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Friday, April 29, 2016

World of Wonder & RuPaul's Doll Race!


Drag artists and other "outsiders" orbit the reality TV/documentary empire responsible for Inside Deep Throat, The Eyes of Tammy Faye, Million Dollar Listing, Mapplethrope: Look at the Pictures and RuPaul’s Drag Race. World of Wonder co-founders Randy Barbato and Fenton Bailey talk about where they came from and what's in store (interviewed by Steve Pride)!

Plus a “profile in plastic”: a Rainbow Minute devoted to the RuPaul doll!

And in NewsWrap: pressure builds in Uganda for a revived Anti-Homosexuality Act, Jerusalem’s Pride predator is convicted of murder, two U.S. states are deemed dangerous for U.K. travelers, Virginia trans-teen’s federal appeal unclogs bathroom equality, North Carolina and Mississippi bad law backlash continues, and more international LGBT news reported this week by Wenzel Jones and Carole Meyers (produced by Steve Pride, written by Greg Gordon).


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Friday, April 22, 2016

Tar Heel & Natural States’ Strife!


North Carolina Governor Pat McCrory digs in despite derision from critics including Equality North Carolina’s Chris Srgo, Charlotte employment attorney Kevin Murphy, Democratic lawmaker Billy Richardson, and Daniel Cook’s YouTube-posted McCrory parody (with a report by Pacifica Radio’s Mark Mericle).

Trans LGBT rights advocate Rev. Gwen Fry defends Arkansas’ local anti-bias laws (interviewed by Abby Dees).

And in NewsWrap: activists attack the constitutionality of Kenya’s sex code, a court in China rules against a marriage equality lawsuit, the Roman Catholic Church pressures some 800 big Australian businesses to stop promoting marriage equality, anti-LGBT laws continue to roil Mississippi and Tennessee, Greg Louganis finally gets his Wheaties box, and more international LGBT news reported this week by Carole Meyers and John Dyer V (produced by Steve Pride, written by Greg Gordon).


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Saturday, April 16, 2016

Queer WonderCon & US Bias Booms!


LGBT geeks gather for a Los Angeles comic book convention with queer comics creators Alex Woolfson, David Reddish, Elizabeth Beier and Jon Mac (Entertainment Correspondent Steve Pride on the scene)!

A U.S. bias bills boon sparks a backlash against bigotry from NBA great Charles Barkley, Mississippi Governor Phil Bryant, Comedy Central's Trevor Noah, and out TV talk show icon Ellen DeGeneres … and another faux tourism ad from the folks at Funny or Die!

And in NewsWrap: Colombia's high court comes out for marriage equality, the new Pope's old Vatican nixes vows for queer couples, a U.S. federal appeals court reams Puerto Rico's equality-rejecting judge, Pennsylvania governor rings the LGBT Liberty Bell, and more international LGBT news reported this week by Jon Beaupre and Wenzel Jones (produced by Steve Pride, written by Greg Gordon).


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Tarnished Tar Heels!


North Carolina toilets overflow with injustice! Our comprehensive coverage includes comments by Governor Pat McCrory, state Attorney General Roy Cooper, Lieutenant Governor Dan Forest, Equality North Carolina's Chris Srgo and Crystal Richardson, trans-man lawsuit plaintiff Joaquin Carcano, ACLU attorney Chase Strangio and the Human Rights Campaign’s Chad Griffin.

And in NewsWrap: Saudis threaten death for gay online liaisons, marriage equality finally comes to Greenland, Mississippi’s adoption ban bombs in federal court while state lawmakers okay a draconian new anti-LGBT law, Chinese film censors clear a gay love story for the big screen, PostNord proudly issues rainbow stamps of approval, and more international LGBT news reported this week by Carole Meyers and Michael LeBeau (produced by Steve Pride, written by Greg Gordon).


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Tuesday, March 29, 2016

Crisis in Carolina & Danger in Dominica!


North Carolina’s state Republican “tar heels” stomp on local equality laws (featuring BuzzFeed’s Dominic Holden, Charlotte, N.C. Mayor Jennifer Roberts, and MSNBC’s Chris Hayes)!

Activists like Caribbean HIV/AIDS Partnership - Dominica Coordinating Director Sylvester Baptiste face the perils of promoting pride in a hostile environment (interviewed by Vash Boddie)!

And in NewsWrap: world shrinks prescribe a cure for anti-LGBT laws, Ukrainian thugs kill the Lviv Equality Festival, Kansas celebrates campus religious bias, trans families triumph over a Tennessee "bathroom bill," Antarctica is proclaimed the world’s first gay-friendly continent, and more international LGBT news reported this week by John Dyer V and Sarah Sweeney (produced by Steve Pride, written by Greg Gordon).


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Monday, March 28, 2016

Praise the Lorde & St. Pat’s Pride


People’s poets StaceyAnn Chin and New York First Lady Charlene McCray celebrate Sister Outsider Audre Lorde.

Queer Irish come home marching under their own banners for the first time in more than 25 years to New York City’s St. Patrick's Day Parade (featuring comments by former City Council Speaker Christine Quinn, Queens City Councilperson Jimmy Van Bramer, activist Brendan Fay, and Mayor Bill De Blasio).

And in NewsWrap: the Australian government guts its Safe Schools anti-bullying program, Botswana's ban on an LGBT advocacy group is overruled, Kansas lawmakers approve anti-queer campus bias, a Vatican pan makes Weekend sizzle at the Italian box office, and more international LGBT news reported this week by Carole Meyers and Michael LeBeau (produced by Steve Pride, written by Greg Gordon).


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Tuesday, March 15, 2016

"Tangerine" & Hillary’s Lemon!


Director Sean Baker’s tiny camera discovered Independent Spirit Award Best Supporting Actress Mya Taylor (Tangerine), and a film-full of trans tales hit the screen! (Entertainment Correspondent Steve Pride)

Hillary Clinton faces LGBT scorn — and wonderment from her Democratic presidential rival Bernie Sanders — for her praise of the late Nancy Reagan!

And in NewsWrap: India's archaic sodomy law withstands another repeal effort, homophobic terror engulfs Indonesia, a refugee crisis collides with Sydney’s Gay & Lesbian Mardi Gras, bias builds in Missouri, queer fears cancel Easter in Stockton, California, and more international LGBT news reported this week by Tanya Kane-Parry and John Dyer V (produced by Steve Pride, written by Greg Gordon).


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Thursday, March 10, 2016

Intersex 101 & Smith's “Historic” Oscar (Not)!


Writer/activist Hida Viloria dots the “I” in LGBTQI (with correspondent Vash Boddie).

A history-free homage from Sam Smith wins "razzies" to go with his Oscar for The Writing's on the Wall — because he apparently didn’t read it!

Plus a Rainbow Minute quoting the real words (see above!) of Sir Ian McKellen (produced by Judd Proctor and Brian Burns, read by Dustin Richardson).

And in NewsWrap: a backdoor marriage equality ban fails in Switzerland, the EuroCourt reunifies same-gender couples, Bermuda's government mixes a civil unions proposal with a marriage equality referendum, a South Dakota anti-trans "bathroom bill" craps out, U.N. ambassadors visit a Fun Home, and more international LGBT news reported this week by Tanya Kane-Parry and John Dyer V (produced by Steve Pride, written by Greg Gordon).


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