The AggreGAYtor: August 6
Your daily dose of LGBTQ news
By Brandon Watson,
11:00AM, Mon. Aug. 6, 2012
Elton John and Madonna continue their feud, Larry Craig drops a doozey, and John Travolta throws some shade. Today’s AggreGAYtor counts its chickens before they hatch.
• Atlanta man attacked after being asked if he was gay.
• The United Nations speaks out against harsh Liberian anti-gay laws.
• Former employee reads the Library of Congress in discrimination lawsuit.
• Wackadoo Tennessee Democratic Senate nominee believes Arnold Schwarzenegger is a Nazi, FEMA runs prison camps and same-sex marriage is wrong.
• Bad medicine: Paper details medical experimentation to prevent lesbian, transgender and intersex children.
• Can you feel the love tonight? Elton John calls Madge a “fairground stripper.”
• Bathroom humor: Disgraced former Senator Larry Craig claims infamous potty break was “official business.”
• Speaking of Travolta, the Hairspray actor filed an official brief denying sexual misconduct in cruise ship case.
• LGBTQ Veteran’s Memorial plans to break ground at the Congressional Cemetery.
• Gender neutral bathroom app debuts on iTunes.
• Composite sketch is released for man connected to Baltimore transwoman’s murder.
• Neighboring DC debuts campaign to fight transgender discrimination.
• New Human Rights Campaign database allows quick search of elected official’s stands on equality.
• Progress: First LGBTQ Pride parade held in Vietnam.
• Another medal for Team LGBTQ: Out star Lisa Raymond wins bronze in mixed double tennis.
• Carlien Dirkse van den Heuvel takes the Netherlands into the field hockey semi-finals.
• Hallelujah! California pastor leans in for a smooch during kiss-in.
• Our side is cooler than theirs. Jane Lynch opens Roseanne Barr roast with some choice words for the chicken purveyor.
• DC lawyer starts Chick-fil-A "offset" website.
• Mushroom for improvement: pizza tycoon Herman Cain suggests profits from Chick-fil-A appreciation day go to fighting marriage equality.
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