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Wednesday, February 22, 2017

When The Black Cat Scratched!


Los Angeles honors the 50th anniversary of a pioneering pre-Stonewall protest action with now 80-year-old Alexi Romanoff, one of the 1967 demonstration organizers, who shares his personal and political story with Abby Dees (production assistance by Steve Pride)!

And in NewsWrap: an Australian Senate committee steers toward civil marriage equality, Washington Supremes wilt a florist’s refusal to serve a gay couple, Japan bans anti-LGBTQ harassment by government workers, the Trump administration continues to giveth and taketh away, the Chinese government funds a gay dating app, 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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Friday, February 17, 2017

Gay Iraqis: Refuge in Love!



Out of Iraq heroes’ tale of true love is a five-year saga of romance, repression, a heart-warming reunion … and a (hopefully) “happily ever after” in the U.S.A. (interviewed by Steve Pride)!

A Rainbow Minute finds queer strands in Alfred Hitchcock’s Rope (produced by Judd Proctor and Brian Burns, read by John DeBoer)!

And in NewsWrap: Chile’s President tests marriage equality waters, a gay Bermudian sues to wed his Canadian fiancé, a Japanese trans man challenges forced sterilization, more Trump Cabinet picks threaten LGBT rights, a high-profile trans Cub Scout changes packs, and more international LGBT news reported this week by Frances O'Brien and Danny Cruz (produced by Steve Pride, written by Greg Gordon).


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Thursday, February 09, 2017

Trevor Trumps Teen Suicide!


In turbulent times — made more turbulent by the new US administration —  queer teens in turmoil turn to The Trevor Project for support (Executive Director Abbe Land interviewed by Abby Dees and Wenzel Jones)!

At the 2017 Screen Actors Guild Awards ceremony, prize-winning speeches prompt political polemics from the cast of Orange Is the New Black and Moonlight’s Best Supporting Film Actor Mahershala Ali!

Ellen DeGeneres schools the president about Finding Dory on her award-winning daytime TV talk show!

And in NewsWrap: the Boy Scouts of America transitions on gender identity, another judge questions Lebanon’s "unnatural" sex laws, Estonia registers its first married gay couple, Trump taps a Scalia clone as a Supreme bathroom battle looms, 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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Tuesday, January 31, 2017

Queer Women Take Washington!


Millions of Women walk all over Trump's Agenda in D.C. and March around the world (Chris Wilson and Pam Marshall report from the U.S. capitol)!

A Rainbow Minute remembers oft-forgotten gay British-born iconic horror film director James Whale (produced by Judd Proctor and Brian Burns, read by John Porter)!

And in NewsWrap: transpeople will finally count for something in Pakistan, Poland's President disavows civil marriage equality, the Philippines Armed Forces welcomes "well-behaved" LGBT recruits, Putin's "no promo homo" law melts Polar Pride, Utah's "no promo homo in schools" law blocks bully deterrence, and more international LGBT news reported this week by Frances O'Brien and Danny Cruz (produced by Steve Pride, written by Greg Gordon).


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Tuesday, January 24, 2017

Manning Gets Mercy!


U.S. Army trans whistleblower Private Chelsea Manning’s shameful sentence is commuted by out-going President Barack Obama, who reflects on his LGBT rights legacy (including First Amendment activist Evan Greer, and Manning’s attorneys Chase Strangio and Nancy Hollander)!

Plus "Queer Life and Lit" commentator Janet Mason says “thank you" to the 44th U.S. president!

And in NewsWrap: Sri Lanka keeps its laws against same-gender sex, Ireland lifts its gay blood ban for currently active men, Gambia’s genocidal Jammeh reluctantly relinquishes power, Trump touts patriotism and picks a pro-HB2 Civil Rights head, comic relief is coming from Will & Grace to help survive Trumped-up times, and more international LGBT news reported this week by John Dyer V and Jessica Andrea (produced by Steve Pride, written by Greg Gordon).


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Wednesday, January 18, 2017

Obama Lang Syne!


We raise a toast to the outgoing 44th President of the United States with some of Barack Obama’s greatest LGBTQ hits! Meanwhile, departing Attorney General Loretta Lynch reminds us that “Yes we STILL can!”

And in NewsWrap: Israel’s top justices refuse to court civil marriage equality; support for equality advances in Peru, Portugal and Germany; Tory MPs block LGBT-inclusive British sex ed; a Chinese trans-man wins a landmark wrongful job dismissal lawsuit, and more international LGBT news reported this week by Carole Meyers and Christopher Gaal (produced by Steve Pride, written by Greg Gordon).


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Tuesday, January 10, 2017

Barack’s LGBT Rights Round One!


Do remember Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell and the day President Barack Obama repealed it in December 2010 through the voices of Obama, gay military activist Aaron Tax, Senator Harry Reid (D-Nev.), repeal “poster soldier” Army Lt. Dan Choi, and Congressman Barney Frank (D-Mass.)!

Plus “Queer Life & Lit” commentator Janet Mason reads up on those thrilling days of yesterqueer in The Right Side of History: 100 Years of LGBTQI Activism by Adrian Brooks and Literary Philadelphia by Thom Nickels!

And in NewsWrap: Taiwan moves to equalize civil marriage and ban "the cure,” North Carolina lawmakers double-cross Charlotte and keep their "bathroom bill,” a U.S. federal judge says religious freedom trumps affordable care for trans people, a trans Cub Scout is sent packing, and more international LGBT news reported this week by Wenzel Jones and Frances O’Brien (produced by Steve Pride, written by Greg Gordon).

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