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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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Tuesday, July 05, 2016

Trans-Formed Military & Two-Spirit Truths!


The U.S. Defense Dept. ends ban on transgender servicemembers (with reporting from Pacifica Evening News co-anchor Gabrielle Castellan and Feature Story News reporter Harry Horton and remarks by Defense Secretary Ash Carter and comments by LGBT military analyst Aaron Belkin)!

Native American “Two Spirit” questions raise not-so-simple answers (Minnesota activist/educator Lenny Hayes chats with correspondent Dixie Treichel)!

What A Doll! recalls when gay dolls came out of the closet in a Rainbow Minute (produced by Judd Proctor and Brian Burns and read by John DeBoer)!

And in NewsWrap: the U.N. creates an LGBT rights watchdog, India’s Supremes reject a celebrity appeal to overturn Section 377, the U.S. EEOC wins a landmark sexual orientation workplace bias lawsuit, and a federal judge overturns Mississippi’s "religious freedom" law, and more international LGBT news reported this week by Carole Meyers and Wenzel Jones (produced by Steve Pride, written by Greg Gordon).


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Thursday, June 30, 2016

Love Wins … Late!


The 41-year love story of Tony Sullivan and Richard Adams planted the seed of the marriage equality movement. Producer/director Tim Miller (interviewed by Steve Pride) captured it in the documentary Limited Partnership, which includes comments by former Boulder, Colorado County Clerk Clela Rorex and Sullivan himself; reporter Troy Masters tells Abby Dees and Wenel Jones the bittersweet conclusion.

Broadway stars serenade Orlando on a benefit single of Burt Bacharach’s enduring What the World Needs Now is Love!

And in NewsWrap: serving in silence ends for U.S. transgender military personnel, tear gas and rubber bullets shut down defiant Istanbul expressions of Pride, Italy’s High Court advances adoption rights, a Kenyan court legalizes anal probes to "confirm" gay sex, the Stonewall National Monument is christened, 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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Sunday, June 26, 2016

Sunshine State Slaughter!


Comprehensive coverage for a full half-hour of the Pulse Massacre in Orlando, Florida includes President Barack Obama, presidential candidates Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump, FBI Director James Comey, survivor Angel Colon, longtime ally Lady Gaga, and Hamilton Tony-winner Lin-Manuel Miranda, with new original songs by Eli Lieb and Brandon Skeie and by Melissa Etheridge! (NewsWrap returns next week.)


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Friday, June 17, 2016

Pulse Massacre & A Stern Worldview!


Orlando, Florida LGBT club-goers slaughtered in an ISIS-inspired massacre are mourned by Mayor Buddy Dyer, President Barack Obama, MCC’s Rev. Elder Nancy Wilson, and Tony Award-winning Hamilton composer/star Lin-Manuel Miranda.

Outright Action International Executive Director Jessica Stern gives western activists insight into international strategies and recent developments, including Indonesia’s homophobic “moral panic.”

And in NewsWrap: Russia leads the elimination of queers from U.N. HIV/AIDS resolution, a leading Honduran activist is assassinated, Pink Dot success panics Singapore authorities, Ireland’s Presbyterian Church orders anti-equality wedding vows, Virginia’s bathroom case heads for the Supreme Court, and more international LGBT news reported this week by Michelle-Marie Gilkeson and Carole Meyers (produced by Steve Pride, written by Greg Gordon).


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Tuesday, June 07, 2016

Dad & Daughter “Skirtchasers”!


Veteran sitcom writer Stan Zimmerman (The Golden Girls), actor-turned-director Amanda Bearse (Married With Children), and star Elizabeth Keener (The L Word) announce a TV pilot from their comedy web series about a newly-single lesbian working it out with her philandering father (Barry Bostwick) and wise-cracking mother (Meredith Baxter)! (Interviewed by Steve Pride and Wenzel Jones.)

And in NewsWrap: Pride parades with purpose in Sao Paulo and Tel Aviv, a trans legal victory in Virginia nudges North Carolina, Mississippi’s messianic governor crusades for religious bias, Mormons mess with Mexican marriage equality, Canadian Conservatives raise a white flag on the rainbow weddings front, 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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Tuesday, May 24, 2016

Rev. Gwen’s Gospel & GOP Game Plan!


Transgender Arkansas activist Rev. Gwen Fry’s transition becomes an Episcopal transfiguration (interviewed by Abby Dees).

U.S. House Republicans wrangle a vote for discrimination as out Congressman Sean Patrick Maloney (NY) and Democratic House Whip Steny Hoyer (MD) go down to defeat (with a report by Pacifica Radio’s Mark Mericle).

And in NewsWrap: the international IDAHOT celebration of LGBT rights fights phobias, Bolivia enacts a progressive trans rights bill, Muslim countries ban queer-friendly groups from U.N. AIDS conference, U.S. confirms an openly gay Secretary of the Army, and more international LGBT news reported this week by Wenzel Jones and Sarah Sweeney (produced by Steve Pride, written by Greg Gordon).


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