The AggreGAYtor: September 25

Your daily dose of LGBTQIA news

Rick Perry still provides plenty of fodder
Rick Perry still provides plenty of fodder (screenshot from youtube)

Ann Coulter provokes, Mahmoud Ahmadinejad sits on Pier’s Morgan’s couch, and Ken Powell goes on the defensive. Today’s AggreGAYtor has got to pray just to make it today.

• Catholic group Courage gives MC Hammer some competition in rap lameness. Stop. AggreGAYtor time.

Focus on the Family charmingly compare queer folk to STIs.

• Despite Howie Mandel’s aggressive campaign to suck the joy at out of flash mobs, some LGBTQIA revelers in Hanoi seem to have got it right.

• The Asexual Visibility and Education Network forms coalition with national LGBT organizations.

• MSU student paper invites you to play homophobic gridiron mad libs: “Bet your bottom dollar (gay expletive).”

• Privileged woman sues Avis car rental for discrimination. I mean if anyone in this country knows the pain of marginalization, it’s certainly white, straight, cisgender people. Clearly.

Billboard Wars: this fall on TLC.

• The National Center for Transgender Equality launch collegiate nondiscrimination project.

• Spray-tanned dementor Ann Coulter has a few opinions on civil rights.

• Christian sex education “expert” decries lesbianism as “pastry parties.” He really needs to work on his selling technique; name one person who would turn down an invitation to a pastry party!

Partners (that other gay sitcom) debuts on CBS. Here’s a recap of episode one. Straight guys are like this, but gay guys are like this. Ammirite?

• Speaking of gaysplotation, Teri Polo and Sherri Saum are cast in J-Lo’s new lesbidrama.

Gaga has a bone to pick with the papacy. Ten bucks says she’ll next appear in public wearing a mitre.

Paul Ryan, the unassuming alter-ego of the Flash, has given up on reversing DADT.

• NOM would have gotten away with it too, if it weren’t for you meddling kids.

Tereska Torrès, the author of groundbreaking lesbian pulp novel Women’s Barracks dies at 92.

• General Mills CEO Ken Powell defends company’s support of marriage equality at shareholder’s meeting.

• Legendary Catskills comedian Mahmoud Ahmadinejad bombs on Piers Morgan.

• The story of Rick Perry’s infamous Brokeback Mountain Iowa primary ad is a real humdinger.

Kristene Chapa, the lesbian teen survivor of a South Texas shooting, is doing well in recovery.

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News, Courage, Conversion Therapy, Focus on the Family, Flash Mobs, China, Asexual Visibility and Education Network, Homophobia, Twitter, Avis Car Rental, Lawsuit Abuse, Ann Coulter, Civil Rights, Partners, Jennifer Lopez, Teri Polo, Sherri Saum, Lady Gaga, Paul Ryan, Catholic Church

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