This story makes me happy:

A new asteroid is to be named after a transvestite gypsy folk singer from Bulgaria.

The asteroid, temporarily been called 2005 UT12, was spotted in the Taurus constellation by Bulgarian astronomers, with the help of scientists from Spain and the UK.

A spokesperson for the Bulgarian team said: "We want to name the asteroid after the folk singer Azis, who is quite famous here."

Azis is a controversial figure in the conservative country as he is openly homosexual, and a political campaigner for the rights of the minority Roma population.
In keeping with this trend, I'd like to suggest the next new asteroid be named Phranc.

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