The AggreGAYtor: August 7

Your daily dose of LGBTQ news

The luscious ladies of Drag Race All-Stars
The luscious ladies of Drag Race All-Stars (by queerty.com)

Drag Race All-Stars revs up, Tig Notaro shares some bad news, and the HRC breaks out the checkbook. Today’s AggreGAYtor is the root of all evil.

• This is why we fight: Gay man is banned from hospital after kissing partner.

• The Department of Health and Human Services rules that the Affordable Care Act covers transgender Americans.

• Na-na na-na boo-boo. California Prop 8 supporters face almost $50K in fines for breaking campaign laws.

• Start your engines: The cast of RuPaul’s Drag Race All-Stars is revealed.

• Big pimpin', spendin' G's: The Human Rights Campaign rolls out $1 million to support marriage equality initiatives.

• The children involved in a beating of a Missouri lesbian, as reported in last Wednesday's AggreGAytor, have been charged with assault.

• Sore losers ask New York’s high court to reverse decision on state’s marriage equality law.

• Lesbian comedian (and once Austinite) Tig Notaro, of Sarah Silverman Show fame, announces she has breast cancer in legendary comedy set.

• The trial of the Mennonite minister who helped kidnap an “ex-lesbian’s” daughter begins this week. Law and Order is looking to cast Anne Heche in the starring role.

• Holy crap! The National Organization for Marriage defends polygamy and bigamy.

• Pennsylvania school is forced to admit HIV-positive student.

• Montana man is attacked after asking where he can find a gay bar.

• Even the angels wept as Megan Rapinoe stomped Canada in the Olympic semi-finals.

• The Chick-4-Gays event, reported in the Chikin Chronikles, has been cancelled due to legal concerns. Head foodie Eric Russell is cooking something up with Rain. More details to follow.

BONUS BUFFOONERY: If you are down by seeing the swarming masses that showed up for Mike Huckabee's Hate-a-palooza, just remember one thing. This man is one of them.

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News, Tig Notaro, Marriage Equality, Megan Rapinoe, 2012 Olympics, Chick-fil-A, National Organization got Marriage, Human Rights Campaign, AIDS, RuPaul's Drag Race, Proposition 8

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