The AggreGAYtor: November 6

What happened today in gay? Here’s your QILTBAG recap of queer news.

Yes, we can all eat carbs again.
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Gaga somehow stays relevant, Obama betrays his Kenyan roots by unleashing untold destruction on Hawaii, and Barilla gets positively proactive, as your AggreGAYtor reiterates communist lies.

The Good

Republicans are going to have to make up their minds about LGBTQ discrimination tout suite, because ENDA is coming.

It’s Transgender Awareness Month, and the Day of Remembrance is November 20.

Lady Gaga rejects bi erasure. Because Andy Bell is totes gay. (Kidding! Go read.)

Barilla is making a diversity push to make up for its chairman’s nasty remarks and subsequent notpologies.

President Obama is encouraging Hawaii to go ahead and pass marriage equality already.

Meanwhile, Illinois is poised to beat Hawaii in the race to be the 15th state to do so.

A Maine representative and gubernatorial candidate has been pushed out of the closet, but is owning it and moving on.

The Bad

Oklahoma may try to claim states’ rights in refusing to provide federal benefits to same-sex National Guard couples.

Chelsea Manning may have to go to court to transition.

The Fugly

Ted Cruz’s dad, Rafael Cruz, just can’t seem to stop bringing the nonsense.

A Quiverfull leader has been forced to resign because, well, because he did not have sexual relations with that woman.

It Came from the Tubes

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