The AggreGAYtor: August 9

Your daily dose of LGBTQ news

Gaga and LiLo are totally hammered
Gaga and LiLo are totally hammered (by

Lady Gaga hooks up with Lindsay Lohan, Bryan Fischer considers kidnapping, and Benigno Aquino uses his magic eraser. Today’s AggreGAYtor is stuck in the middle with you.

• Minneapolis/St. Paul Boy Scout Council joins Boston in telling BSA nuh-uh.

President Obama doesn't like the Boy Scouts' gay ban one bit, but he is still down with being the BSA "honorary president." Let's not get too hasty now.

• Tea Party conspiracy theorist Jerome Corsi takes Newsweek cover story to heart. The AggreGAYtor hopes he doesn't get any ideas from this week's issue.

• Prose dumpster Bret Easton Ellis rants that Matt Bomer is a bad choice for Fifty Shades of Gray movie lead. You know, because of the gay.

• Philippine President Aquino removes LGBT protection from health care bill despite crippling HIV infection rate.

• Maybe it’s the heat. Arizona Congressional candidate demands apology for mailer that claims he goes both ways.

• Meanwhile, an actually bisexual Idaho House candidate throws in the towel after being outed.

Bryan Fischer shaves off a few brain cells with his loofah and promotes kidnapping of children in same-sex households.

• Doctor hides breast cancer diagnosis from transgender man.

• Sources claim that Lady Gags is working with new BFF Lindsay Lohan for a music video. The AggreGAYtor suggests a frame-by-frame recreation of Aerosmith's Crazy.

• Shameful: The attack reported in Tuesday's post has been revealed to be faked.

• Queerlympian Maartje Pauman leads the Netherlands to field hockey win.

• Nuts. Hawaiian federal judge rules against recognizing marriage equality.

• In further proof that our Lady of Lourdes has lost all relevancy, Madonna trots out pink pro-gay wristbands for Russian concert. Live strong, Madge, live strong.

• Noted booty shaker Hillary Clinton reaches historic AIDS agreement with South Africa.

• Washington marriage equality advocates debut genius swag.

• Bully Dallas Police Sergeant harasses lesbian cops.

The University of North Texas, the AggreGAYtor’s alma-mater, agrees to house a huge LGBTQ community archive. Can I bring back "You go!" for this?

A note to readers: Bold and uncensored, The Austin Chronicle has been Austin’s independent news source for almost 40 years, expressing the community’s political and environmental concerns and supporting its active cultural scene. Now more than ever, we need your support to continue supplying Austin with independent, free press. If real news is important to you, please consider making a donation of $5, $10 or whatever you can afford, to help keep our journalism on stands.

Support the Chronicle  

More News
The AggreGAYtor: June 1
The AggreGAYtor
What happened today in gay? Here’s your QILTBAG recap of queer news.

David Estlund, June 1, 2015

The AggreGAYtor: May 29
The AggreGAYtor
What happened today in gay? Here’s your QILTBAG recap of queer news.

David Estlund, May 29, 2015

More by Brandon Watson
My Obsession: Therapy With Nineties Supermodels
My Obsession: Therapy With Nineties Supermodels
Escape via the long gay tradition of diva worship

Sept. 15, 2017

Review: Holy Roller
Review: Holy Roller
The personal is edible at Callie Speer’s new hot spot

Sept. 8, 2017


News, Lady Gaga, Lindsay Lohan, University of North Texas, Marriage Equality, American Family Association, Bryan Fischer, Benigno Aquino, Madonna, Bret Eastom Ellis, Matt Bomer, 2012 Olympics, Obama, Boy Scouts, Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer, Hate Crimes

One click gets you all the newsletters listed below

Breaking news, arts coverage, and daily events

Can't keep up with happenings around town? We can help.

Austin's queerest news and events

Eric Goodman's Austin FC column, other soccer news

Information is power. Support the free press, so we can support Austin.   Support the Chronicle