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The AggreGAYtor: December 18

What happened today in gay? Here’s your QILTBAG recap of queer news.

10:00AM, Wed. Dec. 18, 2013

South Africa Pride
South Africa Pride
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The U.N. gets schooled, the Pope gets hailed, and Sochi gets boring, as your AggreGAYtor gets deep Dickens.

The Good

U.N. leaders heard testimony from LGBTQ athletes on Human Rights Day.

The Methodist minister who was suspended after marrying his son will continue his ministry regardless of the church’s decision.

The Rose Parade in Pasadena (not the one in Tyler) will feature an on-float gay wedding.

A trans woman has a clue for us as to why we should not get too preachy with Salvation Army volunteers.

Some Indian muslims are showing solidarity with their queer comrades.

LGBTQ Africans now have a Queer African Reader to help us all gain a little perspective.

New Pope does not taste like Regular Pope, and The Advocate agrees.

The Bad

Although it was once a ‘gay mecca’ of sorts, Sochi doesn’t seem to have much of a scene left, for some reason.

The Fugly

CNN continues to provide a platform for hate group leaders such as Tony Perkins.

Drag is a job; gender is an identity. Don’t get it twisted.

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