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Wednesday, September 20, 2017

Millett & Windsor Live On!


Sexual Politics author Kate Millett (died September 6) and DOMA defeater Edie Windsor (died September 12) leave behind their words of wisdom!

And in NewsWrap: Australia’s postal marriage plebiscite prompts hate protections and privacy concerns, U.S. trans military ban opponents beaten by GOP Senate head, Harvard disinvites intended Visiting Fellow Chelsea Manning, the U.N.’s first LGBT rights advocate reluctantly steps down, an Aussie teen defends his two moms, and more international LGBT news reported this week by Michele Yeater and Michael LeBeau (produced by Steve Pride, written by Greg Gordon).


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Tuesday, September 12, 2017

Equality By Ballot!


With the High Court’s final stamp of approval, Australia’s postal marriage equality plebiscite is underway — Anne Twomey, Shelley Argent, Anna Brown, Bill Shorten, Malcolm Turnbull, Mathias Corman, Jo Ball, Nick Xenophon, Tiernan Brady, Lyle Shelton, and Mark Poidevin jump into the fray! (Sydney correspondent Barry McKay reports.)

Plus Adelaide singer/songwriter Josh Belperio skewers the idea of a public vote on human rights with Dear Malcolm Turnbull!

And in NewsWrap: Trump’s Justice Department ices Supreme Court anti-queer rights cake, presidential trans ban and DACA denial further rile U.S. activists, a Georgia lesbian’s job bias case re-tests Title VII protections, pioneering lesbian-feminist writer Kate Millett passes "in the twinkling of an eye,” and more international LGBT news reported this week by Michael LeBeau and Tanya Kane-Parry (produced by Steve Pride, written by Greg Gordon).


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Wednesday, September 06, 2017

AUS Hate Debate & Trans Ban Tactics!


The marriage plebiscite debate gets down and dirty Down Under as you’ll hear in comments by Dr. Pansy Lai, Lyle Shelton, Dr. Kerryn Phelps, Tiernan Brady, P.M. Malcolm Turnbull, Lauren Foy, Alex Greenwich and Professor George Williams (music by Michael Ross, and Jade Leonard featuring Dolly Diamond and Luke Gallagher). Canberra correspondent Barry McKay reports.

Queer legal eagles James Esseks of the ACLU and Jillian Weiss of the Transgender Legal Defense & Education Fund make the case against the constitutionality of President Trump’s order to purge the U.S. military of transpeople (with Gay USA’s Ann Northrop and music by The Clash).

And in NewsWrap: wedding dreams come true for Maltese gays and lesbians, Israel’s top court rejects civil marriage suitors, Chile’s Bachelet follows through on marriage proposal, queer Chechens find refuge in Toronto, "X" marks the passport for non-binary Canadians, and more international LGBT news reported this week by Tanya Kane-Parry and Wenzel Jones (produced by Steve Pride, written by Greg Gordon).


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Wednesday, August 30, 2017

Butch Is Not a Dirty Word!


Madelaine Imber and Tandiwe Aebi-Moyo of the swaggering new Australian ‘zine talk about the complex lives of gender non-conforming women (produced by 3CR Melbourne, Australia’s Accent of Women program host Jiselle Hanna)!

And in NewsWrap: India’s High Court privacy rights ruling signals sodomy law repeal, Finland retains its infertility rule for legal gender change, trans U.S. troops enlist in lawsuits to fight Trump’s service ban, Australia’s plebiscite on love predictably descends into hate, Ugandan activists defiantly celebrate Pride underground, and more international LGBT news reported this week by John Dyer V and Michele Yeater (produced by Steve Pride, written by Greg Gordon).


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Friday, August 25, 2017

Post-Pulse Politics & Writers’ Rituals!


Queer youth trace the troubling Trump trail back to Orlando’s Pulse (featuring Brianna of Outcasting public radio show, produced by Marc Sophos).

Queer Life and Lit commentator Janet Mason sits down To Drink From The Silver Cup, put on a Straight Face and introduce us to A Faithful Son, as religion preys on authors Anna Redsand, Brandon Wallace and Michael Scott Garvin.

Plus trailblazing U.K. singer/songwriter Tom Robinson updates his late 1970s anthem Glad To Be Gay!

And in NewsWrap: no High Court road to marriage equality in Northern Ireland, Pakistan lawmakers ponder protections for trans people, Texas Speaker re-flushes the Governor’s "bathroom bill,” skinheads pepper spray St. Petersburg Pride-sters, Iceland asexuals expand the queer acronym, and more international LGBT news reported this week by Frances O'Brien and Wenzel Jones (produced by Steve Pride, written by Greg Gordon).


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Friday, August 18, 2017

Oz Goes Postal!



Australian activists challenge the government’s proposed mail-in marriage equality plebiscite (Sydney correspondent Barry Mackay reviews last week’s roller-coaster developments featuring Alex Greenwich, Emma Alberici, Mathias Cormann, Karl Stevanovic, Bronwyn Bishop, Tony Abbott, Christine Forster, Penny Wong, Malcolm Turnbull, Dr. Liz Allen, James Brechney, Michael Kirby, David Koch, Scott Morrison, Bill Shorten, Lyle Shelton and Andrew Wilkie, plus Tim Minchin’s viral satirical song)! 

And in NewsWrap: Presidential saber rattling temporarily trumps U.S. trans military ban, Kuwait deports gay men in a massage parlor rub-out, a "gay-looking" Russian wins a rare job bias lawsuit, Canada’s Defense Minister dances on Vancouver "Pride of Bollywood" float, Ireland’s gay P.M.’s presence at a Belfast Pride breakfast gives D.U.P. indigestion, and more international LGBT news reported this week by Michael LeBeau and Michele Yeater (produced by Steve Pride, written by Greg Gordon).


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Thursday, July 20, 2017

Taming AIDS & Gay Voice Angst!


A review of David France’s How To Survive A Plague is infused with some personal remembrances by our Queer Life and Lit commentator Janet Mason.

Outcasting Alex shares the thoughtful reflections of a young gay man who can hear the “queer” in his ear.

A Rainbow Minute ballad for British composer Sir Michael Tippett (produced by Judd Proctor and Brian Burns, read by John DeBoer)!

And in NewsWrap: Chechnya’s gay purge engulfs lesbians and trans-people, Malta’s Parliament makes marriage equal, the Church of England damns "the cure" and blesses the trans, peaceful Prides prevail in Seoul and Tallinn, 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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