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Best F. U. to Dan Patrick: Carina Magyar

Our Lite Guv may be obsessed with which restroom people use to take a leak and our governor equally obsessed with suppressing gay rights, but there's still lots of folks left in Texas who we can all be proud of. Carina Magyar's sets bring the house down with her tales of dating as a trans lesbian, street harassment, and parenthood – making the political personal and providing an antidote to the toxic rhetoric around the discussion of LGBTQ lives. With apologies to Jacula Prudentum, laughing well is the best revenge.

@mllecarina

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