The AggreGAYtor: August 12

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

They do have more fun!
They do have more fun!
Photo via James Franco on Instagram

Boy George kicks off a sports culture club, Tennessee made us lose our rest, and everybody knows about Florida, as your AggreGAYtor sings "Mississippi Goddam."

The Good

The Gay Games have opened in Cleveland with a massive circuit party featuring Boy George.

James Franco and Zachary Quinto are filming a movie about quack “ex-gay” therapy.

LGBTQ Nepalis are starting to demand marriage rights.

The Bad

A Tennessee court is the first to uphold a state’s marriage ban (which might be what it takes to pull SCOTUS’ trigger, which could be a good thing).

The Facts

Queer Americans are far less likely to be religious than straights. Can’t imagine why.

The Fugly

The pro-discrimination petition gatherers who tried to bring a repeal effort to Houston ballots knew full well that shenanigans would spoil their efforts.

A Tampa church has canceled a funeral because the deceased was gay.

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