The AggreGAYtor: February 5

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

When you go back to the gay bar, tell them Scotland is free.
When you go back to the gay bar, tell them Scotland is free. (Image via dov rob on flickr)

Sochi gets close, Eric Holder talks big, and AT&T comes out swinging, as your AggreGAYtor checks for waxy yellow buildup.

The Good

Gay rights advocates are forging a 50-state strategy of sorts, with a war room and everything.

Scotland now recognizes marriage equality.

Attorney General Eric Holder says LGBTQ rights are the number one issue of our time.

Long-time Olympic sponsor AT&T has come out against Russia’s anti-gay laws.

Modern dance music has very queer roots. Go learn, grasshopper.

Arguments against the state’s marriage ban are being heard in Virginia courts.

Utah may become the second state to recognize the rights of trans students.

Homosexuality is not a defect, is not a disease, and is not a choice.

The Bad

Brutal terrorist attacks on queer Russians continue; Human Rights Watch now has video.

Trans Europeans are being regularly mistreated according to Amnesty International.

Philip Seymour Hoffman has passed; we must all go watch Flawless to atone.

The Fugly

Some Utah lawmakers are surprisingly not acting very nice to trans folk.

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