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Wednesday, February 03, 2016

Trans-Ally Questions & "Carol"!

Everything you wanted to know about welcoming trans folks is discussed in the conclusion of our two-part coverage of the release of the Center for American Progress pamphlet Transgender Welcome, featuring comments by its author retired openly-gay Episcopal Bishop Gene Robinson and trans Baptist Pastor Allyson Robinson, with questions from the audience (part 2 of 2).

Stars Cate Blanchett and Rooney Mara tell all about their love affair with Carol at a recent Variety Screening Series gathering.

And in NewsWrap: Mexico's high court issues another state marriage equality ruling, a Romanian Orthodox-led inequality drive starts strong, Italy rallies on both sides of a civil unions bill, Taiwan's marriage equality quest continues, Portugal's outgoing president blocks adoption rights, Sir Ian McKellen comments on the Oscars color controversy, and more international LGBT news reported this week by John Dyer V and Carole Meyers (produced by Steve Pride, written by Greg Gordon).


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Thursday, January 28, 2016

Trans Thought & Trans Faith!

In a new resource booklet for religious groups, Transgender Welcome, retired gay Episcopal Bishop Gene Robinson gives practical advice for affirming congregations and explores the spiritual side of gender issues — for the transitioning and their would-be allies. He presents the Center for American Progress publication in a dialog with trans Baptist Pastor Allyson Robinson. (Lucia Chappelle reports.)

The University of Victoria’s inaugural Trans Studies Chair Dr. Aaron Devor talks about their new academic program — and the world’s largest transgender archives.

Gay Olympian Gus Kenworthy tells TBS TV’s late night talk show host Conan O'Brien why he didn't come out in Sochi.

And in NewsWrap: a poisonous amendment threatens Italy's civil unions bill, U.S. LGBT vets get spousal benefits equity, Britain closes a legal loophole that allowed a deceased gay honeymooner's death certificate in Australia say he was "never married,” a lesbian activist is Guatemala's first out Congressperson, a Russian city fears a "gay fish festival,” and more international LGBT news reported this week by Sarah Sweeney and Wenzel Jones (produced by Steve Pride, written by Greg Gordon).


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Monday, January 18, 2016

Tab Hunter Confidential!

Show biz icon Tab Hunter reveals his Pride On Screen – and off in an engaging and insightful chat with Entertainment Correspondent Steve Pride!

And in NewsWrap: marriage separates Episcopalians from the Anglican Communion, Scotland's Secretary of State opens his Cabinet door, a Lebanese trans-man wins gender identity rights, two Moroccan men face jail time for kissing, FIFA fines five countries for their homophobic fans, Qatar bans The ('morally depraved') Danish Girl, Ellen reaches across the pond, and more international LGBT news reported this week by Christopher Gaal and Michael LeBeau (produced by Steve Pride, written by Greg Gordon).


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Wednesday, January 13, 2016

Rabble-Rouser’s Requiem!

We mourn the passing and celebrate the life and legacy of Latina lesbian feminist "Outlaw" Jeanne Córdova, who died in Los Angeles on January 10th. Many of her accomplishments and exploits are recounted in an August 2012 interview with Steve Pride on her memoir, When We Were Outlaws.

And in NewsWrap: marriage equality marches into a Chinese court, Senegalese "wedding guests" escape charges and a lynch mob, Malawi and Fiji politicians break out in homophobia, Guyana's president opens the door to liberation, Washington state and New York City advance trans rights, Norman and Oklahoma City enact LGBT anti-bias protections, and more international LGBT news reported this week by Michelle-Marie Gilkeson and Tanya Kane-Parry (produced by Steve Pride, written by Greg Gordon).


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Tuesday, January 05, 2016

Wolfe Video: Stand and Distribute!

LGBT film distribution pioneer Kathy Wolfe chats with Entertainment Correspondent Steve Pride about the serendipitous success of Wolfe Video!

And in NewsWrap: India’s queers stay outlaws under archaic sex code, Greece’s civil partnerships opened to same-gender couples, Slovenian voters vanquish marriage equality, adoption rights advance in New Zealand and Italy, Malawi gays freed following international outcry, gays jailed in Tunisia and Senegal, and more international LGBT news reported this week by Wenzel Jones and John Dyer V (produced by Steve Pride, written by Greg Gordon).


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Thursday, December 31, 2015

Follow the Heard!

If it weren’t for This Way Out, where would you have heard …
  • live coverage from the Sydney Lesbian & Gay Mardi Gras and Ireland’s marriage equality referendum
  • Rentboy.com’s Hawk Kincaid on Homeland Security’s bizarre raid
  • Leonard Glover of Ghana’s House of Rainbow
  • “Loo-liberating” transman Michael Hughes
  • Bi Iranian-American filmmaker Desiree Akhavan
  • Intersex/trans activist Trucker Patti Spangler
  • Outright Action International’s Jessica Stern
Who knows how many people have heard features like this on This Way Out … and having heard the voices of LGBT liberation have been changed and encouraged?

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This Way Out’s 2015 Highlights



What a year it's been!!! Enjoy this "look back" ... and remember how This Way Out has kept you in touch with the worldwide LGBT movement, our brave activists, and our precious artists. It wouldn’t be possible without the financial support of our listeners.

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From Outlaws to In-Laws



A 65-minute audio CD compilation of feature reports on the U.S. Supreme Court’s rulings in the Lawrence v. Texas sodomy law case and the Proposition 8 and Obergefell marriage equality cases, as well as the “marriage equality resistance syndrome” suffered by the right in response. Includes the voices of plaintiffs John Lawrence, Edith Windsor, James Obergefell and Kris Perry; attorneys Kate Kendall, Ted Olson, Evan Wolfson and Mary Bonauto; GOP presidential hopefuls Sen. Ted Cruz, Gov. Mike Huckabee and Donald Trump; U.S. President Barack Obama, California Lt. Gov. Gavin Newsom, ACLU Exec. Dir. Anthony Romero, and many more!

You can get From Outlaws to In-Laws as a FREE gift when you donate a minimum of $50 to support This Way Out.


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Tuesday, December 29, 2015

Queer Courtesies & Rebel Religion!

The author of Steven Petrow's Complete Book of Gay and Lesbian Manners chats with our Steve Pride about how LGBTs and allies can “do the right thing” and learn the true meaning of "respect”!

Three queer-positive books about LGBT people and religion get literary commentator Janet Mason’s blessing: Gay Conversations with God (James Alexander Langteaux), The Peace Seeker (Susan E. Gilmore), and Coming Out in Faith: Voices of LGBTQ Unitarian Universalists (Susan A. Gore and Keith Kron, eds.)!

Plus music by Melanie Amaro and Dave Hall!

NewsWrap Holiday: In the headlines this week, Greek lawmakers okay civil partnerships, a gay man sues for civil marriage equality in China, Malawi drops gay sex charges against two men, Tunisia jails six “offenders” for three years — and we’ll have details on those stories and more international LGBT news when NewsWrap returns on January 4, 2016!

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