The AggreGAYtor: September 25
Your daily dose of LGBTQIA news
By Brandon Watson, 1:30PM, Tue. Sep. 25, 2012
Ann Coulter provokes, Mahmoud Ahmadinejad sits on Pier’s Morgan’s couch, and Ken Powell goes on the defensive. Today’s AggreGAYtor has got to pray just to make it today.
• Focus on the Family charmingly compare queer folk to STIs.
• The Asexual Visibility and Education Network forms coalition with national LGBT organizations.
• MSU student paper invites you to play homophobic gridiron mad libs: “Bet your bottom dollar (gay expletive).”
• Privileged woman sues Avis car rental for discrimination. I mean if anyone in this country knows the pain of marginalization, it’s certainly white, straight, cisgender people. Clearly.
• Billboard Wars: this fall on TLC.
• The National Center for Transgender Equality launch collegiate nondiscrimination project.
• Spray-tanned dementor Ann Coulter has a few opinions on civil rights.
• Christian sex education “expert” decries lesbianism as “pastry parties.” He really needs to work on his selling technique; name one person who would turn down an invitation to a pastry party!
• Partners (that other gay sitcom) debuts on CBS. Here’s a recap of episode one. Straight guys are like this, but gay guys are like this. Ammirite?
• Speaking of gaysplotation, Teri Polo and Sherri Saum are cast in J-Lo’s new lesbidrama.
• Gaga has a bone to pick with the papacy. Ten bucks says she’ll next appear in public wearing a mitre.
• Paul Ryan, the unassuming alter-ego of the Flash, has given up on reversing DADT.
• NOM would have gotten away with it too, if it weren’t for you meddling kids.
• Tereska Torrès, the author of groundbreaking lesbian pulp novel Women’s Barracks dies at 92.
• General Mills CEO Ken Powell defends company’s support of marriage equality at shareholder’s meeting.
• Legendary Catskills comedian Mahmoud Ahmadinejad bombs on Piers Morgan.
• The story of Rick Perry’s infamous Brokeback Mountain Iowa primary ad is a real humdinger.
• Kristene Chapa, the lesbian teen survivor of a South Texas shooting, is doing well in recovery.