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Tuesday, September 27, 2016

An Albee Adieu & The Age of Queensland!


Pulitzer and Tony winner (many times over!) Edward Albee takes a final bow in an insightful and entertaining 2009 conversation with Dixie Treichel and John Townsend.

Queensland Health Minister Conrad Dick and Queensland AIDS Council Executive Director Michael Scott discuss the state's approval of a bill to equalize the age of consent (John Frame reports from Brisbane).

Queer Emmy highlights star Transparent's Jeffrey Tambor and Jill Soloway, and Sarah Paulson of The People versus O.J.

And in NewsWrap: Northern Ireland stands alone after Guernsey okays marriage equality, a powerful police presence keeps Belgrade Pride peaceful, Charlotte shuns a rights repeal deal to solve North Carolina's HB2 debacle, a U.S. hate preacher finds no haven in Botswana, and more international LGBT news reported this week by Wenzel Jones and Frances O’Brien (produced by Steve Pride, written by Greg Gordon).


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Wednesday, September 21, 2016

Canada's "Queer Decade" Climax!


Canada’s Queer Decade: 1995-2005 culminates in marriage equality in the romantic finale of veteran This Way Out Vancouver, B.C. correspondent Heather Kitching’s award-winning CiTR documentary.

And in NewsWrap: a banned U.S. hate preacher diverts his South African crusade to Botswana, college sports groups flee anti-LGBT North Carolina, the U.S. Army finally okays transition treatment for whistleblower Chelsea Manning, the curtain falls on Edward AlbeeRuPaul’s Emmy win surely tops an enema, 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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Friday, September 09, 2016

Ricamora’s Reward & Canada's "Queer Decade" 4!

How to Get Away with Murder’s gay Asian Conrad “Oliver Hampton” Ricamora gets away with the Human Rights Campaign’s Visibility Award.

In Part 4 of Queer Decade: 1995-2005, veteran Vancouver correspondent Heather Kitching’s award-winning documentary recalls the 2001 British Columbia legal setback in the push for marriage equality.


And in NewsWrap: Australia’s Opposition throws marriage proposals into the plebiscite mix, Bermuda’s High Court okays a marriage equality lawsuit, New York’s highest court expands the definition of parenthood, the Church of England has its first openly gay Bishop, Pride drags into Kim Davis’ hometown, and more international LGBT news reported this week by Jessica Andrea and Wenzel Jones (produced by Steve Pride, written by Greg Gordon).


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Wednesday, August 31, 2016

Canada’s Queer Decade #3!


Recalling the Little Sister’s Bookstore storm that brought a reading rainbow through Canada’s Customs authority in Part 3 of CiTR-Vancouver’s award-winning documentary Queer Decade: 1995-2005 produced by Heather Kitching (with comments by bookstore employee Ken Boesem, civil rights lawyer John Dixon, bookstore manager Janine Fuller, and Vancouver LGBT Muslim leader Imtiaz Popat).

A final wrap on the exploits of Team LGBT at the Rio Olympics precedes a Rainbow Minute about a 1956 gay Olympian who never was — none other than Johnny Mathis: Pop Music Icon (produced by Judd Proctor & Brian Burns and read by Gene Pembleton).

Commentator Janet Mason takes a novel look at queer life in the Middle East in her review of Guapa by Saleem Haddad.

And in NewsWrap: Australia’s marriage equality plebiscite meets political pandemonium, a Texas judge blocks Obama’s trans student guidelines, U.S. District Court clogs HB2’s plumbing as Charlotte Pride overfloweth, and more international LGBT news reported this week by Wenzel Jones and Tanya Kane-Parry (produced by Steve Pride, written by Greg Gordon).


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Wednesday, August 24, 2016

Pride Goes West & Canada's "Queer Decade" 2!


Pride lands on the beaches of Venice, California with the eccentric enclave’s inaugural LGBT celebration (Matthew McLaughlin was on the scene)!

Redefining "spouse" sets the stage for Canadian equality in Part 2 of Heather Kitching’s Queer Decade: 1995-2005!

More medals, media and a shocking loss for Team LGBT at the Rio Olympics!

And in NewsWrap: Uganda’s Ethics Minister promises persistent persecution of "homos,” Odessa celebrates its first Pride, a U.S. district court denies civil rights to transgender people, the LGBT-supportive NBA moves its 2017 All-Star Game from Charlotte to New Orleans, 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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Tuesday, August 16, 2016

Canada's “Queer Decade”!


Part One of an award-winning radio documentary recalls the first equality case that kicked off Canada's Queer Decade: 1995 -2005. Produced by veteran This Way Out correspondent Heather Kitching for CiTR - Vancouver, B.C., it features comments by pioneering human rights attorney Barbara Findlay and national gay lobby leader Lawrence Aaronovitch.

Queer Life and Lit Commentator Janet Mason leafs through books about an Aussie drag queen (From Darkness to Diva by Skye High) and a trailblazing New York Times HIV/AIDS reporter (Dying Words: The AIDS reporting of Jeff Schmalz by Samuel G. Friedman with Kerry Donahue).

Team LGBT has Olympic moments of glory and ingloriousness this week in Rio!

And in NewsWrap: Belizean Chief Justice overturns anti-gay law against "carnal intercourse,” Georgia's president vetoes marriage equality referendum, Alabama’s Roy Moore may be less again, and more international LGBT news reported this week by Michael LeBeau and Jessica Andrea (produced by Steve Pride, written by Greg Gordon).


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Thursday, August 11, 2016

Queer Hollywood History & #Injustice!


The Hollywood Museum’s Reel to Real: Portrayals and Perceptions of Gays in Hollywood exhibit displays Tinseltown at its queerest perceptions (with L.A. City Councilman Mitch O'Farrell, Rev. Troy Perry, Katharine "Kat" Kramer, Erin "Tabatha" Murphy, and Julie "Catwoman" Newmar at the grand opening.

Lionhearted lesbian poet Grammo Suspect unwraps Kenyan "#Injustice" on her new single.

Gay Aussie Olympian Matthew Mitcham’s dramatic dive is regaled in a Rainbow Minute.

And in NewsWrap: religious right pushes a gay sex ban in Indonesia's top court, Kampala Pride crushed by Ugandan cabinet minister’s vengeful vow, Tanzania's Health Minister bans lube, new reports detail horrific homophobia in the Middle East, and more international LGBT news reported this week by Wenzel Jones and Jason Proctor (produced by Steve Pride, written by Greg Gordon).


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