The AggreGAYtor: August 4
What happened today in gay? Here’s your QILTBAG recap of queer news.
By David Estlund,
1:45PM, Mon. Aug. 4, 2014
India and Vietnam step out, Uganda steps her sanity up, and Greg Abbott talks in the theater, as your AggreGAYtor phones Ann Richards.
Uganda’s “jail the gays” law has been struck down; LGBTQ Ugandans brace for a violent backlash.
An activist at the recent AIDS Conference in Melbourne has proposed a radical new HIV agenda.
Houston’s reactionary petition to repeal the city’s new anti-discrimination ordinance may not have the signatures they claimed.
Hanoi Pride celebrates its third birthday as Vietnamese attitudes shift.
Gays in India are refusing to go back to the closet.
Queer youth are finding it easier to come out to each other, but not always to their parents; hence, homelessness.
Marriage advocates are poopooing President Obama’s workplace protections as too little, too late, and besides, marriage is what they’re after right now.*
The LGBTQ community is having an argument over the recent NHIS numbers, as if it mattered how large or small a minority we are when it comes to our civil rights.
Texas Attorney General and gubernatorial candidate Greg Abbott would do damage to millions of straight couples just to stop gays from forming families.