The AggreGAYtor: June 26

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

This is what Austin families look like.
This is what Austin families look like.
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Utah and Indiana join the wedding party, Fort Hood and the Johnson Space Center celebrate Pride, and True Blood gets a full-throated defense, as your AggreGAYtor queers the pitch.

The Good

Marriage bans in Utah and Indiana have been struck down, including a ruling that could affect Texas.

Three out of four LGBTQ candidates on the ballot have won their primaries.

Fort Hood celebrates Pride. So does NASA.

Here’s a heartwarming local human interest family story.

An Oklahoma trans state House candidate may still yet win the day.

South Carolina voters have stood up against an anti-gay mayor.

Happy one-year anniversary of the DOMA repeal! Tonight, Logo TV presents "Trailblazers" at 9pm ET/8pm CT honoring the pioneers of LGBT civil rights (featuring Sia, Daniel Radcliffe, some love for "Orange Is the New Black," and more). Even President Bill Clinton appears in a dignified mea culpa of sorts, honoring Edie Windsor and Roberta Kaplan (see video below).

Laverne Cox cuts through the bullshit (again).

True Blood may be bad and getting worse, but it’s still the queerest.

The Bad

8,800 transgender military service members still face potential medical discharge.

After we win marriage, can we please work on an issue that hurts our community even more?

The Fugly

Florida’s attorney general is stepping up the homophobia.

North Carolina is experiencing some government discussion on teh gays.

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