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The AggreGAYtor: April 22

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

By David Estlund, 8:30AM, Tue. Apr. 22

The AggreGAYtor: April 22
Image via ADvocate.com

Texas shows some conservative common sense, an Australian might become an American after a 40-year battle, and the BSA gives us a little turpitude, as your AggreGAYtor declares, "It don't mean a thang, if it ain't got that electroswang."

The Good

Texas conservatives may yet be able to lay claim to a “live and let live” spirit.

An Australian man got hitched 40 years ago and was denied a green card based on a federal official’s opinion of “faggots,” but he’s back at it.

To the religious right: you need Jesus.

India has a trans parliamentary candidate.

Chicago is due to open its first affordable LGBT senior home.

The Bad

Sodomy bans are still on the books in 12 states, even after Lawrence v. Texas made them unenforceable.

There’s a trans girl locked up in an adult men’s prison in Connecticut, and this seems to be the first story to capture the nuance of the situation.

The Fugly

The gay Seattle scoutmaster who refused to quit has now had his troop shut down.

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