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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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Thursday, August 04, 2016

Queer Democrats Party Down!


Lavender-leaning Democrats win big at Philadelphia convention (with highlights of speeches by Jason Collins, Kristen Kavanaugh, Chad Griffin, Sarah McBride, Daniel Driffin, Tina Kotek, Gavin Newsom, Christine Leinonen, and Michelle Obama!

And in NewsWrap: Australia’s government pushes a controversial civil marriage equality vote, the U.S. Civil Rights Act fails an Indiana lesbian, Britain courts controversy by bonding with North Carolina, trans U.S. Army whistleblower Chelsea Manning punished for attempting suicide, and more international LGBT news reported this week by John Dyer V and Tanya Kane-Parry (produced by Steve Pride, written by Greg Gordon).


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Wednesday, July 27, 2016

Trumped-Up GOP!


U.S. Republicans party ’til they Trump with their presidential nominee, gay billionaire Peter Thiel and more, as queer journalists observe and analyze history in the making — for better or worse!

And in NewsWrap: Romanians could consider banning marriage equality, India's government advances transgender protections, Jerusalem Pride honors last year’s murdered marcher, the NBA’s All-Star Game flushes Charlotte over North Carolina’s HB2, emails expose the far-right Christian group behind Mississippi's homophobic HB1523, 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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Tuesday, July 26, 2016

“Lazy Eye” & Trans Faith Champion!


Writer/director Tim Kirkman’s latest film is an Outfest favorite that focuses on midlife and lost love through a Lazy Eye (interviewed by Abby Dees and Wenzel Jones)!

Faith-fortified trans activist Barbara Satin takes a seat on President Obama’s Advisory Council on Faith-based Neighborhood Partnerships (interviewed by Dixie Treichel and John Townsend)!

Plus: Republican presumptive presidential nominee Donald Trump picks homophobic Hoosier Governor Mike Pence for his running mate, an irony we share with Late Night host Seth Meyers!

And in NewsWrap: Canadian Anglicans defiantly bless marriage equality, Bermuda
lawmakers split over wedding rites, U.S. Republicans propose a hateful anti-LGBT agenda, the U.S. House has no Pulse after the Orlando Massacre, "out" education is in in California, and more international LGBT news reported this week by Jessica Andrea and Michael LeBeau (produced by Steve Pride, written by Greg Gordon).


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Wednesday, July 13, 2016

“Raising Zoey” & “Hands” Up for Orlando!


Motivated Latina mom Ofelia Barba champions her trailblazing trans-teen Zoey Luna! (Abby Dees and Wenzel Jones chat with the subjects of the new documentary.)

A gaggle of pop luminaries raise their voices and their Hands for Orlando on a new benefit single available exclusively at iTunes!

Queer life and lit commentator Janet Mason adds two new books to your summer reading list: Loving Eleanor (about the intimate friendship of Eleanor Roosevelt and Lorena Hickok) by Susan Wittig Albert (Persevero Press), and Bull and Other Stories by Kathy Anderson (Autumn House Press).

And in NewsWrap: Australia’s tight national elections squeeze marriage equality’s future, history and racism headline Toronto Pride, trans rights win in Washington and Massachusetts, Star Trek’s "Sulu" goes Beyond the closet, and more international LGBT news reported this week by Michael LeBeau and Michelle-Marie Gilkeson (produced by Steve Pride, written by Greg Gordon).


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