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).
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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