The AggreGAYtor: June 7
What happened today in gay? Here’s your QILTBAG recap of queer news.
By David Estlund, 9:15AM, Fri. Jun. 7
Same-sex families prove good-as-thine, the Westboro clan finds common ground with queer Texans, and gay kids and trans soldiers rock our world, as your AggreGAYtor disturbs the stock.
Pride Month gets an honorable, if awkward, debut at Dallas City Hall.
A transgender service member meets the President, hoping someday soon trans* soldiers can serve openly in the U.S. military.
Tired of the same old clobber verse debates with [fellow] Christians? Try Reading Queerly to put the conversation back on track.
The Republican Party may have to review its stance on gay marriage, lest it find itself hoisted on its own petard over its formerly favorite wedge issue.
A gay 11-year-old got a homophobic Tennessee politician’s “Reformer of the Year” title revoked.
Mark Regnerus is an embarrassment to UT Austin, but that’s not news. This new study on children of same-sex parents, however, is.
Some conservatives apparently want to sanction harassment in our military.
The Westboro Bunch will be in Austin June 12 at 8 AM decrying the hypocrisy of Governor Rick Perry, somewhere at the “Texas State Capital.” We’re guessing they mean the Capitol. Maybe we should join them. What, you need a link?
A Canadian “women’s organization” says that trans* folk are pedophiles. Or something. Can someone please debunk this mess?
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