The AggreGAYtor: September 6

Your daily dose of LGBTQ news

Lori Lindsey swears she's not single white female-ing Megan Rapinoe.
Lori Lindsey swears she's not single white female-ing Megan Rapinoe. (by autostraddle.com)

Glen Maxey goes on a road trip, James Franco overexposes himself, and Jimmy Kimmel continues to be unfunny. Today’s AggreGAYtor is black and white and red all over.

• Although I bristle at the idea of Franciscan University including homosexuality in a “deviant behavior” course, I kind of want to enroll. I could always use a few pointers.

• Maybe I can report some of those deviant behaviors on the new handy-dandy Kinsey Institute app. (Note: I will gladly submit AggreGAYtor fan fic.)

Christopher Tiner, the Cub Scout who quit scouting over BSA’s exclusionary policies, is the coolest 9-year old ever.

• California saw a four percent drop in anti-LGBTQ crimes last year. We’ll take it!

James Franco queers it up 7 for All Mankind’s fall campaign. At this rate, it can’t be long before he is starring in James’ 50 Load Weekend.

• Deadpan pop punctuation enthusiasts fun. take LGBTQ equality on tour.

• Rusted old spark plug Pat Robertson is still rambling about the godlessness of the Democratic Party for gay marriage platform plank.

• Radical LGBTQ activists get really pissed at Oakland pride.

• US Women’s soccer team member Lori Lindsey comes out. Everyone’s trying to copy Pinoe.

The New York Times should really know better than to publish such a blatantly misgendered article.

• By most accounts, this years DNC is a giant pink triangle wrapped in a rainbow sautéed in a lambda reduction, but transgender Americans are still getting short shrift.

• New Jersey joins in the call to ban conversion therapy for minors. Last week they announced the end of Jersey Shore. They should be commended for both.

• Human pull-my-finger joke Jimmy Kimmel nyuks it up with homophobic back to school segment.

• Dude. DUDE. Purple? Man, that's gay.

• Anti-gay pastor Anthony Evans seeks bodyguard to protecting from us violent homos. I hope he gets Kevin Costner. We’ll see if he can resist the swelling strings of the soundtrack.

• Oh Dear Abby, it's a different world from where you come from.

• Someone’s stealing signs for Dallas’ Pride Run. Although no thievery has been reported in Austin, the Rainbow Run is still standing by with magic powder.

• I’m not sure if this report of Texas DNC delegates road tripping to Charlotte is particularly news worthy, but I bet riding in a van named Priscilla with Austin icon Glen Maxey would be lots of fun.

• AIDS Services of Austin celebrates their 25th year anniversary tonight.

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