The AggreGAYtor: September 10

Your daily dose of LGBTQ news

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Ann Romney clams up, Chris Kluwe scores a touchdown, and Emily Dickinson strikes a pose. Today’s AggreGAYtor is still in the running towards becoming America's Next Top Model.

Alan Moore’s long-shelved screenplay Fashion Beast gets adapted to new comic. Squeeeee!

• In other geek news, adorable couple recreate Astonishing X-Men gay wedding cover to celebrate 20th year anniversary.

Jeon Kyu-Hwan’s transgender-themed The Weight wins the Venice Film Festival’s Queer Lion award.

• Mayonnaise slathered sponge cake Ann Romney will not be discussing gay marriage, thank you very much.

• Minnesota Vikings punter Chris Kluwe kicks the living shit out of anti-gay pol Emmett C. Burns Jr. in blistering op-ed.

• Zimbabwean activists allege government fabricating controversial stories to bolster support for anti-gay laws.

• The man behind the most wooden anti-marriage equality ad of the decade also makes underwhelming jewelry.

Emily Dickinson rocks the daguerreotype with purported lesbian lover. Also, she might be smizing.

• House Dems are once again challenging DOMA on behalf of 83 year old New York widow. Perhaps forgetting the definition of the word “representative,” three Texas lawmakers decline to sign.

• Murrica’s sweetheart LeAnn Rimes is going forward with cyberbullying lawsuit, but will be donating winnings to the Trevor Project. LeAnn cares you guys.

• Transgender activist Leslie Feinberg recharged with gross misdemeanor for CeCe McDonald protest.

• Oh NOM, the LGBTQ community may disagree on some policy points; but that doesn’t mean that we are into you.

• The Boston Globe’s Lawrence Harmon should seriously look at the AP stylebook before he writes anything else concerning transgender rights.

• Planned queer roller derby documentary gives us all a chance to think of new roller derby name. Sienna Mauler? Daisy Confused? Lena Dunham? Maybe I ought to leave it to the experts.

• IMDB is a treasure trove of possible names for Drew Barrymore’s reported new gay bar. Who wouldn’t want to go to the happy hour at Skipped Parts?

• Despite his mom’s insistence on being a wingnut, Brad Pitt still proves himself to be crush-worthy.

• The religious right is all sorts of miffed over Exodus International’s Alan Chambers admission that conversion therapy does not work.

• Outsized Gerber baby Kirk Cameron whines about the liberal media misrepresenting his opinions of homosexuality.

• Vermont joins the fray in opposing DOMA.

• The British producer of pro-gay Ugandan play has been arrested.

Pham Le Quynh Tram breaks barriers by becoming Vietnam’s first legally recognized transgender woman.

• Apparently, homophobic football signs are now a thing with Texas AM fans adding to our fine national discourse.

• Voting ends today for Best of Austin 2012. You better not leave that chad hanging.

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