gay, lesbian and transgender students. He added that teachers will no longer be allowed to discipline students who prefer to wear pants instead of skirts or vice versa.”
> Britney Spears will appear on Jane The Virgin.
> The cast of Eastsiders voices support for the Equality Act with #ComingOutForEquality campaign.
> Nefertiti’s tomb may be inside King Tut’s.
> Jessica Chastain goes high fashion avant garde for W.
> Marvel Universe to get its first gay character.
> Jared Leto went to NYC Comic-Con and posed with fans.
> Julio of Jackson Heights, documentary about gay man killed in Jackson Heights neighborhood of Queens, NY, to air later this month.
> John Stamos says he’s on good terms with the Olsens.
> European Parliament demands discrimination against transgender people in the workplace be outlawed.
> 4 month-old Snow Leopards make their debut at the Brookfield Zoo in Illinois.
> Just how ‘LGBT friendly’ is the Philippines?
> New bills in Estonia aim to clear up confusion surrounding the country’s Cohabitation Act.
> Ian McKellen and Armistead Maupin hung out this weekend, raising the bar of #squadgoals everywhere.
> Outtakes from Robin Williams’ Aladdin recording sessions to be released.
> Straight woman who converted to Christianity says coming out as Christian harder than coming out as gay.
> Report suggests major crisis brewing at Pope Francis’s synod on the family between Francis and conservative cardinals: “The cardinals warn the Pope, in diplomatic language, that (a) the synod is being hijacked by liberals obsessed with the narrow issue of giving Communion to divorced and remarried people; (b) going down the route of ‘pastoral flexibility’ could lead to the Catholic Church falling apart in the same way as liberal Protestant denominations; and (c) the synod working papers prepared by the Pope’s allies Cardinal Lorenzo Baldisseri and Archbishop Bruno Forte are a mess and going down badly with the Synod Fathers.”
> The Dutch Reformed Church (NG Kerk) of South Africa, at its recent general synod, has become the first main stream church in South Africa and in Africa, that has agreed to conduct gay marriages and to ordain openly gay and lesbian ministers. Previously it only ordained gay and lesbian clergy if they agreed to remain celibate.