The AggreGAYtor: April 17

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

The AggreGAYtor: April 17

Hillary goes all-in, Siri backs out, and Oklahoma shuts up, as your AggreGAYtor hits the kill switch.

The Good

Hillary Clinton now supports full marriage equality.

The U.S. Senate made an unexpectedly queer-friendly move.

Marco Rubio would dance at our wedding, even if he couldn’t be persuaded to condone it.

This mom just showed us all what abstinence-only sex ed is all about. (see also)

A trans bodybuilder is in the lead for the cover of “Men’s Health” magazine.

The Bad

Bigots are starting to realize they already have a right to discriminate in most places.

The Fugly

Some Texas Republicans are perfectly willing to go anti-business.

The “Alliance Defending Freedomwants to Indiana our Texas.

Oklahoma has removed anti-discrimination protections from its Uber bill.

Russian Siri seems to have learned a thing or two from the Kremlin.

It Came from the Tubes

Let’s Flip the Script on the R-Word

Not sure when it's okay to say "retarded"? This video clears it up once and for all.

Posted by Mic on Tuesday, April 14, 2015

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